The Sims™ 4 : Popularity, reviews, price, and Steam data

The Sims™ 4

The Sims™ 4 is a game released on Steam on Jun 18, 2020. The developer of this game is Maxis and the publisher is Electronic Arts. This article will analyze the number of players, playing time, comments, price and other data of this game on the Steam platform. Tip: The data in the article will be updated regularly. Most of the data we use for The Sims™ 4 comes from the Steam platform.

Game popularity

According to Steam data, the highest number of concurrent players in The Sims™ 4 yesterday (May 16, 2024) was 31,422, and the highest number of concurrent players in the past 30 days was 45,255. Historically, the game’s highest concurrent player count was 96,185, which occurred in October 2022. The number of concurrent players means the number of people playing the same game at the same time. If ranked based on the number of players, The Sims™ 4 is currently ranked #45 on the Steam platform. Statistically, it is a very popular game. Most Popular Games Ranking – Steam Tools

Time range Maximum number of concurrent players
2024-05-16 31,422
Last 30 days 45,255
All Time Past 96,185

Check the current number of players (real-time): Game online player query (real-time) – Steam Tools

Game Time

According to Steamspy, the average game time for The Sims™ 4 is 19.1 hours, which includes data since the game's release. According to, the average game time for The Sims™ 4 is 29.0 hours. You can combine these two data sources to determine how long players spend playing games. Game time represents the time a player spends playing the game. Something to consider is that online multiplayer games typically have longer playtime than single-player games. You may spend more or less time playing The Sims™ 4. Game & Player Time Ranking - Steam Tools

Time range Average play time (hours)
All Time Past 19.1 (Steamspy)
All Time Past 29.0 (Gamalytic)

Country distribution

Players of The Sims™ 4 mainly come from the following countries: China (17.6%), United States (12.7%), Brazil (7.0%), Turkey (5.1%), Poland (4.8%), Germany (4.3%), Russia (3.3%), United Kingdom (3.1%), Argentina (3.0%), Canada (2.5%), Ukraine (2.3%), France (2.0%), Japan (2.0%), Spain (1.5%), Czechia (1.2%), Australia (1.1%), South Korea (1.1%), Thailand (1.1%), Chile (1.1%), Mexico (1.1%). Due to possible missing data, this data may not list all countries. This is not an exact number, but it can be used as a reference.

Country Proportion of gamers
China 17.6%
United States 12.7%
Brazil 7.0%
Turkey 5.1%
Poland 4.8%
Germany 4.3%
Russia 3.3%
United Kingdom 3.1%
Argentina 3.0%
Canada 2.5%
Ukraine 2.3%
France 2.0%
Japan 2.0%
Spain 1.5%
Czechia 1.2%
Australia 1.1%
South Korea 1.1%
Thailand 1.1%
Chile 1.1%
Mexico 1.1%

User Reviews

The Sims™ 4 currently has a total of 136,044 user reviews on the Steam platform and a user rating of 87. If the user rating is greater than 70, we think most people like the game. Among all user reviews, 119,189 reviews are positive and 16,855 reviews are negative. You can judge whether The Sims™ 4 is a good game based on these user reviews. Top Rated Games Ranking - Steam Tools

Review Types Data Details
Total Reviews 136,044 (A)
Positive Reviews 119,189 (B)
Negative Reviews 16,855
User Ratings 87 (B/A)

Price Comparison

The Sims™ 4 is a free game on the Steam platform, so there is no need to collect price data for the game in various countries. While the game itself is free, in-game items may cost money. Free games may attract a large number of players, like The Sims™ 4.

Game name Price
The Sims™ 4 Free

Number of game owners

According to, the number of players who own The Sims™ 4 is approximately 22,128,637. According to Steamspy, the number of players who own The Sims™ 4 is somewhere between 5,000,000 and 10,000,000. You can combine data from these two sources to determine the total number of players for the game. It should be noted that this data is not an accurate value and may be significantly different from the real data. The game's developer or publisher may disclose The Sims™ 4's real sales figures.

Game name Number of game owners (forecast data)
The Sims™ 4 22,128,637 (Gamalytic)
The Sims™ 4 5,000,000 - 10,000,000 (Steamspy)

Sales and Revenue

According to data from, it is estimated that the number of people who have purchased or downloaded The Sims™ 4 directly on the Steam platform is approximately 10,111,777. The game's total revenue is approximately $90,310,966 (USD). For premium games, this data includes base game sales. For free-to-play games, this data takes into account all revenue sources. Tip: The sales volume and revenue of this game are calculated based on data simulation, which may be different from the actual data.

Data type Data Details
Copies Sold 10,111,777
Total Revenue 90,310,966

Number of followers

The Sims™ 4 has 344,670 followers on the Steam platform. Usually the more followers a game has, the more popular it is. There is a certain degree of correlation between the number of followers of a game and the number of players of the game.

Game name Number of followers
The Sims™ 4 344,670


The appid of The Sims™ 4 is 1222670. The appid is a unique ID assigned to each game by the Steam platform. You can splice the appid into the URL, which can help you easily find the game on Steam. Example:

Game name APPID
The Sims™ 4 1222670

Supported languages

The Sims™ 4 supports 18 languages, including English. The list of supported languages for this game is: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Swedish, Finnish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean

Language Availability
Spanish - Spain
Portuguese - Brazil
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

System Requirements

According to Steam data, The Sims™ 4 supports systems including Windows. This means you cannot play the game on Mac, Linux.

System Availability

Windows Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64 Bit Required. Windows 10
  • Processor: 3.3 GHz Intel Core i3-3220 (2 cores, 4 threads), AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz (4 cores) or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 128 MB of Video RAM and support for Pixel Shader 3.0. Supported Video Cards: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or better, ATI Radeon X1300 or better, Intel GMA X4500 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 26 GB available space