EA Games has announced that The Sims 4 will become free to download and play for everyone.
Players on PC via EA app or Origin, Mac via Origin, Steam, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One will be able to download the game at no cost from October 18, 2022.
Users who had already paid for the game prior to the announcement will get a free in-game kit.
The Nintendo Switch is the only console not included in the announcement.
EA’s Behind The Sims summit also holds on the same day, and the company plans to share more information regarding the future of the game.
EA Play and EA Play Pro members will receive an upgraded experience when member-only bundles of The Sims 4 go into The Play List on October 18.
The Sims 4 EA Play Edition includes The Sims 4 Get To Work Expansion Pack, while the EA Play Pro Edition includes both The Sims 4 Get To Work Expansion Pack and The Sims 4 Toddler Stuff Pack.