How to Update 1.1.638.0 for "Sim City"

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"Sim City 4" is a game that allows players to build and manage virtual cities. Players can build small towns, sprawling metropolises or anything in between. Since the game's release, a series of patches have been designed to fix various bugs and glitches in the game. The patch numbered 1.1.638.0 helps fix a glitch involving night lights when the Building Architect Tool is used.

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  1. 1

    Register at the Sim City website (see Resources). You will need your product serial number to register.

  2. 2

    Log in and set your Internet browser to the "Sim City 4" update page (see Resources). Click on "Rush Hour" or "Deluxe Edition," and click "Next."

  3. 3

    Download the update file for your location. Save the file where you will be able to find it after downloading.

  4. 4

    Run the update file. It should automatically update your Sim City game and repair the bugs in the game.

  5. 5

    Check the suggested files to make sure they have updated correctly.

Tips and warnings

  • After you install this patch, a BAT update will repair other glitches with the game. Go to the Sim City 4 page for the Building Architect Tool (see Resources) and follow the same steps to download the BAT update.

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