I can see the business meeting now:
Boss: Johnson! We need to figure out a name for the compilation of SimCity games.
Johnson: *Half awake* …..uhhhhhh it’s SimCity…will be shipped in a box….The SimCity Box?
Boss: That’s brilliant!
Yes, coming this June The SimCity Box can be yours for only $39.99 and contains the following games in one box: SimCity 4, SimCity 4 Rush Hour, SimCity Societies, SimCity Societies Destinations and The Sims Carnival – SnapCity.
EA Unveils The SimCity Box
Popular PC Gaming Franchise Offers Five Innovative City-Building Games in One Box at One Low Price
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced The SimCity™ Box, a bundled pack of five games from the world-renowned SimCity™ franchise. The SimCity Box contains SimCity™ Societies, SimCity Societies Destinations, SimCity™ 4, SimCity™ 4 Rush Hour and The Sims Carnival™ SnapCity. Valued at approximately $100.00 USD, The SimCity Box will be available this June in North America at the affordable price of $39.99 USD.
“The SimCity Box is the perfect opportunity to discover the fun of city building with SimCity,” said Rod Humble, Head of Studio for The Sims. “This is the greatest value SimCity has ever offered and players everywhere can get hands-on with a wide range of SimCity products from one box at an amazing price.”
The SimCity franchise is one of the most popular PC gaming franchises in history, having sold more than 17 million games worldwide to date since the SimCity launch in 1989.
About the SimCity™ Franchise
The original SimCity was distributed in 1989 and was critically acclaimed garnering dozens of awards and selling millions of copies both domestically and internationally. SimCity 2000™ followed in 1993. SimCity 3000™ released in 1999. SimCity 3000 and SimCity 3000 Unlimited both released in 2000. EA shipped SimCity 4 Rush Hour and SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition in 2003. SimCity Societies shipped in November 2007.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTS™, EA™, EA SPORTS BIG™ and POGO™. In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO, SimCity, SimCity 2000, SimCity 3000 and The Sims are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.