In an EA announcement (via BusinessWire), The Sims 4 has set a franchise record, having reached more than 70 million players. That’s quite a feat, and it also means The Sims 4 has more players than people in the UK.
The Sims 4 launched just under a decade ago, back in 2014. EA also recently revealed its upcoming Project René, which is the working title for what will undoubtedly be The Sims 5. That news isn’t news, however. impediment to The Sims 4. , which has a committed community of Simmers who create impressive builds, tell engaging stories, and ultimately have fun.
The announcement that The Sims 4 has reached 70 million players makes it the most played game in the 23-year history of The Sims franchise. In addition to the news, the most recent expansion pack, Growing Together, has had the most successful launch week of the various expansions and kits for The Sims 4.
Again, this is quite a feat considering The Sims 4 has over ten expansion packs and even more kits and paid packs to choose from.
In EA’s announcement, The Sims 4 Executive Producer Phillip Ring shares, “It’s amazing to see how much our community has grown in the last eight years, and our players continue to inspire us with the countless ways they explore life in Los. sims. 4.”
“We know that The Sims 4 continues to be a creative outlet for people, and our team strives to deliver new and innovative game content that allows our players to embrace the chaos that comes with self-discovery.”
That’s not all for The Sims 4, which has also revealed two new paid kits that will be available for the game soon. The Greenhouse Haven and Basement Treasures kits will allow Simmers to build the gardens and/or cozy basements of their dreams, filled with items for green-handed Sims and cozy furniture to grace those desolate basements.
Are you one of the many 70 million gamers who have been immersed in The Sims 4 over the years? I have certainly dabbled here and there.