The Sims 4 is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 17, publisher Electronic Arts announced.
Pre-orders include the “Perfect Patio Stuff” pack, featuring hot tubs and outdoor bonus decor. Users who pre-order the “Deluxe Party Edition” will gain access to the game three days early on November 14. The Deluxe Party Edition includes special content like a Flaming Tiki Bar, costumes, animal hats,and more, plus “Perfect Patio Stuff” pack. Furthermore, EA Access users will gain even earlier access to the game on November 9, via the “Play First Trial.”
Here’s an overview of the console version, via EA:
From creating unique Sims and building amazing homes to developing Sim’s relationships and pursuing careers, The Sims 4 delivers the same emotional connection our PC players cherish to a new wave of console players. Fans will enjoy being empowered to create and control people in a vibrant virtual world as they experience life’s unpredictable, entertaining moments along the way.
“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. “The game delivers a beautiful The Sims experience 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.”
As with The Sims 4 on PC, console players can experience and test life’s limits in a world where there are no rules. Fans will have the power to create unique Sims, customizing everything from their hair color and style to their fashion choices and life aspirations. With the room-based Build Mode, players can design and pick décor, effortlessly building their dream home. In the mood to explore? Sims can check out the various neighborhoods and dynamic venues the world offers.
The Sims 4 on console gives players the unique gameplay the PC base game has to offer, plus many of the additional content updates added to The Sims 4 post-launch. After the console game launches, fans can also look forward to periodic game updates and extra content releases.
Watch the announcement trailer below.