EA's The Sims turns ten years old today! In its first decade, the series has sold more than 125 million copies and made more than US $2.5 billion. These span the original Sims and its seven expansions, Sims 2 and its eight expansions, Sims 3 and its single addon, plus spinoffs like The Sims Online and MySims. Its popularity even seems to be increasing. It's been less than two years since the series hit 100 million sold. Download some Sims 1 Christopher Blair skins to celebrate!
The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announces the celebration of the ten year anniversary of The Sims™, the groundbreaking game that allowed players to create and live a virtual, simulated life on a computer. Since the original The Sims debut on February 4, 2000, the unstoppable, award-winning franchise has produced three core games – The Sims, The Sims 2, and The Sims 3 – supported by dozens of expansion and stuff packs with lifetime unit sales eclipsing 125 million worldwide. As the best-selling PC game* in nearly every major video game market worldwide, The Sims has continuously reset the bar over the past decade delivering new content, gameplay elements, platform support, and partnerships that resonate with its global fan base in meaningful ways and take the play experience to new levels of fun and entertainment.