The Sims Online

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The Sims Online
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Maxis Software
Electronic Arts
MMO, RPG
CD-ROM
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated T by the ESRB
Main Credits
Will Wright
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
2002
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The Sims Online was a MMORPG game released in 2002, developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. It was the online counterpart to the smash hit The Sims.

Although the game is technically considered an MMORPG due to its persistent world and style of gameplay, the game is more similar to a social "virtual world". There is very little actual "gameplay" compared to other MMORPG's. Initially expected to become the largest MMORPG game ever, sales were slow and the game never reached the popularity hoped by EA and Maxis.

Each server is its own city (there are 11 currently), and there are 3 different jobs for a Sim to hold.

EA announced that the game would shut down all activity on August 1, 2008

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