The Sims Turns 20!

The Sims Turns 20!

Twenty years ago today – February 4, 2000 – Electronics Arts released a new Windows game called The Sims. It was a life simulation game and some analysts thought it would surely fail. However, 20 years later, the franchise is going strong. There have been 4 editions of the main series as well as a series of spin offs and mobile versions. The Sims is now available on a number of gaming platforms ranging from Xbox to iOS. There are more than 20 million players worldwide.

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