Sims breaks 100 million mark

Wednesday, 16 April 2008 07:19 GMT By Patrick Garratt


EA announced overnight the The Sims has now sold more than 100 million units worldwide.

“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!”

The Sims first launched in 2000. Since then, it has been translated into 22 languages and released in 60 countries. Bet you never saw this coming, Will.