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Gamedaily.Biz: The Sims Sells 100 Million Worldwide

Electronic Arts announced today that The Sims franchise has sold over 100 million units worldwide. Since the first game in the series launched in 2000, it has gone on to be the best-selling PC game franchise of all time. Currently, The Sims is sold in one form or another in 22 languages and 60 countries around the world.

"At this milestone, we want to thank players of The Sims everywhere for making The Sims such a worldwide phenomenon," said Rod Humble, Head of Studio for The Sims Label. "The Sims has been an interactive experience for people around the globe to explore their passion for creativity and we're thrilled to be a part of that. From building houses and relationships, from the first kiss to a toddler's first step, from kitchen fires – and even visits from ghosts, players have told more than 100 million unique and fun stories!"

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LinuxGuru2941d ago

That's like....one out of every 60 people on the planet earth that has played the sims...

Freaky.

Regret2940d ago

This includes expansions and theres like 20 of them, lol.

bootsielon2940d ago

1 out of every 60 people has bought it. The people that have played it may be a lot more, for those that share computers, or games, or siblings or couples or whatever. Hell, there's probably been a lot of piracy with this game, so I would say this game has been played by a lot more people than its units sold.

fermcr2940d ago

100 Million sold... what about illegal downloads ? ... 500 million ??? ... 1 billion ????

That's a lot of people playing Sims.