Quboid wrote on Mar 19, 2013, 13:40: The Sims 3 sold 1.4 million in its first week, selling 1.1 million in 2 weeks doesn't look good in comparison. I hope that's word of mouth hurting it, rather than just a lack of interest.
I doubt they expected as much as the sims initially. That appeals to a much wider audience with many many more copies sold.
Yes I know they are attempting to appeal to much of the same demographic with the dumbing down of the game, so they probably consider 1+ mil sales somewhat a success.