The game’s deluxe edition will allow players to jump in three days early, includes DLC
EA has officially announced via a press release that its most entry to the long-running and extremely popular home building and relationship simulator, The Sims 4 is coming to consoles as it’ll be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Nov. 17.
The standard edition will retail for $49.99 and the Deluxe Edition, which includes the Party Edition DLC (including a tiki bar, animal hats, crazy costumes and more) and allows players to get their hands on the game three days early on Nov. 14, will retail for 59.99, according to a listing on Best Buy’s website.
Here’s a breakdown of the Deluxe Party Edition’s content, as written by EA on the PlayStation Blog:
- Unlocking Early Access to the Full Game, up to three days in advance of the worldwide launch on November 17;
- Life of the Party Digital Content, featuring the Flaming Tiki Bar and sleek, stylized outfits for your Sims;
- Up All Night Digital Content, featuring the Laser Light Show, fun decorations, and outrageous party costumes;
- Awesome Animal Hats Digital Content, featuring a collection of fun animal hats for your Sims to wear and show off.
Pre-orders also include the Perfect Patio Stuff pack that comes with hot tubs and more.
“The addition of a console-version of The Sims 4 has been long-awaited by fans and newcomers alike, and we at Maxis are beyond excited to bring The Sims to new platforms,” said Executive Producer, Lyndsay Pearson in the press release. “The game delivers a beautiful The Sim sexperience on console and comes packed with tons of the fan-favorite content, so players can look forward to the unique gameplay, self-expression, and fun that have come to be tentpoles of The Sims brand. The possibilities to play with life are as endless as the players’ creativity.”
The game, which originally launched on PC Sept. 2, 2014, features the ability to fully customize Sims, decorate rooms to the heart’s content with room-based Build Mode and neighborhoods and venues to explore beyond the home. It’ll, of course, include all of the zany fun that the series is known for like funny animations, the silly Sims language and hilarious situations.
EA says the game will feature many of the post-release content items from the PC version as well as updates and content throughout the life of the game, which is developed by Maxis and Blind Squirrel Games.
EA Access Subscribers on Xbox One can play the game even earlier on Nov. 9 via Play First Trial.
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