Step back to the Victorian era in The Sims Freeplay! Be sure to update your games when this update goes live at 10.30PM UTC Thursday 20th July 2023.
Here’s all the info from the official blog:
This update is dedicated to all our EA Creators on The Sims FreePlay, which is why we’re also calling it the Creator’s Choice update! Our creators have helped us choose the theme, vote for the best reruns, and designed new homes for this update. The Sims FreePlay team would like to thank all our creators for their contribution towards this special update! Read on to find out more:
About Victorian Fantasy:
EA Creator L’UniverSims takes us back in time with ‘Victorian Fantasy’, the theme for our new update! Get your Sims to fulfill their fantasy of living the noble life of dukes, earls, duchesses and countesses from the Victorian era! Gear up for gorgeous outfits and ornate items that incorporate elements of Elizabethan and Gothic influences.
Not just that, we also have a ‘Fantasea’ that’s coming with this update which refers to the name of our new Superyacht!
Thanks to all the love and responses to our first Superyacht ‘Bella’, we’re happy to now introduce Superyacht 2 called ‘Fantasea’! The Fantasea is located on Mystery Island, left of the bridge (you’ll need to complete the ‘Mysterious Island Quest’ and ‘Bella’ Superyacht event to access this!) Available from player level 42, Fantasea offers a sleek black birth design, with three levels of open plan luxury living including pools, spas, a bar and a high-end kitchen space. The grand prize includes a black (or white) helicopter and helipad on the roof (plus exclusive build mode items to decorate with)!
Unlocks on 29th of July, so mark your calendars! Before you start building this one, please check that there are no Downtown Developer events in progress. Want to learn more? Read up on the Superyachts 2 FAQ [https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-freeplay/news/superyachts-faq] for everything you need to know about the new luxury yacht!
Quality of Life Improvements:
We constantly strive to showcase diversity and inclusion and create options so you can be unapologetically YOU with more authentic storytelling and Sim creation ability! With this update, you can find new face types for all life stages. Whether it’s more ways of expressing yourself, or filling your town with more Sims, these new Sim faces bring more options for you when creating new Sims!
Watch out for three new house builds in Architect Homes designed by our creators – TheGirlWhoGames, Keelly_Sims, and TorbenLaux. Available in the game from July 27th onwards. Read on to know more about each of these handcrafted houses –
‘Summer Time Setup’ by TheGirlWhoGames: Celebrate summer with this two storey house that comes with a pool and a large balcony. The two bedrooms have curtained door frames to keep them cool and enjoy the warm breeze throughout the season. The master bedroom includes a king size bed and a reading nook to relax on long summer nights. The kitchen and outside dining area are both light and airy, containing high end appliances including a pizza oven. Get this house and your Sims will be entertained all summer long!
‘The Reader’s Retreat’ by TorbenLaux: Welcome to The Readers Retreat, your ultimate getaway for relaxation, inspiration, and uninterrupted reading or writing. This modern and cozy home offers the perfect environment to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It comes with an open floor plan that exudes a sense of spaciousness and freedom. The bright colors adorning the walls create an atmosphere of vibrancy and energy, stimulating your creative senses. There’s also a dedicated office space along with an expansive open kitchen to cater to your Sims’ culinary inspirations. When it’s time to take a break from reading or writing, head out to the enchanting backyard that has a garden with a waterfall and a swing!
‘Home Sweet Home’ by Keelly_Sims: What’s a better dream home than one that’s custom built for your Sims’ family? Imagine a home for a couple with children that offers dedicated and themed rooms for each kid, a very large room for the couple, and cozy guest room for having guests over. It also comes with a garage and an outdoor area with toys and a good pool to enjoy the weekend. Are your Sims working from home? No worries, bring them to an exclusive office space that offers a beautiful view so your Sims can watch their children playing even when working! Isn’t that a perfect Home Sweet Home?
Scholarly Château Live Event
Fill your house with tall, grand bookshelves, grandfather clocks with a pendulum, ornate piano tables, and many such antique and academic décor that’ll transport you straight to Victorian-era libraries! Prepare your Sims the prim and proper way and get them to experience the scholarly high life of the late 1800s to early 1900s.
