The Sims is a series of life simulation video games developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. The franchise has sold nearly 200 million copies worldwide, and it is one of the best-selling video games series of all time.

The games in the Sims series are largely sandbox games, in that they lack any defined goals (except for some later expansion packs and console versions which introduced this gameplay style). The player creates virtual people called "Sims" and places them in houses and helps direct their moods and satisfy their desires. Players can either place their Sims in pre-constructed homes or build them themselves. Each successive expansion pack and game in the series augmented what the player could do with their Sims.

The series includes:

The Sims (2000) for Windows, Mac OS, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox
The Sims Online (2002) for Windows
The Sims 2 (2004) for Windows, OS X, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Xbox and PlayStation Portable
The Sims Life Stories (2007) for Windows and OS X
The Sims Castaway Stories (2008) for Windows and OS X
The Sims 3 (2009) for Windows, OS X, Android, BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone, iOS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii and Nintendo 3DS
The Sims Medieval (2011) for Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Windows Phone
The Sims Social (2011) for Facebook Platform
The Sims FreePlay (2011) for iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Fire OS, and Windows Phone
The Sims 4 (2014) for Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
The Sims Mobile (2018) for iOS and Android



Pricing Information

One time purchase (perpetual license)

Supported Platforms

Mac Windows Online Windows Mobile Android iPhone Java Mobile Blackberry Windows Phone Origin Steam

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