Electronic Arts Sims 3
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Product Information for Electronic Arts Sims 3

Highlights for Electronic Arts Sims 3

  • Software Type:Simulation Game
  • Platform Support:PC

Marketing Information

The Sims 3 lets you immerse truly unique Sims in an open, living neighborhood just outside their door! The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of surprise and mischief.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Electronic Arts, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 15390
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.ea.com
  • Product Name: Sims 3
  • Product Type: Software
  • Brand Name: EA
  • Product Information

  • Software Sub Type: Simulation Game
  • Software Name: Sims 3
  • Features:

    Explore a Seamless, Living Neighborhood:

  • Your Sims can roam throughout their neighborhood, visit neighbors homes, and explore the surroundings. They can stroll downtown to hang out with friends, meet someone new at the park, or run into colleagues on the street. If your Sims are in the right place at the right time, who knows what might happen.
  • New Create a Sim:

  • New easy-to-use design tools allow for unlimited customization to make truly individual Sims. Determine your Sims shape and size, from thin to full-figured to muscular and everything in between! Choose your Sims facial features, their skin tone, hair color and style, eye shape and color, and select their clothing and accessories.
  • New Personality Traits System:

  • Create realistic Sims with distinctive personalities. Select from dozens of personality traits and combine them in fun ways. The combination of traits you choose brave, artistic, loner, perfectionist, klepto, romantic, clumsy, paranoid, and much, much more help shape the behavior of your Sims and how they interact with other Sims. They are complex individuals with unique personalities who can now rise above their basic set of everyday needs.
  • New Customize Everything:

  • Build your dream house and design the ultimate home. Customize everything from floors to décor, shirts to sofas, wallpaper to window shades. It's fun and easy to change colors and patterns, giving you endless personalization options. Or you can choose to easily populate your Sims neighborhood with pre-designed buildings and furnishings. Which of your Sims will live in high-end mansions, cool bachelor pads, ultimate dream homes, or cozy cottages.
  • New Gameplay:

  • The Sims 3 features new gameplay that's rewarding and quick to play. There's more to your Sims lives in The Sims 3. Enjoy the challenge of short-term and long-term goals and then reap the rewards!
  • Distribution Media/Method: DVD-ROM
  • Software Main Type: Game
  • Platform Support: PC
  • ESRB Rating: T (Teen 13+)
  • License Information


    Additional Information

    Rating Descriptors:

  • Crude Humor, Sexual Themes, Violence
  • System Requirements


  • Processor: 2.0 GHz P4 or equivalent
  • Operating System: Windows XP with Service Pack 2
  • Hard Disk: At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Others: 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0

  • Processor: 2.4 GHz P4 or equivalent
  • Operating System: Windows Vista with Service Pack 1
  • Hard Disk: At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
  • Others: 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
  • Compatibility

    Supported Video Cards:*
  • NVIDIA GeForce series: FX 5900, FX 5950, 6200, 6500, 6600, 6800, 7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950, 8400, 8500, 8600, 8800, 9600, 9800, GTX 260, GTX 280
  • ATI Radeon series: 9500, 9600, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, X850, X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950, 2400, 2600, 2900, 3450, 3650, 3850, 3870, 4850, 4870
  • Intel Extreme Graphics: GMA X3x00 series
  • * Laptop versions of these chipsets may work, but may run comparatively slower. Standalone cards that are installed in vanilla PCI slots (not PCIe or PCIx or AGP), such as some GeForce FX variants, will perform poorly. Intel integrated chipsets featuring underclocked parts will not perform adequately.

    * Integrated chipsets such as the ATI Xpress and the NVIDIA TurboCache variants will have low settings selected, but should run satisfactorily.

    * Please note that attempting to play the game using video hardware that isn't listed above may result in reduced performance, graphical issues or cause the game to not run at all.

    * The NVIDIA GeForce FX series is unsupported under Vista.

    Physical Characteristics