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The Sims is a series of real-life simulation videogames and it's a sub-series of the Sim series.

Video Games

The Sims series is composite of 4 main games and 27 minor games for a total of 31 different games.

Main games

The Sims series is composite of 4 main games:

  • The Sims (February 4, 2000), Windows, Mac OS.
  • The Sims 2 (September 14, 2004), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims 3 (June 2, 2009), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims 4 (September 2, 2014), Windows, Mac OS. Also ported to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on November 17, 2017.

Other PC games

9 more PC games were released in the The Sims series:

  • The Sims Online (December 17, 2002), Windows. Servers shut down on 1 August 2008.
  • The Sims Life Stories (February 6, 2007), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims Pet Stories (June 19, 2007), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims Carnival (2007), online. Actually just a software, not a game.
  • The Sims Carnival: Bumper Blast (January 15, 2008), PC.
  • The Sims Carnival: SnapCity (January 15, 2008), PC.
  • The Sims Castaway Stories (January 29, 2008), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims Medieval (March 22, 2011), Windows, Mac OS X.
  • The Sims Social (August 9, 2011), online. Found at Facebook.com, removed from site on June 14, 2013.

Console games

18 more games were released exclusive for gaming consoles. Note: the console versions of expansions (such as The Sims 2: Pets) are sometimes considered ports of them, but being complete games instead of expansions, they're totally different releases and are listed here.

The Sims era:

  • The Sims (January 12, 2003), PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube. Console version of The Sims, is a very different game.
  • The Sims: Bustin' Out (December 2, 2003), Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox. In 2004 the GBA version was re-released for Nokia N-Gage.
  • The Urbz: Sims in the City (November 9, 2004), PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS.

The Sims 2 era:

  • The Sims 2 (October 2, 2005), PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PSP, mobile phone. Console version of The Sims 2, is a very different game.
  • The Sims 2: Pets (October 18, 2006), PlayStation 2, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, PSP, mobile phone. Console version of The Sims 2: Pets expansion.
  • The Sims Bowling (July 2007), mobile phone.
  • The Sims Pool (July 2007), mobile phone.
  • The Sims 2: Castaway (October 22, 2007), PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP, mobile phone.
  • The Sims DJ (November 2, 2007), mobile phone.
  • The Sims 2: Apartment Pets (August 26, 2008), Nintendo DS.

The Sims 3 era:

  • The Sims 3 (June 2, 2009), smartphone.
  • The Sims 3 (June 2009), mobile phone.
  • The Sims 3: World Adventures (April 2, 2010), smartphone version of The Sims 3: World Adventures expansion.
  • The Sims 3: Ambitions (April 2, 2010), smartphone version of The Sims 3: Ambitions expansion.
  • The Sims 3 (October 26, 2010), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii. Released for the Nintendo 3DS on 25 march 2011.
  • The Sims 3: Pets (October 18, 2011), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS.
  • The Sims FreePlay (December 15, 2011), iPhone OS.
  • The Sims 3: Supernatural (October 22, 2012), Smartphone.

The MySims series is also sometimes considered part of The Sims series, but here it's considered just a spin-off of it.

Expansions

The Sims:

  • The Sims: Livin' Large (August 27, 2000), called The Sims: Livin' It Up in Europe.
  • The Sims: House Party (April 2, 2001).
  • The Sims: Hot Date (November 14, 2001).
  • The Sims: Vacation (March 28, 2002).
  • The Sims: Unleashed (November 7, 2002).
  • The Sims: Superstar (May 13, 2003).
  • The Sims: Makin' Magic (October 29, 2003).

The Sims 2 (main expansions):

  • The Sims 2: University (March 1, 2005).
  • The Sims 2: Nightlife (September 13, 2005).
  • The Sims 2: Open For Business (March 2, 2006).
  • The Sims 2: Pets (October 18, 2006).
  • The Sims 2: Seasons (March 1, 2007).
  • The Sims 2: Bon Voyage (September 4, 2007).
  • The Sims 2: FreeTime (February 22, 2008).
  • The Sims 2: Apartment Life (August 25, 2008).

