At present, the market can withstand the test of time stand the stand-alone game is not too much, “Sims 4” is definitely a. Since the book went on sale in 2014, its core player base has grown steadily. In its latest quarterly results, EA announced that Sims 4 has reached a new milestone, with more than 20 million independent players in its career.
During a question-and-answer session with the financial series, EA CEO Andrew Wilson discussed the future of the Sims series and how to further advance its social element. “The main part of the Sims series is to focus on meeting the needs of players for inspiration, flight, creation and self-improvement, which is not necessary for social and competitive experiences,” says Wilson. ”
Maxis, he says, “continues to conceive of a new generation of Sims” and will focus on the “social interaction and athletics” element, adding experiments like the one that made Sims Online years ago “the beginning of the Sims experience,” which has lasted for years. Wilson went on to say that EA could still expect “significant growth” in the series in the coming years, based on the fact that Sims does not have strong competitors in the same genre.
The Sims 4 is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One platforms, while there are reports that Maxis is developing an unannounced new IP.