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The Sims franchise has made EA over $5 billion dollars

EA's annual financial report indicates that The Sims series has surpassed $5 billion in lifetime sales.

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Jak Connor
Published Mon, Nov 4 2019 2:33 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Electronic Arts' recent financial report gave the public an insight in how the company is doing, and how some of their titles have shaped up since their release. One of those titles is none other than The Sims franchise.

The Sims franchise has made EA over $5 billion dollars | TweakTown.com

One of EA's titles that the company was proud to show off was Apex Legends, and how it has now reached 70 million players and is still growing. EA CEO, Andrew Wilson also went out of his way to talk about a classic EA franchise, The Sims. According to the CEO, The Sims 4 is still going strong with the company reporting a 40% growth in monthly player count during 2019.

Wilson also mentions how much money The Sims franchise has made EA since the first games release back in 2000. He says, "Engagement across the franchise has led The Sims to surpass $5 billion in lifetime sales. The Sims continues to be one of the great franchise in gaming, and we have plans to bring new experiences to its amazing players for a long time to come."

In other news about The Sims, EA are about to release a brand new DLC pack for The Sims 4 where players will be able to take their sims back to university. This DLC pack will let players decorate their dorm rooms, party, go to classes and much more, check out the trailer here. The Sims 4 'Discover University' DLC pack will release on November 15th for PC, and November 18th for consoles.

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Jak's love for technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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