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Celebrate Snowflake Day with us!
POSTED ON 11/28/12 10:00 PM
The Holidays are coming - or, what is known to the Sims - Snowflake Day! Why not celebrate your own Snowflake Day by sharing your Store Wishlists with each other? Come over to our event page and share your The Sims 3 Wishlist and screenshots of your Sims celebrating Winter. If you're feeling generous, why not surprise a fellow Simmer? Who knows if a fellow Simmer or a SimGuru will leave you a surprise as well!

Join the Celebration!  

Sims 3 Store Cyber Monday Sales – Happening Now!
POSTED ON 11/26/12 08:00 AM
Don’t miss out on huge sales happening right now in the Sims 3 Store! Find flash savings of up to 90% off on the 24-Hour of Power Daily Deals, one day-only discount on the new 55DSL Style Simpoint Bundle, and up to 75% sales on select store content! Sales end at 11:59pm PST, November 26th. Check it out before the deals end! "

Monte Vista Producer Broadcast – November 27th @ 10AM
POSTED ON 11/21/12 06:00 PM
Mark your calendars! The Sims 3 Producers Lisa Smith and Sarah Holding will be hosting a Producer’s Broadcast at 10am PST, November 27th. They’ll be doing a walkthrough of the world of Monte Vista, giving everyone a first-hand look at exactly how it looks from the eyes of the Producer. You’ll be able to check out the town, the houses, and the new items available – including more details about the Wood-Fire Oven. The Broadcast can be viewed by clicking here.

If you can’t make it to the broadcast – don’t worry! You can replay the entire broadcast at any time.

The Sims 3 Monte Vista: Available on the Sims 3 Store on December 6th.
POSTED ON 11/21/12 05:00 PM
Discover a land rich with beauty, culture and savory culinary creations. Find your inspiration at The Sims 3 Monte Vista, available at the Sims 3 Store on December 6, 2012 and in retail stores starting January 8, 2013.

Store Content Patch V 2
POSTED ON 11/20/12 06:00 PM
To install this update, please start your game and use the “Downloads” tab in your Launcher.

This Store update includes the following changes:

  • Updated objects to properly display snow and frost in winter with The Sims 3 Seasons installed.
  • Updated vehicle rigs to support water/snow FX from tires in inclement weather with The Sims 3 Seasons installed.
  • Updated fences to display the correct level of snow thickness in winter with The Sims3 Seasons installed.
  • Unlocked all Store purchased mailboxes for use in “buydebug” mode.
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the Galactic Simball Arcade and the Atomic Jack Planet Attack Pinball Machine.

*A game restart is required for updates made while the game is running.
Hoory for Holidays!
POSTED ON 11/19/12 06:00 PM
It's snowing outside, Sims are exchanging gifts, and everyone seems to be friendly. That must mean Snowflake Day is finally here! Read more about this holiday celebrated by Sims during the Winter seasons in SimGuruMike's latest blog.

New Venue Available! Stones Throw Greenhouse
POSTED ON 11/15/12 06:30 PM
Gardening doesn’t need to be manual and under the harsh rays of the sun. Get automated sprinklers, higher-quality gardening, and a shadier retreat from the norm with the new Stones Throw Greenhouse venue. Featuring all-new premium content including the Plants vs. Zombies™ Sunflower, the Stones Throw Greenhouse brings architectural charm and elegance to an enhanced system of gardening never seen before! Get it today at the Sims 3 Store!

For more details about the Stone’s Throw Greenhouse , check out the Designer Blog here!

The Sims Official Magazine
POSTED ON 11/07/12 07:03 PM
Check out the FREE The Sims Official Magazine! Available now!

Get the scoop with exclusive atricles, blogs and videos in The Sims Official Magazine, now available for FREE on iTunes and Android.

Don’t have a tablet? Get the magazine on your computer or smartphone at

Winter chills bring Seasons thrills!
POSTED ON 11/02/12 06:00 PM
Brr! Snowball fights, snowmen, and snowboarding! See what else your Sims can do during the winter season in Graham's latest blog! Pass the hot chocolate please!
The Art Of Japanese Grilling!
POSTED ON 11/01/12 05:00 PM
Watch out – flying vegetables ahead! With the all-new Itadakimasu! Japanese-Inspired Dining Set, you can create your very own Japanese Steakhouse, complete with the all-new Chun Co.’s Teppanyaki Grill! Avoid all of the flying objects, and get your Sims slicing and dicing with style.