Electronic Arts has announced that The Sims expansion pack, Livin' Large, is set for release this September. Livin' Large adds 125 items and opens up five new career tracks to pursue: musician, slacker, paranormal, journalist, and hacker. The game also expands the range of house-building styles available to players, providing many more decorating options and the ability to create theme-homes such as a Frankenstein-like castle. For an in-depth look at the new items and career options in the expansion, check out our series of Livin' Large previews linked to the right.
EA also revealed that the PC Data figures list The Sims as the best-selling game in North America so far this year - the title has sold a total of 1.8 million copies worldwide.