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Very Positive (5,355 reviews) - 86% of the 5,355 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 2, 2009

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About This Game



Play with Life.

Create the lives you've always wanted!

Ready to live a freer, more creative life? In The Sims™ 3, you can let your fantasies run wild as you design your ideal world. Start with your Sim, refining each shape, color and personality trait until you get the precise person that pleases you. Design your dream home, but don’t let a grid limit you; place, rotate and stack furniture and walls freely and to your heart’s content.

Once the “hard work” is over, it’s time to be a mentor. Guide your Sim’s path through life, developing a career, finding love, and pursuing dreams and desires. Spending time with friends and family is just as important as mastering painting or accumulating knowledge.

Take things to the next level and record movies of your Sim’s adventures and share them with the ever-growing and thriving community. With a huge catalog of expansion packs and fun objects to discover, there is no end to the possibilities awaiting you. It all begins here; your adventure awaits!

Key Features

  • Customize Your Sim: Mix and match a vast range of facial features and body types to get the look you want. Infuse your Sim with personality traits and help realize their dreams.
  • Stage Your Own Extreme Makeover: Decorate your Sim’s home however you want, neat or messy. Use odd angles, create tall stacks of items, and apply your favorite self-made pattern to the walls and floors.
  • Range From the Home: Get out of the house and explore the lively and entertaining neighborhood for the first time. Be a part of the larger online community!

Online Disclaimer:

INTERNET CONNECTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT REQUIRED TO PLAY THE SIMS 3 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PRODUCT. ACCESS TO ONLINE SERVICES REQUIRES AN INTERNET CONNECTION, EA ACCOUNT AND GAME REGISTRATION WITH THE PROVIDED ONE-TIME USE SERIAL CODE. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO ONE EA ACCOUNT PER SERIAL CODE AND IS NON-TRANSFERABLE. EA ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF SERVICE CAN BE FOUND AT http://www.ea.com/. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO REGISTER FOR AN EA ACCOUNT. INCLUDES SOFTWARE THAT COLLECTS DATA ONLINE NECESSARY TO PROVIDE AND ACTIVATE IN-GAME ADVERTISING FOR ALL THE SIMS 3 PRODUCTS PREVIOUSLY OR HEREAFTER INSTALLED.


EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON http://www.ea.com/1/service-updates

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP (Service Pack 2) or Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
    • Processor: (XP) 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent; (Vista) 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
    • Memory: (XP) 1 GB; (Vista) 1.5 GB
    • Graphics: 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
    • DirectX®:
    • Hard Drive: At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
    • Sound:
    • Built-in Graphics:
      • Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or above.
      • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
      • 0.5 GB additional RAM
    • Supported Video Cards:Nvidia GeForce series: FX5900 or greater, G100, GT 120, GT 130, GTS 150, GTS 250, GTX 260, GTX 275, GTX 280, GTX 285, GTX 295; ATI Radeon™ series: ATI Radeon 9500 series of greater, X300, X600, X700, X800, X850, X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950, 2400, 2600, 2900, 3450, 3650, 3850, 3870, 4850, 4870 series or greater; Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA): GMA 3-Series, GMA 4-Series
    • *Please note that the GeForce 6100 and 7100 cards are not supported
Helpful customer reviews
790 of 827 people (96%) found this review helpful
349 people found this review funny
61.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 10, 2015
This is the kind of game you buy and play a bit and then forget and then one day you're like
"oeh i want to play sum sims"
and then you play it for 2 weeks straight then completely forget about it untill your next Sims 3 playing burst
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469 of 516 people (91%) found this review helpful
702 people found this review funny
262.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2015
Sim drowned at a pool party.
Death showed up.
Death started swimming.

10/10 would invite death to my pool party next time
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437 of 503 people (87%) found this review helpful
592 people found this review funny
23.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
>Starts game
>Forces roommates to join police
>Political career
>Starts writing book called "Mein Kampf"
>Book is a HUGE success
>Gives really inspiring speeches, tells everyone my opinions
>Reaches top, becomes Leader of the "Free" World
>Buys all the news stations, libraries, and anything else that could write bad about me
>Fires Bookstore staff, destroys all the books but Mien Kampf
>Roommate reaches top, becomes Head of Secret Police/Spy Agency
>Wears military uniform everywhere, only talks to white people
10/10 would Hitler again
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298 of 331 people (90%) found this review helpful
490 people found this review funny
19.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
- Robber was in house
- Went to confront him
- Did nothing
- Called 911
- Police showed up
- Had nice chat with police while THE ROBBER STOLE MY STUFF

American police at its best
11/10
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325 of 389 people (84%) found this review helpful
427 people found this review funny
1,756.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2015
Just finished making my first family.
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