SimChase Season 61: Antique Adversary
Get ready for a dose of fancy and flamboyant lifestyle with Victorian furniture to deck out your Sims’ homes. Make way for plush sofas and chairs with intricate carvings, curved shapes, and luxurious upholstery complete with fancy frills! Victorian furniture will bring a sense of elegance, opulence, and historical charm to your Sims’ homes, perfectly capturing the grandeur of the era.
Other Live Events
SimChase Season 62: Cottage Conflict V2
SimChase Season 62 brings you chic (but shabby) items for your Sims’ homestay. Explore pastel-colored wardrobes and beds with sleek carvings along with jewelry boxes, vanity sets, and stylish suitcases. Earn casual outfits for your male and female Sims in shades of cream, plum, sky-blue, and beige.
If you need any tips and tricks to completing a SimChase event, check out our frequently asked questions here.
Influence Island Events
Touch up your garage and earn a new cat with Influence Island Season 39, which is a sequel to the much-loved Influence Island Season 21! Transform your garage space from basic to a high-end workshop with a wide range of tools, storage furniture and decor! Earn the Black Ragdoll – with dark eyes, black hair and a thick tail! Make your new companion feel at home with a set of fancy pet accessories including cat beds and food bowls!
Influence Island Season 40, ‘Skincare Boutique’, offers a wide range of items like shelves filled with skincare cosmetics, wardrobes with towels and scented candles, fancy fountains and wall décor along with a pool to get your Sims to set up their own boutique and invite their friends over for much-needed rejuvenation!
Head over to our Influence Island FAQ for all the tips and tricks here! https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-freeplay/news/influence-island-faq
Creators’ Choice Events
Back in February this year, we ran a poll with all our creators to help us choose the most popular events. Based on the Creators’ Choice, we’ll be rerunning the below events:
- Produce Market Live Event
- Prom Hobby Event – Fashion Designer
- Inner Child’s Play Seasonal Quest”
Bold entries are new! All events start at 7AM UTC.
|Title||Duration||Start Date||End Date|
|Influence Island Season 39||10 days||20 July||1 Aug|
|SimChase Season 61: Antique Adversary||9 days||20 July||31 July|
|Prom Hobby Event – Fashion Designer||7 days||29 July||6 Aug|
|‘Scholarly Château’ Live Event||10 days||1 Aug||13 Aug|
|Maternity Event 37||9 days||5 Aug||14 Aug|
|Influence Island Season 40: Skincare Boutique||10 days||5 Aug||16 Aug|
|Inner Child’s Play Season Quest||7 days||14 Aug||27 Aug|
|‘Produce Market’ Live Event||10 days||16 Aug||26 Aug|
|SimChase Season 62: Cottage Conflict V2||9 days||17 Aug||27 Aug|
|Pack Name||Start Date||End Date||Price (USD)|
A grand family getaway with Simoleons!
Multi-storey comforts & Simoleons!
A dazzling desert palace with Simoleons!
A lush garden estate with Simoleons!
Wall décor and art for a classy home!
Entertain Sims in a posh sitting room!
Fabulous furniture fit for a dream house!
A classic kitchen needs the finest wares!
Frizz and knit caps for Teenage Sims!
All Hair are unisex
|Study in Style
Study up on these cozy office items!
* All packs are live 7AM UTC
Fashion designer – Prom hobby event
Influence Island Season 39
Influence Island Season 40: Skincare Boutique
Maternity Event 37
Inner Child’s Play Season Quest
‘Produce Market’ Live Event
‘Scholarly Château’ Live Event
SimChase Season 61: Antique Adversary
SimChase Season 62: Cottage Conflict V2
Beachside Boardings pack
Crimson Castle pack
Darling Dollhouse pack
Elegantly Entertaining pack
Fabulous Frizz pack
Finest Dining pack
Graceful Gardens pack
Homey Highrise pack
Perfect Portraiture pack
Study in Style pack
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