The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff Pack

Maxis, Electronic Arts

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OpenCritic Rating
73
Top Critic Average
50%
Critics Recommend
Based on 7 critic reviews
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The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff Pack

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Based on 7 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

50%

Critics Recommend

Based on 7 critic reviews
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Available on:Xbox Series X/SJan 26, 2021
PlayStation 5Jan 26, 2021
PCJan 26, 2021
PlayStation 4Jan 26, 2021
Xbox OneJan 26, 2021

Developer: Maxis

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genre: Simulation

Light the candles and prepare the rituals to appease your ghastly new roommates in The Sims™ 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack*! Spectral guests cause mischief and mayhem on Haunted House Lots, but Sims can perform a séance, befriend Guidry the Ghost, become a Paranormal Investigator, and restore order. Meet Ghastly Roommates — Your new-to-you home might be home to someone else, too, if it’s one of the new Haunted House Lots! Appease the mischievous specters to relax in serenity, or let them run amok for scares day and night. Cleanse Your Home — If you want to send your new roommates packing, Guidry the Ghost is happy to advise you. Remove accursed objects, perform a séance, commune with the dead, and receive gifts from specters! You can even summon Bonehilda the skeletal maid. Calm the Spirits — Master the Medium skill and impress Guidry to get a Paranormal Investigator license! Once you’re ready, take on some freelance gigs to expel unwelcome visitors for other Sims. With spooky activity on the rise, it’s up to your Sim to put a stop to it. *REQUIRES THE SIMS 4 GAME (SOLD SEPARATELY) AND ALL GAME UPDATES TO PLAY.

The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff Pack Critic Reviews

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The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff is a great example of a Pack, it includes some classic Sims dark humour, and increases the challenge of the game by a fair bit if you let it. It doesn't come cheap, but for the amount of content and the sheer silliness introduced it may just be worth it. The items are maybe my favourite so far with their witchy charm, and the return of Bonehilda is a welcome one. It is a lot of fun, but may be best suited to spooky Sims with a high libido…

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The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack has a lot of potential but needs some tweaking with the emotion buffs. A little more guidance on how to get things set up to be Haunted would make it easier for the player to jump in. The Medium skill is a lot of fun, and the new Paranormal Investigator career, while frustrating at times, is definitely something new and fun to try out if your Sims have been in a rut. At $9.99 it's worth the purchase, and a welcome addition to the game.

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Though it's got a few bumps, The Sims 4: Paranormal stuff pack is a spooky delight for fans of the supernatural, adding interesting new gameplay.

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Overall, The Sims 4’s Paranormal Stuff Pack adds some gameplay elements that make the game a bit more fun, but it’s definitely not content-heavy. Paranormal is something you engage with at night or on the side when your Sims aren’t busy with their actual lives.

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