EA has released a statement on this achievement. Source: SimsVIP

We have to start off with a huge THANK YOU to all the Sims fans. Since we announced The Sims Social on Facebook at E3, your support has been incredible. We’ve surpassed half-a-million “Likes” on Facebook and more than 13,000 reviews at an average a 4.6 out of 5. We know your expectations are high. Don’t worry; ours are higher.

Playing The Sims with friends is something many of you have asked for, and we’re making that happen when The Sims Social goes live on Facebook. It’s about time that a…