Tuesday, August 20, 2013
What is The Sims™ 4?
The Sims 4 is the highly anticipated life simulation game that lets you play with life like never before. Create new Sims with intelligence and emotion. Experience all new intuitive and fun creative tools to sculpt your Sims and build unique homes. Control the mind, body, and heart of your Sims, and bring your stories to life.
What platforms is The Sims 4 available on?
The Sims 4 will be available for PC.
Will there be an online component to The Sims 4?
There will be additional fun and social gameplay elements for players who choose to go online (more to come on that later on) but the core game is designed to be played offline. It’s up to the player to choose how they want to play.
Does The Sims 4 require the Origin™ client to play?
You will need an EA/Origin account to install the game. Once installed, you don't need to be online to play.
Will I be able to bring any of my Sims or content from The Sims 3 into The Sims 4?
The Sims 4 is built upon an entirely new technology. The content from The Sims 3 will not be transferable to The Sims 4.
How do I stay up to date with the latest info on The Sims 4?
To stay up to date on all the latest The Sims 4 news, keep visiting our official website at www.TheSims.com, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSims, and sign up for our VIP Newsletter at www.TheSims.com.
When will The Sims 4 be available?
The Sims 4 will be available in 2014.
What is the rating for The Sims 4?
The Sims 4 is not yet rated by the ESRB, PEGI or other rating systems. We will update the website once we’ve received our rating.
Will The Sims 4 require a persistent online connection?
You will not require a persistent online connection to play The Sims 4.
What are the minimum hardware requirements for The Sims 4?
We are working to make the game accessible to as many players as possible. We will let you know once we’ve locked in the specs.
Who are some of the people that are making The Sims 4?
The Sims 4 is currently in development at The Sims Studio in Redwood City, and the team making the game is comprised by veterans whose experience dates back to the inception of the franchise. We have folks like Robi Kauker, Lyndsay Pearson and Kevin Gibson who have been with the series since the beginning. We will continue to introduce you to more of the team throughout the development process.
The Sims 4 is the highly anticipated life simulation game that lets you play with life like never before. Create new Sims with intelligence and emotion, whose every action is informed and affected by their interactions and emotional states. Experience all new intuitive and fun creative tools. Sculpt your Sims in Create A Sim and construct unique homes with the tactile room-based Build Mode. Control the mind, body, and heart of your Sims with dynamic, emotion-rich gameplay, and bring your stories to life.
New Sims – Create and control more intelligent, more relatable, and e
motionally rich Sims.
Intelligence – Your Sims move and act more naturally than ever before, from multitasking to expressing their emotions by the way they walk. Choose the personalities of your Sims, select their aspirations, and explore the depth of their lifelong goals through your Sims’ thoughts, social skills, careers, and memories.
Emotional Depth – For the first time, Sims feel and express emotions. Your Sims can experience a diverse range and depth of emotional states and are influenced through other Sims, actions, events, memories, or even by the clothing and objects you choose. Emotions offer you more choice by giving you the opportunity to create richer stories with even more possibilities.
New Creative Tools – Create A Sim and Build are more powerful, intuitive, and fun than ever before. You have the freedom to sculpt Sims with tactile precision. Effortlessly construct the home of your dreams with the all new room-based Build Mode.
Vibrant Neighborhoods – Chose among brilliant and diverse lots for your Sims to live in. Vivid visuals bring your Sim’s home to life.
Rich Rewards – Earn new objects, outfits, and traits by completing events, discovering collectables, and unlocking achievements.
Share Your Creations – Share your Sims’ households with your friends and the community. Download community creations for an all-new look.