There's a lot of news about The Sims series this week, so let's get straight to it!
The Sims news
The Sims 4 neighborhood name confirmed
A page on TheSims.com has confirmed the name of a neighborhood set to be introduced in The Sims 4 - Willow Creek. However, Maxis has not confirmed whether Willow Creek will be the only neighborhood to ship with the game, and the main page of the website refers to "vibrant neighborhoods" (note the plural) in its description of The Sims 4. Also, based on the Build Mode preview trailers, it looks as though Willow Creek is going to have at least one form of mass transportation, though it's possible that the tram is just a prop. We will no doubt learn much more about the neighborhood in the coming weeks, because...
The Sims 4 is appearing at E3
The annual E3 convention is taking place in less than one week, and The Sims 4 is set to make an appearance. Specifically, the The Sims 4 reveal is scheduled to occur during EA's conference at 12:00pm Pacific time (19:00 UTC) on Monday, June 9. Additional information sessions will likely take place throughout the convention, so be sure to check in to see what has been revealed!
New TS4 blog
Aaron Houts and John Berges on the The Sims 4 team have released a new official blog, going into greater detail on the changes being made to build mode in The Sims 4. You can read this blog post here
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