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The Sims 3 racks up 3.7 million sales in past quarter

By Justin
Aug 4, 2009
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  1. The Sims franchise continues to do strong. It’s latest installment, The Sims 3, has helped EA rack up a massive $644 million in sales for its fiscal first quarter of 2010, with over 3.7 million copies of the game shipping out worldwide. At $50 a box, the ‘life-simulator’ is apparently representing over a quarter of that figure and according to EA is outpacing its predecessor. Even with the high sales, EA still lost money for the quarter.

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  2. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 548   +101

    "The Sims 3, has helped EA rack up a massive $644 million in sales for its fiscal first quarter of 2010, with over 3.7 million copies of the game shipping out worldwide."

    Again..more proof that piracy numbers are inflated by the software companies. Pirates are thieves and software companies are liars..Who are you going to trust?
  3. Pirates FTW
  4. dude: EA blocked almost half of the Sims 3 content to people who downloaded a pirated copy. A whole city was only available through an online download. The reason the Sims 3 sold so well is that for once, the free version on p2p did not contain the whole thing, people had an incentive to buy the box version. EA is getting smarter.

    and pirates should develop video games instead of cracking some software keys... they have so much talent at finding solutions to go around all existing protections...they could use it to create some cool RPG or something
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