Maxis and EA have officially announced a fourth installment of the Sim franchise. The original Sims was a PC life simulation game that has to date, sold more than 150 million copies worldwide. The franchise already has three full installments and tons of expansion packs to go with them. Once the news about The Sims 4 went viral, fans took to social media websites to express their excitement. Even #TheSims4 was trending for a while on Twitter.
As of right now, there aren't a lot details on what will be included in the new installment, but players can expect a more personalized feel. A press release was written giving an overview of the whole theme of The Sims 4,
“The Sims 4 celebrates the heart and soul of the Sims themselves, giving players a deeper connection with the most expressive, surprising and charming Sims ever in this single-player offline experience. The Sims 4 encourages players to personalise their world with new and intuitive tools while offering them the ability to effortlessly share their creativity with friends and fans."
Their official website is allowing people to sign up for the newsletters and to be the first to hear about future updates. You can find that sign up page here. The game is set to be released in 2014.