The next iteration of the world's best-selling game is due within the next few months, which actually means it's been delayed from its previous February 20th release date. EA now plans to have The Sims 3 on store shelves EA certainly struck gold when they hooked up with Maxis in this endeavor. Will they be able to carry that same amount of success again and have The Sims 3 become a best-seller? One complaint some gamers have towards chain titles that get a new version year after year is how diluted the series can become. Will The Sims suffer that fate?