I guess I haven't been paying enough attention, but apparently EA are also trying the Ubisoft-like thing of requiring constant connection. Unsurprisingly, it keeps screwing up, and is driving even their own staff crazy.
Guys. One of the reasons I buy so few new PC games is that I'm terrified of bizarre DRM crap in them. Even things that SAY they don't have any, I'm starting to be unsure if I trust.
CUT IT OUT. I should not have to rely on pirates to have any chance of playing a bigname game. (Naturally, I simply don't play them which is why you haven't seen any comments from me about anything recent....)