The Sims 5 Cheats: Wishlist, Money, Skills, Relationships, wishlist, Release date, latest news & more

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Cheating has become a huge part of The Sims franchise and so we expect The Sims 5 to be no different.

Keep reading as we outline the cheats we want to see in the new game, which you can utilise right now in your Sims 4 save.

Below we've outlined all the best cheats that we want to see included in The Sims 5 - you can use these cheats on Sims 4 now to improve your save before transferring it to the new game.

How to cheat in the Sims 4

Similarly to the previous Sims games, the ingenious in-built cheating window in the game allows you to cheat with ease.

Simply open up the window, type in the code you want.

Here's how to open the cheat console on each platform:

Hold Ctrl and Shift, then press c
Hold Command and Shift, then press c
Hold down all four shoulder buttons at once
Hold down all four shoulder buttons at once
warning box for enabling cheats
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WARNING: Do you really want to cheat?

Once you have done this a warning window appears asking if you want to enable cheats, just simply press OK and you are good to go.

Money cheats

Perhaps the most used and most love cheat in the Sims is the ability to get extra money for free - these cheats simply have to feature on The Sims 5.

READ MORE: The full list of cheats for the Sims 4!

Extra money comes in mighty handy when you are wanting to build your dream mansion, and is highly recommended as a starter cheat to get you on your way to success.

rich sim character with money
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LUXURIOUS LIVING: Free money is just a code away

Below is a table of all the money related codes you will need to enhance your Sims' prospects:

Receive 1000 Simoleons
Receive 1000 Simoleons
Receive 50,000 Simoleons
money X
Replace X with a number to set an exact amount of simoleons for your household
FreeRealEstate On
Make all neighbourhood lots free
FreeRealEstate Of
Return to original prices
household.autopay_bills true
Turn all household bills off
household.autopay_bills false
Turn household bills back on

Skills and needs cheats

Gaining skill levels in various activities and pursuits is an integral part of the Sims and could lead to some interesting careers if your Sim becomes very skilled at a certain subject.

With these cheats you can get ahead by easily increasing your skill points to get you to where you need to be faster - thus they are integral to the new game.

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HIGHLY SKILLED: Become a Rockstar in no time

Below is a table of all the Skills related cheats we want to see return on The Sims 5.

sims.fill_all_commodities fillmotive motive_bladder fillmotive motive_energy fillmotive motive_fun fillmotive motive_hunger   fillmotive motive_hygiene fillmotive motive_social
All of these codes fill the specific motive
sims.give_satisfaction_points X  
Replace X with the number of satisfaction points to give your Sim
Complete your Sim's current aspiration goal
stats.set_skill_level  [Skill Name]  X
Replace X with 1-10 (10 = max) to set your Sim's skill level, and swap  [Skill Name]  for any of the following skills: Major_Bartending Major_Charisma Major_Comedy Major_Fishing Skill_Fitness Major_Gardening Major_GourmetCooking Major_Guitar Major_Handiness Major_HomestyleCooking Major_Logic Major_Mischief Major_Painting Major_Photography Major_Piano Major_Programming Major_RocketScience Major_VideoGaming Major_Violin Major_Writing
death.toggle true
Sims become immortal
death.toggle false
Sims are mortal again
sims.add_buff Ghostly
Make your Sim a ghost, lasts four in-game hours

Friendship and romance cheats

The drama created by your Sims' is often the most compelling and juicy part of the game, but what if there was a way to make it even more exciting?

READ MORE: The ultimate wishlist for The Sims!

Well, look no further than a fantastic set of cheats that allow you to do just that and more.

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JUICY DRAMA: Make your Sims' relationships that little bit more interesting

Below is the table of cheats that allow you to play around with your relationships in the game and add some extra spice:

Create a new Sim that is already friends with you
Introduces your Sim to all of their neighbours
modifyrelationship  [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName]  X LTR_Friendship_Main  
Replace X with the value to change the friendship level between the two named Sims, for example: 100 increases friendship, while -100 decreases it
modifyrelationship  [YourSimFirstName] [YourSimLastName] [TargetSimFirstName] [TargetSimLastName]  X LTR_Romance_Main
Replace X with the value to change the romance level between the two named Sims, for example: 100 increases romance, while -100 decreases it

Item cheats

Your dream mansion would not be complete without an array of fancy furniture and luxury items to top it off.

Therefore item cheats are a vital part of any Sims game (and will hopefully feature on The Sims 5).

READ MORE: The latest Sims 4 update

These cheats give you a lot of freedom to build wherever you want and gain access to items you wouldn't normally be able to use, making them very useful cheats indeed.

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EPIC HAUL: Gain all the best items in this fantastic set of codes

Below is the table including all the codes you need to gain all the fancy furniture and luxury items you've always wanted:

Unlock special career items in building mode
Show hidden items in build/buy catalog that you usually wouldn't have access to
Build items anywhere you like
bb.moveobjects on
Place objects anywhere you want, including locations the grid won't allow

No EA Play Reveal

The digital version of EA Play will air on 18 June, but unfortunately, there will be no new information about The Sims 5!

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NOTHING TO SEE HERE: The Sims won’t announce any new products at EA Play

The Sims official Twitter confirmed that EA Play will not feature any information about ‘any new products’, meaning we won’t see anything on The Sims 5.

It looks like we’ll we waiting a little longer for an official reveal.

To find out more about The Sims 5, including release date, online multiplayer, new features and more, head here.

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