The Sims, a label of EA, today announced a significant milestone, reaching 100 million units sold worldwide. The first The Sims game was sold in 2000 and has gone on to become the best-selling PC game franchise of all time, sold in 22 languages and 60 countries
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"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.
If you're struggling to comprehend what 100 million units of The Sims looks like then EA has kindly offered some fun facts to help.
1. 100 million copies of The Sims lined up end to end would line the perimeter of the Wembley football pitch over 115,000 times.
2. 100 million copies of The Sims lined up end to end would stretch the distance between Land's End and John O'Groat's over 200 times.