The Sims 2 (Stuff Packs):

  • The Sims 2: Family Fun Stuff (April 13, 2006).
  • The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff (August 31, 2006).
  • The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Stuff (November 7, 2006). Includes all elements previously released in the Holiday Party Pack (see below) and some new ones.
  • The Sims 2: Celebration! Stuff (April 3, 2007).
  • The Sims 2: H&M Fashion Stuff (June 5, 2007).
  • The Sims 2: Teen Style Stuff (November 5, 2007).
  • The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff (April 15, 2008).
  • The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff (June 24, 2008).
  • The Sims 2: Mansion & Garden Stuff (November 17, 2008).

The Sims 2 (minor expansions):

  • The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack (November 17, 2005), downloadable for those who already owned a copy of The Sims 2 as alternative to The Sims 2: Holiday Edition 2005. Sometimes considered the first Stuff Pack, it is not, because its title is different, because it wasn't released in stores, and because all of its contents were later released in an actual Stuff Pack: Happy Holiday Stuff.
  • The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Mini Pack (November 15, 2006), downloadable for those who already owned The Sims 2: Holiday Edition 2005 or The Sims 2 and the Holiday Party Pack as an alternative to The Sims 2: Holiday Edition 2006. It only includes the Happy Holiday Stuff's exclusive elements.

Additional content could be singularily purchised through The Sims 2 store at TheSims2.com. Site shut down on January 14, 2013.

The Sims 3 (main expansions):

  • The Sims 3: World Adventures (November 19, 2009).
  • The Sims 3: Ambitions (June 1, 2010).
  • The Sims 3: Late Night (October 26, 2010).
  • The Sims 3: Generations (May 31, 2011).
  • The Sims 3: Pets (October 18, 2011).
  • The Sims 3: Showtime (March 6, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: Supernatural (September 4, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: Seasons (November 13, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: University Life (March 5, 2013)
  • The Sims 3: Island Paradise (June 25, 2013)
  • The Sims 3: Into the Future (October 22, 2013)

The Sims 3 (Stuff Packs):

  • The Sims 3: High-End Loft Stuff (February 2, 2010), known as The Sims 3: Design and Hi-Tech Stuff in Europe.
  • The Sims 3: Fast Lane Stuff (September 7, 2010).
  • The Sims 3: Outdoor Living Stuff (February 1, 2011).
  • The Sims 3: Town Life Stuff (July 26, 2011).
  • The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff (January 24, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: Katy Perry's Sweet Treats (June 5, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: Diesel Stuff (July 10, 2012).
  • The Sims 3: 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff (January 22, 2013).
  • The Sims 3: Movie Stuff (September 10, 2013)

Additional content can be singularily purchised through The Sims 3 store at TheSims3.com. Site shut down on January 14, 2013.

The Sims Medieval:

  • The Sims Medieval: Pirates and Nobles (August 30, 2011).

The Sims 4 (main expansions):

  • The Sims 4: Get to Work (March 31, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Get Together (December 8, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: City Living (November 1, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs (November 10, 2017)

The Sims 4 (Game Packs):

  • The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat (January 13, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Spa Day (July 14, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Dine Out (June 7, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Vampires (January 24, 2017)
  • The Sims 4: Parenthood (May 30, 2017)

The Sims 4 (Stuff Packs):

  • The Sims 4: Luxury Party Stuff (May 19, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Perfect Patio Stuff (June 16, 2015). Also available for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions.
  • The Sims 4: Cool Kitchen Stuff (August 11, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Spooky Stuff (September 29, 2015)
  • The Sims 4: Movie Hangout Stuff (January 12, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Romantic Garden Stuff (February 9, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Kids Room Stuff (June 28, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Backyard Stuff (July 19, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Vintage Glamour Stuff (December 6, 2016)
  • The Sims 4: Bowling Night Stuff (March 29, 2017)
  • The Sims 4: Fitness Stuff (June 20, 2017)
  • The Sims 4: Toddler Stuff (August 24, 2017)

