From Sims to Sims 4: When did it all happen?
The Sims franchise is a collection of games with incredible and interesting themes that flaunts players from all around the world. The game was created by the EA Maxis, which was later on published by EA or Electronic Arts. Currently, this franchise has managed to set records by selling of 175 million+ copies globally. After its first release in the year 2000, the current version of Sims game out in the market is Sims 4. Released back in the year 2014, it’s been more than 5 years for the Sims 4 game. Now, the fans are expecting some new adventure with Sims 5.
Sims 5 Release Date
Fans that are in love with this series since the start have had been expecting Sims 5 to enter the market for long. This game permits the players to carve and form personalities while directing them towards several situations that are almost life-like. The players acquire knowledge from this implicit world that allows the creation of regular tasks, homes, as well as the environment.
Has Sims 5 Been Announced?
The direct answer to this question is “No”. As per the statements provided by EA, the release date for Sims 5 will entirely depend upon how the Sims 4 performs in the market. However, rumors and fan assumptions have pointed towards the fact that the Sims 5 game shall add new features making it more attractive to the players.
Only the satisfactory sales of Sims 4 game shall confirm whether there will be a Sims 5 game in the market or not.
Here is a timeline for you to take a look at:
As you can observe from the pattern of release, there is a gap of 5 years for each game. It was expected by fans that Sims 5 shall release in the year 2019. However, the E3 2019 had no words or news about the game and it is expected that the release might get delayed as long as 2021.
|Sims Version||Release Date|
|The Sims||February 2000|
|The Sims 2||September 2004|
|The Sims 3||June 2009|
|The Sims 4||September 2014|
|The Sims 5||2019/2021?|
Will Sims 5 be open world?
Although no promises have been made, the highly requested feature by fans is the introduction of the Open World. The games that were released in past along with the ones released for Nokia N-Gage flaunted an exploration with Open World which is hauntingly similar to the series, Grand Theft Auto.
The Open World experience shall include being able to get out from the home to the city, visit the park, meet neighbours, visit the office, or similar places. This will strategically increase the experience catered by Sims 5 upon release. However, everything, for now, is just a speculation and nothing is official.