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The Sims 3

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
...
3.9
Windows
85
3.9
Xbox 360
...
4.0

Macintosh
Business Model Commercial
Minimum CPU Class Required Intel
Minimum OS Class Required Mac OS X 10.5.7
Minimum RAM Required 2 GB
Media Type Download, DVD-ROM
Minimum DVD-ROM Drive Speed Required 1X
Minimum Video Memory Required 128 MB
Input Devices Supported Keyboard, Mouse
Number of Players: Offline 1 Player
Miscellaneous Attributes 3D Accelerator Required

PlayStation 3
Media Type Attribute Image Blu-Ray Disc
Video Modes Supported HDTV 1080i, HDTV 1080p, HDTV 720p
Number of Players: Offline 1 Player

Windows
Business Model Commercial
Minimum CPU Class Required Pentium 4
Minimum OS Class Required Windows XP SP2
Minimum RAM Required 1 GB
Media Type Download, DVD-ROM
Minimum DVD-ROM Drive Speed Required 1X
Minimum DirectX Version Required DirectX 9.0c
Drivers/APIs Supported Direct3D, Pixel Shader 2.0
Video Modes Supported Full screen, UXGA (1600*1200)
Minimum Video Memory Required 128 MB
Input Devices Supported Keyboard, Mouse
Number of Players: Offline 1 Player
Miscellaneous Attributes 3D Accelerator Required

Xbox 360
Media Type DVD-ROM
Video Modes Supported HDTV 1080i, HDTV 1080p, HDTV 720p
Input Devices Supported Keyboard
Number of Players: Offline 1 Player
Xbox/Windows Live Achievements, Content Download
Notes 35 MB needed to save game


Technical information contributed by havoc of smeg (13029), thf (154740) and Sicarius (61025)