The Sims 4 City Living: Press Release, Game Features and FAQ


With the announcement of The Sims 4 City Life Expansion Pack comes the official press release, game description, key features, and general FAQ. Check out the details below!

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Get ready to send Sims to the city this Fall! Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced that The Sims™ 4 City Living Expansion Pack* is coming to PC and Mac November 1st, 2016.

“City Living will be one of the most immersive packs we’ve ever undertaken, giving players a fresh take on what can happen when these suburban Sims are now living in the city,” said Lyndsay Pearson, Sr. Producer on The Sims. “Over the past two years Maxis has released more than 20 free updates and 13 packs for all our players to enjoy, and prides itself on listening to our fans and constantly providing them with content that empowers them to play with The Sims™4 in fresh, new ways.”

Developed by Maxis, City Living will expand the The Sims™4 with a new world for Sims to explore. Players can discover everything the bustling city of San Myshuno has to offer, from the noisy neighbors and landlords that come only with apartment living, to exotic flavors and new destinations Sims can find just outside their door.

Players can help their Sims work their way up from a starter apartment to a penthouse, while trying one of three new metropolitan-themed careers, including Politician. Visit or live in one of the four unique neighborhoods, join in a series of dynamic street festivals, and rock out at the new Karaoke bar. Not to mention, Sims can also enjoy new activities at home or out on the town, ranging from playing with a new video game console, to mural painting, basketball, and more!

The Sims™4 City Living Expansion Pack is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and is available for pre-order for $39.99 on PC and Mac via For more information about The Sims™4, follow @TheSims on Twitter, Like The Sims on Facebook, and visit The Sims homepage.


Take Your Sims to the City

Do your Sims long to leave the suburbs behind? Fulfill their dreams in the diverse city of San Myshuno, where they can discover exciting neighborhoods, move into a new apartment, check out fun festivals and more. In The Sims™ 4 City Living your Sims can experience the joys and challenges of sharing close quarters with other Sims. Work your way up from a starter unit to a penthouse as your Sims launch new metropolitan careers!

Explore the bustling city of San Myshuno. This densely populated city has enough unique neighborhoods to give your Sims plenty to explore. Get creative in the Arts Quarter or sing your heart out at the Karaoke Bar in the Fashion District. Head over to the Spice Market to shoot some hoops, or invite a few friends over to play video games after a long day at the office in Uptown.

Discover lively cultural festivals. Festivals are great opportunities to enrich your Sims. Let them watch street performers, enter competitions and meet a wide variety of folks from every walk of life. Check out the Curry Challenge at the Spice Festival or light fireworks with a hot date at the Romance Festival.

Live in apartments and get closer with your neighbors. Lots of new neighbors mean all kinds of opportunities for relationships, both good and bad. Your Sims might make a new best friend or fall in love, then debate giving them a key to their place. And what about those noisy neighbors and their late night dance parties? You’ll need to decide how to handle them – if you can’t beat them, maybe you should join them.

Work your way up from starter apartment to penthouse.Choosing the right apartment for your Sims can be a challenge. You’ll need to balance the charm of your first starter unit with possible setbacks, like cockroaches, leaky pipes or electrical problems. Help your Sims work their way up to living in a Skyscraper Penthouse, with panoramic views and even a Talking Toilet!

Embark on new, metropolitan careers. There are all kinds of new opportunities in the city so make sure your Sims take advantage of them. As a Politician, your Sims can make dramatic speeches while fighting for a good cause. Maybe they’d prefer a more refined career as a Food or Art Critic. Or they could inspire the masses working in Social Media.