Maxis also goes on to talk about new features coming to The Sims 5, and how the business model will be different from The Sims 4.
Maxis's The Sims 4 Horse Ranch was the only other debut for the week ending July 22nd and managed to chart in third place.
Other figures for EA titles include 88.4 million deaths to the Ring in Apex Legends and 803,648 Portal experiences in Battlefield 2042.
EA has revealed that a new The Sims game is currently in development. Codenamed Project Rene, its customisation and creation tools were briefly teased.
EA has announced that The Sims 4 is going free-to-play. Alongside the announcement, the studio will be revealing more details during an event on October 18.
The Sims 4's newest game pack is adding Werewolves, with complete customisation and a new neighbourhood.
Scare your Sims with this new DLC.
Here's how recent EA releases are going to look and perform on next-gen consoles.
EA's life sim title hits another impressive milestone.
It's time to save the damn planet.
EA is excited about "tremendous growth opportunities" for the franchise "for many years to come."
A variety of experiences come next month for Plus subscribers.
It's time to find a major in the newest add-on.
Brew potions, learn spells, and summon familiars like dragons to your side.
New headwear and stars headline the fifth anniversary update.
Stop hitting the damn cuccos, Link.
Possible mobile and PC game based on licensed property in the works at Austin studio.
After the big Sims 4 giveaway, the company expects it to rival Respawn's shooter in player engagement.
FIFA Ultimate Team and The Sims 4 are notable winners in the publisher's latest fiscal results.
Over 1,000 objects will also be in the Build and Buy category (if you own all expansions, that is).