Hi there Sims Wikians!
The official YouTube channel for The Sims series have uploaded this announcement trailer which reveals the EP is real, after it was leaked at the same time The Sims 3: Generations was announced, under the working title of The Sims 3: Unleashed.
It's no surprise that EA have selected Pets as a new EP, as it is something that everyone wants to see in The Sims series. The Sims 3: Pets will be released for the PC, Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms. There has been no official release date announced yet by EA but several sources are saying October 2011. We do know however that The Sims 3: Pets will be on show at E3 2011.
We'll be sure to keep you updated on the further developments that occur on the build up to the release and during E3 2011.