The Sims 4: Changes to Minimum Requirements with Discover University

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Back in March The Sims team announced they would be ending support for Non-Metal Mac and 32-bit operating systems, and indicated that players who do not play with a compatible computer, will be required to download a special “Legacy” edition of the game.

If you do not have a supported computer, you will not be able to download and play with the new Discover University expansion pack. According to The Sims 4 Discover University listing on Origin, the following changes have been made to the minimum requirements for the game, and you can check here to see if your computer will be compatible.

Click here for more information on The Sims 4 Legacy Edition.

Click here to check your computer for compatibility with this change

 

PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM SPECS:
OS: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
CPU: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 Dual-Core 4000+ or equivalent (For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62 or equivalent)
RAM: At least 2 GB RAM
DISC DRIVE: DVD Rom Drive required for installation only
HARD DRIVE: At least 9 GB of free space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved games
VIDEO: 128 MB of Video RAM and support for Pixel Shader 3.0. Supported Video Cards: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or better, ATI Radeon X1300 or better, Intel GMA X4500 or better
DIRECTX: DirectX 9.0,10 and 11 Compatible
INPUT: Keyboard and Mouse
ONLINE REQUIREMENTS: Internet connection required for product activation.

RECOMMENDED SPECS:
OS: 64 Bit Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
PROCESSOR: Intel core i5 or faster, AMD Athlon X4
VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 650 or better
MEMORY: 4 GB RAM
HARD DRIVE: 18 GB of Hard Drive space

MAC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM SPECS:
OS: Mac OS® X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz Processor or better
RAM: At least 4 GB RAM
HARD DRIVE: At least 14 GB of free space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved games
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro or better. Video RAM of 256MB or better
INPUT: Keyboard and Mouse
ONLINE REQUIREMENTS: Internet connection required for product activation.

RECOMMENDED SPECS:
OS: Mac OS® X 10.9 or later
PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5 or better
VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 650 or better
MEMORY: 8GB RAM
HARD DRIVE: 18 GB of Hard Drive space