Through its official website, Electronic Arts has announced that The Sims 4 will become free-to-play from October 18, more than eight years after its launch. Although its current base price is €19.99, from that date you can play for free at Xbox One , Xbox Series X and S , PlayStation 4 , PlayStation 5 and PC . This fact, of course, will imply that the development team is more dedicated than ever to create new and significant experiences for the game, which means that they will continue to launch packs, kits and express deliveries of the Sims during the immediate future ».
We will see how exactly the dynamics of the title from now on and how this mutation is translated into what they could consider as a game as a service, something that will confirm or deny the same October 18 in a broadcast called behind the sims summit. There will be where they detail everything that is to come in the PRESS, and will begin at 7:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time) with the possibility of following it through their official networks.
To compensate for users who have paid for the Sims 4, they have prepared a couple of things. In the case of signed to EA play they can access The Sims 4 to work! Expansion Pack, while those who have ea play pro will also receive The Sims 4 Infants Pack of accessories. From those who had bought the base game, they will receive luxury oasis-kit as long as they go to pick it up between today, September 14 and next October 17.
You will remember that, from time to time, it jumps the occasional article reminding us of the price of all the additional contents of the Sims 4 if we want to have it completely, and for the moment (there is nothing more than going to its Steam page and display content) amounts to €984.43 separately. Nothing bad, so it seems that it makes sense that the base game can be played for free.
The Sims 4 will be Free-to-Play from October 18.