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Release Date, News and Rumors for The Sims 5

Five years have passed since the release of the latest game from The Sims series, and fans are eagerly waiting for the sequel – The Sims 5. The same companies will be responsible for the 5th game in the series: Redwood Shores studio of Maxis as the developer, and Electronic Arts as the publisher.

The Sims 4 is still getting new content

The team mentioned above is still providing new stuff for The Sims 4, and they are currently working on some DLCs. Although several years had passed since the release, The Sims 4 is still getting expansion packs, game packs, DLCs that introduce new professions, pets, etc. The development for extra content of The Sims 4 is expected to be prolonged beyond 2020 since the team once suggested that 12 DLCs are expected.

When will The Sims 5 be released?

It’s safe to assume that the next game from the series will be launched in 2021, even though the developers haven’t said anything official. They are very active with The Sims 4, providing cool DLCs and announcing that even in 2020 they will be working on similar content. And let’s not forget that The Sims franchise has always gone up to five with seven years of new content getting launched for each title of the series.

The Sims 5 is already under development

A gamer and a die-hard fan of the series nicknamed agent_bev claimed on The Sims forum that EA and Maxis follow a particular pattern when it comes to development. Thus he anticipates that it’s very likely that the work at The Sims 5 has already begun.

What’s new in The Sims 5?

Without a doubt, this should be the most highlighted question among fans. First of all, the game will be available for two completely new platforms: Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

A vast world with no loading screens will represent another cool aspect in The Sims 5. Of course, nobody likes loading screens between scenes. Therefore, why not put to the users’ disposal a big GTA-style map where the player is free to go shopping, go to work, go to parties, or where ever he wants? This is exactly what the developers have in mind.

Only time will tell how many new and exciting stuff The Sims 5 will bring for gamers. But we have plenty of reasons to expect another great success for the gaming world. What about you, what else would you like to see in The Sims 5?

 

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  1. If the playstation 5 comes out feb of 2020, aka 4 months from now, why would EA release sims 5 in 2021 for playstation 4 and xbox one? These two consoles will be completely outdated by 2021. Its also probably reason for the sims 5’s 2021 release date rumors… it gives EA 1 year of development to properly release a sims title on the new consoles.

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