Friday, 23 April 2010

Some stats on The Sims

"The Sims franchise celebrates its ten year anniversary this year and an impressive more than 125 million units sold since its launch in February 2000. Now translated into 22 different languages and available in 60 different countries, The Sims has quickly become a universal gaming and cultural phenomenon. Since its June 2009 launch, The Sims 3 has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide to date and holds the #1 best-selling PC title for 2009 in North America and Europe. Fan intensity is evidenced through the 130 million downloads of player created content including: Sims, houses, stories and more. The Sims 3 community site,, welcomes up to four million unique visitors monthly, handles 300 content downloads every minute and nearly 2 million uploads have been made to date, including 20 movies each hour. The Sims 3 YouTube Channel is in the top ten most viewed sponsored channels of all time with more than 28 million video views. Visit The Sims 3 official website to see what the players are creating at or the official YouTube Channel for The Sims at"
Source: Press release from Electronic Arts, 19th April 2010

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