The dream of many has come true (myself included). From now on you can play The Sims for free. As part of the celebration of the game’s 22 years, Electronic Arts and Maxis have provided this option, in addition to announcing news. We explain how to do it and everything new that arrives.
How to play The Sims 4 for free: what is free and where can you play it
the base game of The Sims 4, which previously cost 19.99 euros, can be downloaded for free on PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One/Series X|S and PC (Windows and Mac): Steam and Origins.
To do so you must first be registered with Electronic Arts. You can create an account from the platform where you are going to play.
Yes indeed, expansions still cost. Our colleagues at Vidaextra have added the price of all the existing expansions together and it amounts to 984.43 euros. Although we are clear about which are the best expansion packs.
If you already had the video game before it was free, you also have a gift, you will receive the desert luxe kit with furniture inspired by natural landscapes for free.
If you are a subscriber to EA Play you will receive free The Sims 4 EA Play Edition, which includes the extension The Sims 4 Get to Work! Expansion Pack. And if you’re an EA Play Pro subscriber you’ll get the EA Play Pro Edition, which includes include The Sims 4 Get to Work! Expansion Pack Y The Sims 4 Toddlers Stuff Pack.
In addition, work has been done to improve the realism of the characters. The new free version has updated the appearances of the faces of the Sims preteens, teenagers, adults and elderly. Hereinafter hairstyles, earrings and glasses can be used without gender restrictionand they will be available for free On the other hand, in December it will bring a new annual mission “Christmas in the Heir” Y Players will be able to build and live on a luxury superyacht that will be unveiled in early 2023.
During a special event in which the brand has talked about the future of the game, it has been mentioned that in the coming months there will be packs, kits, free updates and express deliveries.
More news from The Sims for 2023
The next generation of The Sims is in development and fans are eager to learn more. For now, it is known that the game will remain true to what it has always been and developments will focus on the way Sims think and behave.
The Rene project (for renovation) is in charge of this new development. EA has communicated that they are working on more ways to play, tools to encourage creativity and the ability to tell stories. They have anticipated that players will have the option to play solo or collaborate with othersor to play through other compatible platforms.
New platform to download mods
For the first time the game collaborates with a platform to download custom content created by players. For years there have been players who have shared his talent and from now on his talent will be recognized in Overwolf. This platform is powered by CursForge.
The mobile version will also have news
They have announced that the mobile version will introduce a new item in build mode during the holidays this year, the balconies, with which players will have the opportunity to create dream buildings and can customize them with various styles of fences.
The studio has made it harder than ever to resist spending hours and hours in front of the screen playing their game. Now there’s no excuse for someone who hasn’t tried it to create their Sim and their house (my favorite part of the game). If you do jump into the game, I recommend these basic tricks to anyone new to the game.
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