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The Sims 4: Parenthood Game Pack coming soon!

The Sims 4: Parenthood, previously referred to as the "Family Game Pack," has an official worldwide release date of May 30, 2017!

Quarterly teaser video

EA released the second "quarterly teaser" video of 2017. The video teases at a new family-related game pack set to release in spring 2017, and a new exercise-related stuff pack for summer 2017. You can watch the teaser video here! (Apr 4 2017)

Toddlers added to The Sims 4 in new update

A surprise game update to The Sims 4 added toddlers to the game. Along with toddlers, new toddler traits, toddler skills, and toddler-specific objects were also added. Toddlers can be created in Create a Sim or can be "aged up" from a baby. (Jan 12 2017)

The Sims 4: Vampires announced

The Sims 4: Vampires—the fourth game pack for The Sims 4—was announced. Along with the eponymous vampires, Vampires will also come with Forgotten Hollow, a spooky new world consisting of a single neighborhood of five lots. (Jan 10 2017)

Update: Patch 45 fixes Club system bug

Patch 45 to The Sims 4 was released on December 6, 2016, in order to fix a bug in the club system accidentally introduced in the previous game patch (see below). (Dec 6 2016)

The Sims 4 Update 44 breaks club system

SimsVIP is reporting that patch 44, released on December 1, breaks the club system introduced in The Sims 4: Get Together. The issue is being investigated, but players are advised to avoid loading any saved games with clubs until the problems are resolved. (Dec 2 2016)

The Sims 4: Vintage Glamour Stuff announced

The ninth stuff pack for The Sims 4Vintage Glamour Stuff—has been announced, with a release date of December 6, 2016. You can read the official announcement and watch the announcement trailer for VGS here! (Nov 29 2016)

The Sims 4: City Living now available

The Sims 4: City Living, the third expansion pack for The Sims 4, was released on November 1, 2016. It includes the new city of San Myshuno, the return of apartments and penthouses, new careers, and several other new features. (Nov 1 2016)

New City Living careers announced

Three new careers in The Sims 4: City Living have been revealed; politics, critic, and social media. Each career will have two career branches, and will include career assignments that allow Sims to travel around the world to perform work tasks. has an official Careers blog with more information. (Oct 13 2016)

New information about City Living apartments

A new apartments trailer for The Sims 4: City Living, as well as an extensive Twitter Q&A session, have given us lots of information about apartments, penthouses, and many other new features in City Living; read more about it here! (Sep 21 2016)

The Sims 4: City Living expansion pack in development

The Sims 4: City Living was announced as the third expansion pack for The Sims 4, with a scheduled November 1, 2016 release date. (Sep 12 2016)

Rachel Franklin leaves Maxis

Rachel Franklin, General Manager of Maxis, announced through her "SimGuruRachel" Twitter page that she is leaving the company. Franklin has served as Maxis' general manager since September 2015. (Sep 9 2016)

The Sims 4: Backyard Stuff now available

The Sims 4: Backyard Stuff—the eighth stuff pack for The Sims 4—was released worldwide on July 19, 2016. Backyard Stuff includes new clothes and hairstyles, a bird feeder, and a lawn water slide. (Jul 12 2016)

The Sims 4: Kids Room Stuff now available

The Sims 4: Kids Room Stuff—the seventh stuff pack for The Sims 4—was released worldwide on June 28, 2016 and focuses on children's clothes and activities. (Jun 28 2016)

The Sims 4: Dine Out now available!

The Sims 4: Dine Out, the third game pack for The Sims 4, was released worldwide on June 7, 2016. The pack allows Sims to own and manage restaurants. (Jun 7 2016)

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  • Hi. Can we please have some more events happening? GamerBoy (talk) 11:06, March 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • We have retired our weekly news segment and The Sim's Pen. We may still post occasional blog posts about significant game or wiki updates, and they'll be found at Blog:The Sims Wiki News. Sorry for those who were sad to see this feature go, but it's been dead for several months now and it's time to put it to rest. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 22:58, September 11, 2016 (UTC)
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