Smith also revealed that she doesn’t see the title as a ‘casual’ game – and added that, in EA’s eyes, the games is “more of a toy than a game”.
She told the BBC: “The Sims 3 is a bit of a technology transition for us. But we have a team of 350 people in San Francisco working on it. We are focused on launching it on the PC first and will see where it goes from there.”
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The Sims 3 is currently due for a single-format release on PC in 2009, with an exact release date yet to be confirmed.