Maxis brings its popular people simulator online to the masses.
Electronic Arts today announced the release of The Sims Online, an online role-playing based on Maxis' popular people simulation game series for the PC. Electronic Arts calls The Sims Online an Internet, multi-player version of the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. The game offers a massive virtual world created and populated by thousands of players from around the world. In the game players can create a Sim and enter the game world with a small amount of money to spend as they choose - they can purchase their own piece of land to do with as they please or they can join up with other players to create communal homes or businesses. Beyond that, players can simply spend their days exploring the world being created by other players, interact in social situations and enjoy special events put on by other players.
The Sims Online retails for $49.99, with a monthly subscription fee of $9.99. The game requires a valid credit card, and an Internet connection. Visit the official site for more details. The first month is free, when you buy the game. The Sims Online is rated "T" for Teen.
View: Sims Online Website
News source: GameSpyDaily