@TurkkiToni Yes! Similar to how you can sell other food, you'll be able to put ice cream cartons, bowls, or cones on sale.
— Graham Nardone (@SimGuruGraham) July 30, 2015
As noted by a Twitter user, and the forum members over at NeoGaf, Origin has launched a beta testing program. This page currently hidden from public view, but you are still able to make your selections and save. (If you receive an error when saving, go back to the page and it will have remembered your selections)
The Sims is among the many games available in this program, but please be aware that signing up does not guarantee you will be selected. As of right now there is no official information about this program, so the most you can do is sign up and wait. Visit the Beta Program page for more information.
During today’s Earnings Call, EA confirmed that The Sims 4 (alongside EA SPORTS FIFA 15 and Battlefield Hardline) drove solid revenues and delivered excellent margins during the 1st quarter of FY16.
In addition to that, they also commented on last year’s consumer comparison to previous installments, and explained why they believe The Sims 4 is doing better than ever. Overall, today’s earnings call confirms that The Sims 4 is driving revenue and exceeding EA’s expectations. Click here to listen to the full webcast.
EA released a new infographic today letting us know what players have been doing with their games. The Sims is included in the graphic below, stating that Sims fans from around the world have played 4.3 Billion minutes, and have lived 117 Billion Sim minutes! Check out the EA blog for more stats on other games.
From April to June, our fans have engaged with our titles in lots of amazing ways. With over 3.4 billion goals scored in FIFA 15, 15.4 million successful rescue missions in Battlefield Hardline and 9.8 billion minutes played in SimCity BuildIt, we’re thrilled to see how much you’ve enjoyed our games.
Walmart has (permanently? temporarily?) reduced the online price of The Sims 4 Get To Work, charging just $25.03 for the game. If you find the game in-store for the regular price of $39.99, they will honor the difference.
❗ Application Submissions for current positions has ended. Will be reviewing each and every application extensively, and getting back to you as soon as we can. For those who applied, look out for an email response from SimsVIP sometime within the next week. Thank you to everyone for the continued support and for your interest in joining SimsVIP’s team.
In an effort to increase our support to The Sims 4 community, we’re modifying our vision to keep aligned with our passion for The Sims. The Simming Community is a vast, expansive, dynamic, community and we are recruiting passionate individuals to help expand the amount of content we want to drive here at SimsVIP.
If you’re a die-hard Sims fan and love to write about your favorite game, this is your chance to join the largest Sims news site in the community. With over 1.5 million average monthly readers, SimsVIP is now expanding, and looking for experienced individuals to fill positions on the site. Details below.
We are excited to announce that SimsVIP is getting a Sim-tastic makeover! We have been working since March to perfect the new site designs, and we’re excited to share that we are close to completion! The first of two updates is visible over at SimsVIP’s Forums, where we’ve updated with a new design and new functionality.
We’ve also been working on several new additions for the forums, and are extensively working with several members of the community to ensure that the launch of these features are nothing short of perfect.