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[Update] Electronic Arts has revealed a little more info about The Sims 4, including the fact that fans don't need to worry about a repeat performance of SimCity.The Sims 4 is a single-player, offline experience with a focus of personalization and sharing.
[Original Story] The Sims is a juggernaut in the simulation space, and the minds behind the series have revealed that a brand new installment is on the way in 2014.
Electronic Arts and Maxis posted the news today, confirming long-standing rumors that a fourth entry is in the works. It has been almost four years since the release of The Sims 3 (pictured above), so the timing seems about right.
Details are scarce at the moment; EA only announced that the game would be coming to PC and Mac in 2014. Interestingly, no other systems were included in the announcement – a surprise considering the success The Sims 3 found on home consoles.
EA says that more information will be revealed later today, so we'll update this story as new details become available.
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Cool. My wife loves this series so she'll definitely be excited.
My mom will be ecstatic about this. That is all.
I'm sure they'll hose it up with some sort of terrible DRM that all the moms will never figure out
I don't play much Sims, but it's gonna be hilarious if they announce this'll be always online.
I do not like the Sims, but my sister does. She will probably want this.