News Archive - 2010

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To install this update, please start your game and use the "Updates" tab in your Launcher.

This game update includes:

New Features

  • Sims that drive extensively can now develop a relationship with their vehicles. Vehicles can be named once a friendship is formed.
  • The Vehicle Enthusiast Trait is now available. Sims with this trait can name their vehicles immediately and develop relationships with them more quickly.

Base Game Updates


This month all-new sets are FALL-ing into The Sims 3 Store: Loud, Fast, Clash!, Buccaneer's Bounty, Oktoberfest along with the FREE More Halloween Treats, and Speedy Style sets will keep your Sims fresh! Be sure to also grab the Bavarian Bistro and serve up some Kraut during your next meal!

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From now till the end of September, buy a SimPoint bundle and get a FREE EXCLUSIVE item!

Score a SimPoint bundle today and receive a FREE EXCLUSIVE item! But you better hurry and BUY NOW before it's time for the offer to walk the plank.

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Ahoy, Matey! Time to batten down the hatches and prepare for an escape to Barnacle Bay. The lush world located within the Simuyan Sea is the perfect island getaway for any Sim, buy your discounted SimPoint bundle today and visit the all new world of Barnacle Bay! Use the code SEPT15OFF to get 15% off your next SimPoint bundle purchase.

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Shift gears and take your Sims for a spin with The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff. Ships September 7th!

Gamescom 2010

EA Netherlands has invited us recently to go to Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. There we went to see DarkSpore behind closed doors, at the EA Business Lounge, for a very exclusive presentation. Our preview is now online!

Read our DarkSpore preview!

Do you have your own confessions from playing The Sims 3? Record your confessions, upload it to your YouTube channel and send us a link at We will add our favorites to the Confessions Playlist.

Watch Confessions Now

Your Sims have been cruising around Sunset Valley in their 3rd generation Prius, where man’s (and Sims’) wants and nature’s needs agree. With this latest video showcase, show us how your Sims have gone green. Submit your video to the “How the Toyota Prius Changed my Sims’ Life” video showcase!

More information here

A Whole New World for your Sims to Explore! An island nestled in the Simuyan Sea, Barnacle Bay is a vibrant vacation getaway with stunning beaches, campgrounds, parks, and a curiously modern downtown. First settled by pirates, fisherman, and artists – the world’s inhabitants now enjoy relaxing at Smuggler’s Beach and letting loose at The Wanderer’s Watering Hole. Will your trip be a vacation or a staycation?

Learn More!


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