The Sims 4 is officially announced!
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Hello Simmers!

In case your eyes weren't glued to Twitter today waiting for EA's "big announcement", here it is:

The Sims 4 is official!

You can read EA's brief press release here.

The Sims franchise is fueled by the passion and creativity of its millions of fans around the world. Their continued devotion to the franchise ignites the fire of creativity of the team at The Sims Studio, driving them to continually improve and innovate on one of the world’s most successful simulation game that has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.

Stay tuned to this blog post, where we will be providing any new updated information from the announcement.

-- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 15:19, May 6, 2013 (UTC)

Edit 1 - The time for reckless speculation begins with the first new image to surface from TS4: These eyes -


-- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 15:29, May 6, 2013 (UTC)

Edit 2 - According to various Twitter sources, The Sims 4 will either be an offline game, or will have an offline mode! I'll keep my eyes open for any sort of official confirmation on this, which I would expect later today. -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 15:39, May 6, 2013 (UTC)

Edit 3 - The Sims Supply was in on the Maxis conference call earlier, and they uploaded a recording to YouTube - take a listen here. -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 16:13, May 6, 2013 (UTC)

Edit 4 - The Sims 4 official forums are now up, on - you can find them here. Maxis has also put up an FAQ, visible here! -- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 18:31, May 6, 2013 (UTC)