Will there be a Sims 5? Release date, new features, latest news & more

The Sims 4 has kept fans happy for six years, but will there be a new instalment to EA’s franchise?

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
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After six years of Expansion Packs for The Sims 4, it’s fair to say that the Sims community are ready for a new instalment.

With that in mind, fans everywhere are wondering if there will be a Sims 5 – keep reading to find out what we know so far.


Will there be a Sims 5?

Yes, there will be!

Although there has been no official announcement as of yet, EA’s CEO, Andrew Wilson, confirmed that The Sims 5 is in development!

IN THE PIPELINE: EA’s CEO confirmed the game is in development

At this point, it seems most likely that The Sims 5 will be released in early 2021, so there isn’t too long to wait.

READ MORE: The Sims 5 is likely to have online multiplayer!

But when can we expect an official announcement?

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.

READ MORE: Will The Sims 5 be available on next-gen?

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

New Features

We know that The Sims 5 will be kitted out with better graphics than ever, and with much more customisation options to boot.

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NEW AND IMPROVED: The Sims 5 is set to include improved customisation and graphics

Alongside this will be a bucket load of new features, which has been rumoured to include better vehicles and full neighbourhood customisation.

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

Phil Pangalos

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