Compilations

The Sims:

  • The Sims Collector's Edition (March 23, 2001). Includes The Sims and its expansion Livin' Large.
  • The Sims Party Pack (2002). Includes The Sims and its expansion House Party.
  • The Sims Triple Party Pack (2002). Includes The Sims and its expansions Livin' Large and House Party.
  • The Sims Deluxe Edition (October 4, 2002). Includes The Sims, its expansion Livin' Large, some exclusive items and the software The Sims Creator.
  • The Sims Double Deluxe (October 10, 2003). Includes all contents from Deluxe Edition plus the House Party expansion and some other exclusive contents.
  • The Sims Mega Deluxe (May 25, 2004). Includes all contents from Double Deluxe plus the Hot Date expansion.
  • The Sims Triple Deluxe (June 18, 2004). Includes all contents from Double Deluxe plus the Vacation expansion.
  • The Sims Full House (2005). Includes The Sims all its seven expansions and a The Sims 2 Preview. Only released in Australia and New Zeland.
  • The Sims Expansion Collection - Volume One (March 15, 2005). Includes The Sims: House Party and The Sims: Unleashed.
  • The Sims Expansion Collection - Volume Two (March 15, 2005). Includes The Sims: Hot Date and The Sims: Makin' Magic.
  • The Sims Expansion Collection - Volume Three (March 15, 2005). Includes The Sims: Vacation and The Sims: Superstar.
  • The Sims Expansion Three-Pack - Volume One (November 1, 2005). Includes The Sims: House Party, The Sims: Unleashed and The Sims: Superstar.
  • The Sims Expansion Three-Pack - Volume Two (November 1, 2005). Includes The Sims: Hot Date, The Sims: Vacation and The Sims: Makin' Magic.
  • The Sims Complete Collection (November 1, 2005). Includes The Sims, all its seven expansions, The Sims Creator and all contents exclusive of Deluxe Edition and Double Deluxe.
  • The Sims 8 in 1 (2006). Includes The Sims and all its seven expansions.

The Sims 2:

  • The Sims 2 Holiday Edition (November 15, 2005), also known as The Sims 2 Holiday Edition 2005 to distinguish it from the 2006 one. It includes The Sims 2 plus The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack.
  • The Sims 2 Holiday Edition (November 15, 2006), also known as The Sims 2 Holiday Edition 2006 to distinguish it from the 2005 one. It includes The Sims 2 plus The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Stuff.
  • The Sims 2 Deluxe (May 8, 2007). Includes The Sims 2, its expansion The Sims 2: Nightlife and some bonus contents.
  • The Sims 2: FreeTime Limited Collection (February 26, 2008). Includes The Sims 2 Deluxe and The Sims 2: FreeTime.
  • The Sims 2 Double Deluxe (April 15, 2008). Includes The Sims 2, its expansion The Sims 2: Nightlife and The Sims 2: Celebration! Stuff.
  • The Sims 2 University Life Collection (August 24, 2009). Includes The Sims 2: University, The Sims 2 Teen Style Stuff and The Sims 2: IKEA Home Stuff.
  • The Sims 2: Apartment Life Limited Collection (August 26, 2008). Includes The Sims 2 Double Deluxe and The Sims 2: Apartment Life.
  • The Sims 2 Best of Business Collection (October 6, 2009). Includes The Sims 2: Open for Business, The Sims 2: H&M Fashion Stuff and The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bath Interior Design Stuff.
  • The Sims 2 Fun with Pets Collection (January 12, 2010). Includes The Sims 2: Pets, The Sims 2: Family Fun Stuff and The Sims 2: Mansion & Garden Stuff.
  • The Sims 2: Ultimate Collection (July 17, 2014). Digital release including The Sims 2 with all its expations and stuff packs.
  • The Sims 2: Super Collection (August 7, 2014). Digital release including The Sims 2, its expations University, Nightlife, Open for Business, Pets, Seasons and Bon Voyage as well as the Stuff Packs Happy Holiday Stuff, Family Fun Stuff and Glamour Life Stuff.

The Sims Stories:

  • The Sims Stories Collection (December 4, 2008). Includes all three games in the series: The Sims Life Stories, The Sims Pet Stories and The Sims Castaway Stories.

The Sims 3:

  • The Sims 3: Deluxe (September 28, 2010). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Ambitions.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Pets (October 18, 2011). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Pets.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Showtime (March 6, 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Showtime.
  • The Sims 3 Showtime Katy Perry Collector's Edition (March 6, 2012). Includes The Sims 3, its expansion The Sims 3: Showtime and some bonus contents.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Supernatural (September 4, 2012) Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Supernatural.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Seasons (November 13, 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Seasons.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Late Night (December 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Late Night.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Generations (December 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Generations.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Hidden Springs and Barnacle Bay (December 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and the worlds from The Sims 3 store Hidden Springs and Barnacle Bay.
  • The Sims 3 Plus University Life (March 23, 2013). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: University Life.
  • The Sims 3: Worlds Bundle (May 14, 2013 ). Includes Monte Vista and Hidden Springs, worlds from The Sims 3 store.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Island Paradise (June 25, 2013). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Island Paradise.
  • The Sims 3: Expansion Bundle (July 16, 2013). Includes The Sims 3: World Adventures and The Sims 3: Generations.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Plus Monte Vista and Dragon Valley (December 2012). Includes The Sims 3 and the worlds from The Sims 3 store Plus Monte Vista and Dragon Valley.
  • The Sims 3 Plus Into the Future (October 22, 2013). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Into the Future.
  • The Sims 3: Holiday Pack (December 2013). Includes The Sims 3 and its expansion The Sims 3: Late Night, and The Sims 3: Seasons.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


4Arrow L SimCity20000204 February 04, 2000The original The Sims is supposed to take place in SimCity.1
5Arrow R The Drew Carey Show20001004 October 04, 2000The episode "Drew Pops Something on Kate" of The Drew Carey Show features a scene parodying The Sims.3
4Arrow L SSX20040914 September 14, 2004In The Sims 2, sims can play SSX3.2
4Arrow L FIFA20040914 September 14, 2004In The Sims 2, sims can play FIFA 08.2
4Arrow L Command and Conquer20040914 September 14, 2004In The Sims 2, sims can play Command and Conquer: Tiberium Wars.2
5Arrow R Asterix20051016 October 16, 2005In Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum there are references to The Sims.3


2

Double Arrow R

MySims20070918 September 18, 2007The MySims series is a spinoff of The Sims.1
5Arrow R Scott Pilgrim20071114 November 14, 2007Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together features a reference to The Sims.3


4Arrow L Tetris20080115 January 15, 2008The Sims Carnival: SnapCity includes gameplay elements from Tetris.3
4Arrow L Burnout20090602 June 02, 2009In The Sims 3, sims can play Burnout Paradise.2
4Arrow L skate.20090602 June 02, 2009In The Sims 3, sims can play skate.2
4Arrow L Madden NFL20090602 June 02, 2009In The Sims 3, sims can play Madden NFL 09.2
5Arrow R The Simpsons20071030 October 30, 2007The Simpsons Game features a reference to The Sims.2


4Arrow L Breaking Bad20090602 June 02, 2009The Sims 3: Late Night and The Sims 3: University Life feature graffiti and a billboard based on Breaking Bad.2.5
5Arrow R Pet Society20110809 August 09, 2011The PlumbBob from the The Sims series in an object in Pet Society after the release of The Sims Social.2
4Arrow L Progressive20120216 February 16, 2012Go With The Flo is a limited time quest in The Sims Social available from February 16 - 29, 2012, during Paris Week. Completing this quest will award a decorative item, the Progressive Unicorn which is given by Flo.1


4Arrow L Star Wars20141001 October 01, 2014The Sims 4 features costumes based on Star Wars characters (added through updates).2

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