With the next generation of Sims heading our way next year, it is a good idea to be well informed about any major online features. In yesterday’s The Sims 4 FAQ, it is officially confirmed that The Sims 4 will not require a persistent online internet connection, nor will it include any required online gameplay elements.
Q: Will there be an online component for The Sims 4?
A:There will be additional fun and social gameplay elements for players who choose to go online (more to come on that later on) but the core game is designed to be played offline. It’s up to the player to choose how they want to play.
Q: Will The Sims 4 require a persistent online connection?
A: You will not require a persistent online connection to play The Sims 4.