I LOVE ALL MY SIMS GAMES BUT THEY DO NOT LAST AFTER LOADING THE GAME THE DISK HAS A LOT OF SRACHES LIKE ALL SIMS IN 2 TO 4 MOUNTHS IT WILL NOT WORK THIS IS WHY I DID NOT LIKE THE $49.99 PRICE TAG
The Sims 3 lets you immerse truly unique Sims in an open, living neighborhood just outside their door! The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of surprise and mischief. Your Sims can roam throughout their neighborhood, visit neighbors’ homes, and explore the surroundings. They can stroll downtown to hang out with friends, meet someone new at the park, or run into colleagues on the street. If your Sims are in the right place at the right time, who knows what might happen?! New easy-to-use design tools allow for unlimited customization to make truly individual Sims. Determine your Sims’ shape and size, from thin to full-figured to muscular—and everything in between! Choose your Sims’ facial features, their exact skin tone, hair eye shape and color and select their clothing and accessories. Create realistic Sims with distinctive personalities. Select from dozens of personality traits and combine them in fun ways. The combination of traits you choose—brave, artistic, loner, perfectionist, klepto, romantic, clumsy, paranoid, and much, much more—help shape the behavior of your Sims and how they interact with other Sims. Your Sims can now rise above their basic set of every day needs. They are complex individuals with unique personalities. Build your dream house or design the ultimate home. Customize everything from floors to flowers, shirts to sofas, wallpaper to window shades. It’s fun and easy to change colors and patterns giving you endless personalization options. Or you can populate your Sims’ neighborhood with pre-designed buildings and furnishings. Which of your Sims will live in high-end mansions, cool bachelor pads, ultimate dream homes or low-cost cottages.
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New Create a Sim: Create any Sim you can imagine with easy-to-use design tools that allow for unlimited customization of facial features, hair color, eye color, and more. Fine tune your Sims' body shape from thin to curvy to muscular.
New Gameplay That's Rewarding and Quick: Face short- and long-term challenges and reap the rewards. Your Sims can pursue random opportunities to get fast cash, get ahead, get even, and more. Choose whether or not to fulfill your Sims' destinies by making their wishes come true. Will your Sims be thieves, rock stars, world leaders? You decide!
New Personality Traits: Create over a million different personalities with traits such as evil, insane, kleptomaniac, romantic, and more. Influence the behaviors of your Sims with the traits you've chosen. Will you create a neurotic romantic with a heart of gold, or a geeky super-genius with an evil streak?
New Seamless, Living Neighborhood: Explore the ever-changing neighborhood -- and take your Sims to meet friends in the park, go on a date at the bistro, visit neighbors' homes, converse with less-than-savory characters in the graveyard and more! Who knows what might happen? Admire the natural beauty of the beach, the mountains, and more.
New Unlimited Customization: Everyone can customize everything -- design and build your dream house and decorate it to fit your Sims' personalities. Customize everything from floors to decor, shirts to sofas, wall-paper to window shades.
New Seamless, Open NeighborhoodExplore the neighborhood freely.
New Create A Sim: Create any Sim you can imagine.
New Realistic Personalities: Every Sim is a unique person, with a distinct personality.
New Unlimited Customization: Everyone can customize everything!
The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of surprise and mischief.
OS: Windows Vista (SP1)/Windows XP (SP2)
Processor: Vista - 2.4 GHz P4 or equivalent/XP - 2.0 GHz P4 or equivalent
RAM: Vista - 1.5 GB/XP - 1GB
Disc Drive: 8x DVD ROM or faster
Hard Drive: Vista & XP - 8 GB or more
Video Card: 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0. Supported video cards include: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900, FX 5950, 6200, 6500, 6600, 6800, 7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950, 8400, 8500, 8600, 8800, 9600, 9800, GTX 260, GTX 280 (GeForce FX unsupported under Vista); ATI Radeon 9500, 9600, 9800, X300, X600, X700, X800, X850, X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950, 2400, 2600, 2900, 3450, 3650, 3850, 3870, 4850, 4870; Intel Extreme Graphics GMA X3x00 series.
Other: Laptop versions of chipsets above may work, but may run comparatively slower.