The Sims 3 Sales Record

More than 1.4 million units sold and 7 million downloads of player created content within first week
Electronic Arts has announced that The Sims 3 sold more than 1.4 million PC/Mac units within the first week making it the best-selling PC launch in EA's history. Fan intensity is evidenced through the more than 7 million downloads of player created content including: Sims, houses, stories and more. The Sims 3, also available for download from the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod touch, shot up to #1 paid app position on launch day and has maintained that spot since launch.