The Sims 5 PS4: Release date, New Features, Next-Gen, Latest News & more

With next-gen consoles on the way, will EA still release their new life-sim game on Sony’s current console?

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
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With The Sims 5 in the pipeline, fans are eager to find out if the new title will be coming to consoles.

If you’re a PS4 gamer, read on as we cover everything we know so far.

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Earlier this year CEO of EA, Andrew Wilson revealed that The Sims 5 would have a heavier focus on social features. Many fans believe this is in reference to an online multiplayer mode, and boy do we hope this is true!

With so much potential for a multiplayer mode in The Sims 5, head here to see what features we want to see!

Will The Sims 5 be on the PS4?

Short answer, probably.

The Sims games have often come to consoles and so The Sims 5 should be no different.

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The only spanner in the works could be whether next-gen consoles affect EA’s decision.

With the PS5 and new Xbox arriving in late 2020, you’d expect EA will be building a game that utilises the enhancements of next-gen.

READ MORE: The Sims 5 will have online multiplayer!

Although you’d expect EA to release the new game on current consoles as well – especially as the new consoles will have backwards compatibility,

When will The Sims 5 come to PS4?

Here’s the bad news – EA has often stuck to the formula of releasing a new Sims game as a PC exclusive for the first few years.

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Therefore, if we are to see The Sims 5 arrive to the PS4 it may well be a few years down the line.

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HOLD YOUR HORSES: It may well be a few years before The Sims 5 arrives to consoles

However, this isn’t definite and with both the PS5 and Xbox 2020 set to break new boundaries in the gaming world, EA may well decide to bring the game to consoles earlier than normal.

What about the PS5?

Will The Sims 5 be on the PS5? Most likely, yes.

With the PS5 arriving in late 2020, you’d expect EA will be building a game that utilises the enhancements of next-gen.

Find out more about what the PS5 could mean for EA’s new life-sim here.

To read more about The Sims 5, including online multiplayer, new features, plot details and more, head here.

Phil Pangalos

First Console: GameBoy Color / Favourite Game: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood / Currently playing: UFC 3

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