Pre-load has begun. Open the Origin client to download your game.
❗ If you purchased The Sims 4 via Origin North America, you can begin pre-loading the game now. Each country has their own pre-load date and time, so please check your Origin client for details.
❗ When your game is in “Pre-Load” state, you will be able to download the game (to a certain percentage) ahead of the release date. This will save you time on release day, allowing you to install and play quickly, rather than downloading for the majority of the night.
❗ Digital pre-load on Origin begins August 29th at 10am Pacific, 12pm Central, and 1pm Eastern.
❗ Digital game release on Origin begins on September 1st at 9pm Pacific, 11pm Central Time, and on September 2nd at 12am Eastern.