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How Much Does The Sims Online Cost?

 average costTypical: $9.99 a month 
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The Sims Online is a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) developed by Maxis[1] and published by EA Games[2] . Inspired by The Sims, a popular PC game, The Sims Online lets players create online people called Sims who interact with other Sims.

Typical costs:

  • A free trial lets you play for 14 days. To continue playing, users need to purchase a subscription for $9.99 a month.
  • You can also purchase a Game Time Code which provides 90 days of prepaid subscription for $29.95. These can help if you don't want to use a credit card online.
  • Game play requires high-speed internet access.
Related articles: Second Life, EverQuest II, World of Warcraft

What should be included:
  • Operating System requirements: Windows 98 or above.
  • With the monthly subscription, you can create one Sim in up to three virtual cities[3] of your choice plus one family in Betaville. There are 12 virtual cities available.
Additional costs:
  • Some players purchase virtual currency, or simoleans, to use in the game. On eBay, 100 million Sims Online simoleans have sold for -[4] .
  • Free online strategy guides are available on Sims Online Stratics[5] . The site also has a helpful guide to getting started[6] with The Sims Online" game play."
Shopping for the sims online:
  • You can download a 14 day free trial at The Sims Online.
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