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The Sims 4

Rating Summary

Based on 72 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

70

Top Critic Average

21%

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Based on 72 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCSep 2, 2014

Developer: Maxis

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genre: Simulation

You create. You control. You rule in The Sims 4. Create new Sims with big personalities and distinct appearances. Control the mind, body, and heart of your Sims and play with life in The Sims 4.
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The Sims 4: Official Launch Trailer

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The Sims 4 is both fresh and yet also predictable, pleasant, comfortable and rarely overstimulating. It's wobbly, and you can still see some of its joins, or hear the creaks as new parts settle into place. It's not likely to win over any new players, but it will satisfy a lot of its old ones. For many of its fans, it will feel like moving into a new home. They'll settle.

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IGN

7.5 / 10.0
IGN

Sims are always entertaining, but they're not living life to its fullest in The Sims 4.

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Once more with feeling: this is a fine if familiar base game with great creative tools.

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While The Sims 4 is a good first effort that will entertain goal-chasers and fan creators, it lacks much of the variety and humor that defines The Sims.

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The Sims 4 is Free on Origin PC and Mac

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