The Sims 4 is going free-to-play. The Sims 4 has countless DLC… Like, so much DLC, it’s insane. However, now that the base game is going free to play, a whole new wave of fans can hop in and enjoy the base game for free and then, you know, probably buy a bunch of DLC. The first one is always free, right? Here is when The Sims 4 goes free-to-play.
When Does The Sims 4 Go Free-to-Play? – Answered
The Sims 4 will go free-to-play on October 18, 2022. This information comes directly from the EA official website. Here is a snippet from the blog post.
“The Sims has always been about celebrating new ways to play and offers so many possibilities to discover. Beginning on October 18, 2022, The Sims™ 4 base game will be available to all new players to download for free* on PC via EA app or Origin™, Mac® via Origin, Steam®, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One systems.”
This isn’t just a limited free offer either; the game is going entirely free-to-play. Players will still need to purchase all of the DLC if they want to experience everything The Sims 4 offers, but it’s a great way to get new players in the door and part of the ecosystem.
However, if you’re an EA Play or EA Pro member, you’ll get some additional content for free as a thank you for being a subscriber.
“EA Play and EA Play Pro members will receive an upgraded experience when member-only bundles of The Sims 4 go into The Play List on October 18. The Sims 4 EA Play Edition includes The Sims 4 Get To Work Expansion Pack, while the EA Play Pro Edition includes both The Sims 4 Get To Work Expansion Pack and The Sims 4 Toddler Stuff Pack.”
If you purchase The Sims 4 between September 14 and October 17, 2022, you’ll also receive a free “Desert Luxe Kit”.
That’s everything you need to know about when The Sims 4 goes free to play. We have some other fun content for you to check out, like how to have more than eight members in a household.