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The Sims 4 base game is now free to play on all platforms, how to claim

Expansions, kits, and packs still cost a pretty penny, however. It’s been almost a decade of The Sims 4, and most fans are yet to tire of the simulation game. During the Behind the Sims Summit on October 18, the title went free to play across all platforms. Now, The Sims 4 has had its fair share of free weekends or ‘free on Origin’ offers, but this appears to be it for the game. Still yet to watch the Behind the Sims Summit? Catch up right here. Developer, Maxis, didn’t leave us with just that, though. They also revealed what’s…

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The Sims 4 base game is going free-to-play in October

Tune in on October 18 for a special-edition Behind The Sims Summit. The Sims 4 will go free-to-play next month, EA and Maxis have announced. Starting October 18, the base game will be available to all new players to download for free on PC and Mac via Origin and Steam, as well as PlayStation and Xbox systems. Maxis said with the game going free, it’s “more dedicated than ever” to developing new experiences for players, and it will continue to develop and release packs, kits and Sims Delivery Express drops into the foreseeable future. The studio will share more on…

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The Sims 4 Werewolves Game Pack urges you to embrace the full moon

After plenty of teasing, Maxis has finally announced the Werewolves Game Pack for The Sims 4. In the game pack, you can create and fully customize your werewolf using Create a Sim. Werewolves can be “fierce, playful, dramatic, or cuddly,” and all start with a beast and a Sim form that are linked. This provides parity and matches up to the other form. But you can also create a beast of your very own by unlinking the forms and making them distinct by editing face structure, ears, eyes, tufts, and more. The pack is set in Moonwood Mill, a former…

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The Sims 4 may be getting customizable pronouns and werewolves soon

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. New content is coming to The Sims 4, and the game’s developer has been teasing players a bit regarding what’s to come. Fans of the game can expect a new pack and two kits coming in May and June, all of which are said to be themed around the night. Seize the Night was teased recently on Twitter, and the pack tease has led many to believe werewolves will make a return to the game. Called Go Wild, the pack…

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Looks like The Sims 4 is getting a wedding-themed Game Pack

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The Sims 4 players are getting a wedding-themed Game Pack, if a recent leak is any indication. Last month, The Sims Twitter account teased that a Game Pack that “throws a party for love” was on the way, and what else would be considered a “party for love” other than a wedding? Makes sense. Plus, if you look at the official website, there is a content teaser card titled “Say I Do” – so what else could it mean, right?…

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Twitch Viewers Control Streamer’s Life, Sims Style

Twitch’s Jerma has elevated stunt streams and practical jokes into high internet art, and his latest project is shaping up to be one of his wildest yet. Yesterday, the popular streamer performed a real-life version of The Sims with viewers controlling his every move. The nearly-three hour stream hit all the high points of a traditional Sims game, from denying Jerma rest to locking him out of the house, and even watching him take a bath. But by his own admission this “tutorial” stream was only the beginning.

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The Sims 4 update adds over 100 new skin tones, customization slider

Maxis has updated The Sims 4 with plenty of new skin tones.Alongside the new skin tones in The Sims 4, you can expect a customization slider and new makeup swatches. You can also expect three improved base game hairstyles and a main menu makeover.The update has been in the works for a while, as Maxis promised over the summer it was in the works.“Inclusivity is at the core of the franchise, and we understand that right now we aren’t living up to that promise,” executive producer Lyndsay Pearson said at the time, promising more skin tones were coming alongside updates…

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The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu gameplay shows how to create your own Star Wars story

This new video for The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu shows how you can create your very own Star Wars story.As previously announced, The Sims 4 game pack Star Wars: Journey to Batuu is based on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort.The new trailer unveils the journey you will take to Batuu, and it features authentic sights and sounds of Star Wars, including iconic characters like Rey and Kylo Ren.As a new visitor to Batuu, your Sims can socialize with the locals in order to understand why Batuu is different from any…

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We chatted with Dave Miotke about The Sims Spark’d (and more)

By Alice Liguori, Wednesday, 12 August 2020 15:00 GMT We sat down (virtually) with Dave Miotke, AKA Sim Guru Ninja to talk about the future of Spark’d, the new game pack leak, the Sims 5, and much much more in this Sims 4 interview. The Sims 4 is six years old, The Sims is over 20 years old, and there’s a new Sims reality TV show out in the wild, so it seems as good a time as any to chat about all things Sims. Of course, Sim Guru Ninja can’t go into too much detail about the new Sims…