The Sims 5 Xbox One: Platforms, Release Date, Trailer, Latest news & more

The next instalemnt of EA’s popular life-sim franchise is in development, but what platforms will support it?

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
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The Sims 5 is in development and with the next-gen era on the way, many are speculating that EA’s new title will release on a new set of consoles.

But what about those of you who are sticking to your trusty Xbox One? Keep reading to find out more.

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Latest News – The Sims 5 might have online multiplayer!

EA’s CEO, Andrew Wilson, has heavily hinted that the new title will have a focus on social features.

Many fans think this could be in reference to an online multiplayer, and boy do we hope that’s the case!

Head here to see what features we want to see.

Will The Sims 5 be on the Xbox One?

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 SIMS 5: EA is set to breathe new life into the much-loved life simulator.

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

With the Xbox Series X and PS5 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 is likely to have online multiplayer!

However, we still 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 Xbox One?

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.

READ MORE: All Sims 4 Expansion Packs ranked from best to worst

Therefore, if we are to see The Sims 5 come to the Xbox One 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 Xbox Series X and PS5 set to break new boundaries in the gaming world, EA may well decide to bring the game to consoles earlier than normal.

The Sims 5 Trailer

As you’d expect, we’re yet to see a trailer for the new game.

However, YouTuber OriginZ has posted an amazing fanmade trailer for The Sims 5 which gives a taste of what to expect:

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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