EA has confirmed that the beta for SimCity will last for a short time, starting on January 25th and ending on January 28th. Those interested have until 6pm (PST) on January 20th to sign-up for a chance to take part, via the SimCity website.
Running from 9am PST on January 25 until 12:01am PST on January 28, the SimCity beta offers fans the chance to play a one hour slice of the game** and to deliver feedback that will help shape the final product. As a live service, SimCity will continue to provide updates that evolve the experience, delivering a dynamic platform that grows and expands over time. For more details about the beta head over to www.simcity.com/beta.
SimCity, developed by Maxis and published by EA, will be released on March 5th, for PC.