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28 Oct 2020

The Sims 4: Snowy Escape - Watch Gameplay Trailer, Release Date, Map Leak, New Items, Lifestyles, Sentiments & more

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Latest News - Gameplay Trailer REVEALED

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Release Date

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Reveal Trailer

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Snowy Escape Location - Mt. Komorebi

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New Features

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All-New Lifestyles and Sentiments Features

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Map Leaked?

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The Sims 4 Snowy Escape is arriving very soon, transporting us to the amazing new world of Mt. Komorebi!

EA has just released a new gameplay trailer which gives us a closer look at the new expansion pack.

Keep reading to watch the trailer and find out more!

Latest News - Gameplay Trailer REVEALED

EA has released a brand new trailer for the new Expansion Pack!

The Sims 4 Snowy Escape Gameplay Trailer gives us a closer look at Mt. Komorebi - check it out below:

Release Date

The trailer confirmed that the new Expansion Pack will be arriving on Friday, 13 November!

Pre-Order Here: The Sims 4 Snowy Escape Expansion Pack

Keep reading to find out what we know about the DLC so far.

Reveal Trailer

EA has released the official reveal trailer for Snowy Escape and it looks great!

Watch it below:

Snowy Escape Location - Mt. Komorebi

We now know that Snowy Escape will be set in 'the majestic and serene world of Mt. Komorebi'.

The Japanese-inspired world will introduce a number of new activities, ranging from relaxing in the mountain’s onsen bathhouse or taking a mindful walk to pushing your Sim to the limits with exciting and dangerous sports such as skiing, snowboarding and rock climbing. 

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: Mt. Komorebi is made up of both relaxing and thrilling activities

Graham Nardone, Producer of The Sims 4 Snowy Escape:

“Whether Sims want to hit the slopes and go on daring excursions on the mountain, prefer to unwind with scenic hikes and indulge in a day of relaxation, or even build their new dream home, this expansion pack provides something for everyone to enjoy.” 

Pre-Order Here: The Sims 4 Snowy Escape Expansion Pack

New Features

We now know several new features coming with the Expansion Pack - they include the following:

Residential and Vacation combination

That's right, for the first time in the sims 4, Snowy Escape will have both rediential homes and rental lots for vacationers.

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NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Mt. Komorebi is made up of residential lots as well as vacation houses

Mt. Komorebi is made up of three primary neighbourhood to either take a dream vacation in or make into a winter home.

New Create a Sim Items

The new DLC will include more than 130 new Create a Sim items including winter activity wear and both modern and traditional Japanese-inspired clothing.

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DRESS TO IMPRESS: Snowy Escape will include new sportswear, as well as Japanese-style clothing

Similarly, Snowy Escape features traditional and modern furniture and unique architectural styles, including:

  • Shoji doors, windows and screens
  • Tatami mats and paper lanterns
  • Decorative koi fountains
  • Rock gardens shaded by Japanese maple trees

New Activities

Mt. Komorebi is also home to a number of new activities, both relaxing and thrilling, including:

  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Sledging
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Natural hot springs
  • New foods and drinks around the kotatsu table
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AND RELAX: If thrill-seeking isn't for you, take a dip in a natural hot spring

All-New Lifestyles and Sentiments Features

Snowy Escape introduces Lifestyles and Sentiments features, adding more depth to your Sims' personalities and relationships with each other.

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FESTIVE GETAWAY: The new Sims 4 expansion looks to transport us on a wintery holiday

There will be up to 16 Lifestyles that will manifest in relation to a sim's actions and habits, which will change their behaviour mot than Create a Sim traits, reflecting your Sims' life experiences.

Sentiments are also new and will determine how Sims feel differently about certain shared experiences, ultimately having a lasting impact on Sims' relationships with one another.

Map Leaked?

A recent map leak from Youtuber lilsimsie looks to have been confirmed as the real deal by the official artwork!

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WHOOPS: It looks like lilsimsie accidently leaked the Snowy Escape map

Head here to read what this leak might mean for the new Expansion Pack.

Platforms

Snowy Escape is arriving on 13 November across PC and Mac (via Origin and Steam), Xbox One and PS4.