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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Therefore, if we are to see The Sims 5 come to the Xbox One it may well be a few years down the line.
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: