The Sims 12 year infographic

Last weekend, the Sims celebrated its 12th anniversary. To celebrate that, the Sims team has made the following inforgraphic, which shows some fun statistics about the game and how we play it.


With millions of fans around the globe and more than 150 million copies sold worldwide, The Sims series is one of the most popular videogame franchises of all time. To celebrate The Sims’ 12th anniversary tomorrow, 4th February, EA is releasing a new infographic highlighting some fun facts and surprising statistics about this global gaming phenomenon.

For example:

  • 53 million hours of The Sims 3 games are played per month. That’s enough time to walk around the world at least 1,400 times!
  • With more than $2.5 billion in revenue, The Sims falls in the same class of box office sales for blockbuster films, Avatar and Titanic.
  • The Sims Official YouTube Channel has more than 70 million global video views, nearly triple the number of US Netflix subscribers.
  • 300 musical artists have recorded tracks in Simlish, that’s enough artists to fill the stages of Coachella and Rock AM Ring Music Festivals.
  • Sims, they’re just like us. The average household family size in The Sims 3 is 2.93 Sims. The average US household size is 2.58.

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