HowTo:Skip The Launcher
1. Create a shortcut to Simcity (on the desktop or task bar) 2. Right click the shortcut, (if its on the task bar, right click the SimCity item that appears in the jump list) 3. Click properties4. In the Target field add
-state:SimCityto the end (after the ", and leaving a space between the " and -)
5. Click Apply and OK.
This shortcut will skip the launcher, but you should run the launcher periodically to check for updates, or when you hear about an update.