Nielsen Super Data Shows $462 Million Yearly Revenue for The Sims 4

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NetBet has released a gaming revenue survey on revenue data for some of the industry’s top games. Among the list of games shown is The Sims 4, which is estimated to bring in approximately $462 Million annually. This figure was sourced from Nielsen Super Data for the financials years of 2019 and 2020.

Have you ever wondered how much revenue the top-grossing AAA and Free to Play (F2P) game are generating for their publishers?

With digital downloads, microtransactions and DLC items now so lucrative, the team at NetBet trawled through 24 months of sales and revenue data to reveal how much the most popular games in the world are raking in per second, minute, hour and day.

These are the results…


Game Revenue Data sourced from Nielsen Super Data for the financial years of 19 and 20. Gaming streamer salaries based on YouTube ad revenue statistics sourced from Social Blade and accurate as of July 2021. Professional esports player earnings sourced from For any questions on this research, please get in touch.

Electronic Arts has never released the revenue data specifically for The Sims 4, so there’s no way to know if these numbers are accurate. However, the survey counts digital sales and expansion sales (DLCs) giving us an idea of the financial success of The Sims 4 based on information from 2019 and 2020.