The Sims 3 Release Date Confirmed (For PC)

Electronic Arts Inc. today announced that The Sims 3, the highly-anticipated flagship game from the best-selling PC franchise, The Sims will launch across the PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch and mobile devices mid-year 2009. The Sims 3 PC will ship to store shelves worldwide starting June 2, 2009.

"The Sims 3 is an incredible game that lets you play with life, create art and show off your creations," said Ben Bell, Executive Producer, The Sims 3. "In the game, players are inspired by endless creative possibilities like the new Traits and Lifetime Wish features which allow players to create Sims with real personalities and destinies. Players can then take their Sim into town to interact with other Sims in the game and capture the action on video to show off online."*

"The June launch combined with the break-through game the team is building gives us the perfect runway to create awareness for The Sims 3," said Russell Arons, Vice President of Marketing for EA. "The Sims 3 will be the original IP summer blockbuster of 2009 as we build off the success of the best-selling PC franchise of all time to create awareness with both loyal Sims fans and new players."

For more information about The Sims 3, please go to The Sims 3, developed by The Sims Studio, is also in development for Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch and mobile devices. To download artwork, please visit

* INTERNET CONNECTION required. See product pack for details.


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Comments Comments (4)

Posted by alienhominid
On Thursday 5 Feb 2009 9:05 AM
Meh. Don't really care. My friend will be very interested
Posted by arnies
On Thursday 5 Feb 2009 12:38 PM
"* INTERNET CONNECTION required. See product pack for details. " hmm interesting. I wont buy this though, I suck at Sims games
Posted by ChatterboxZombie
On Thursday 5 Feb 2009 11:33 PM
filthy filthy animals.
now go clean the kitchen.
Posted by Lisa3x3x3
On Wednesday 11 Feb 2009 4:59 PM
Saw a trailer for this at the local EB games the other day, it looks really good! hopefully it wont be a big "loading" game tho...