News Archive - 2011

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Join us on September 22, 9:00AM - 2:00PM PST as we unveil secrets and exclusive reveals of The Sims 3 Pets! Producers from The Sims 3 Pets on PC, Xbox 360, PS3, and Nintendo 3DS will present live demos of the game across these platforms. Tune in to find out what tricks we have up our sleeves (or paws) and for your chance to receive some treats as part of our random giveaways!


To install this update, please start your game and use the “Downloads” tab in your Launcher.

This Store update includes the following changes:

  • Faire Ceiling Lamp: The ceiling lights will fade away when zooming in.
  • Mysterious Deep Space Pods: The ceiling lights will fade away when zooming in.
  • Too Literal Tea Ceiling Light: The ceiling lights will fade away when zooming in.

*A game restart is required for updates made while the game is running.

Submit your questions ahead of time for The Sims 3 Pets Digital Town Hall using the Youtube Moderator tool on our channel! Upload a video of yourself asking a question on Youtube and submit the URL as well as other comments and questions in the Moderator tool box and your video could be chosen to be played and answered during the town hall!

Submit a video now!

Earlier this month EA released a new patch for The Sims 3. However, it has come to my attention that there are several people who experience issues after this patch had been installed. So I just want to add a little disclaimer. I don't know if the patch is safe. Install at your own risk.

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

This game update includes:

Base Game Updates

For some time the Sims are also active in the social network Facebook. EA and online games developer Playfish are working together and launched The Sims Social beginning in August 2011.
At SNW, we have already given some attention, we even created a forum for The Sims Social.
But what is The Sims Social?
The Sims Social
The Sims Social
Anyone who is even slightly Sims fanatic, wants also to learn about The Sims Social. In the past, EA has tried to offer their blockbuster online, but it wasn't a real success.
Using Facebook, with the help of Playfish, they try it again in the online gaming world. To play to The Sims Social , you obviously need a Facebook account.

The Sims Social is giving away the Llamark Chillblast Fall fridge for free! All you have to do is click the image below and follow the instructions!

Llamark Chillblast Fall fridge

EA Belgium is giving away 10 free Sims 3 school diaries via Netlog, a popular Belgian social network. Are you from Belgium? Hurry over to this post and leave a comment!

We have been invited to attend The Sims 3 Pets event in The Netherlands. Today I received a mail containing more information on the exact location and which producers will be there.

The event itself will take place in the Beatrix Building in Utrecht, on Tuesday September 13th from 4:30pm - 7:30pm. Producers George Pigula and Nicola Jenkins will be present.

I'm not sure how much time we'll get to play ourselves, but we'll try obviously. And if we learn anything new, we will write another preview for you all! Also, if allowed this time, we will take pictures! :woot:

Check out The Sims 3 Store's all-new sets today and give your Sims and their environments a fresh new look! Be sure to get into the Halloween spirit early with the FREE Happy Halloween: Gory Goodies Set!

Looking for a new style? Enjoy the eclectic collection of old and new design with the Boho Vintage Women's Collection Set, give your Sims' look an artsy take on vintage fashions. Complement this new style with a set that has an instantly distinguishable character, The Hollywood Regency Den Set, enjoy the sweeping clean lines and shapes of the Regency Style!

In de nieuwste EA Gamerelease kun je alles lezen over de grootste aankomende Electronic Arts-games. Hoe is het om als kat de krullen van de trap te krabben in De Sims 3: Beestenbende? Is het grasveld nog groener in FIFA 12? Kunnen racewagens tegen sneeuwlawines en politiehelikopters in Need for Speed: The Run? En hoe is het om in het nieuwste deel van de beste shooterserie, Battlefield 3, rond te rennen? Je leest het allemaal in de nieuwe EA Gamerelease.



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