The Sims is a part of everyone's childhood, there's no denying that.
The game where you can play God is popular for people of many ages and it has given us hours and hours of chaotic fun.
And now, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the price of the popular game has dropped by seventy-five percent for those in self-isolation.
Keep scrolling to find out more...
The Sims is most definitely in the top tier of gaming.The virtual game that allows you to create your very own neighborhood and chaotic characters is one of the most popular video games out there, but where did it all begin?
Created by EA Games, Sim City first launched in 1989.
via: TwitterSim City was originally an open-ended city-building game, and it wasn't until 2000 when the first edition of The Sims was created.
Developed by Maxis...
via: TwitterThe Sims was the first of its kind, allowing users to create their own little neighborhoods and their own unique characters.
But bigger things were to come for the game...And in 2004, the iconic The Sims 2 came along.
The Sims 2 was a complete game-changer.It's 3D animations and higher attention to detail went down a treat with fans and it quickly became one of the most popular PC games on the market.
And as for the Sims themselves...
via: TwitterEach Sim was allowed to age through 7 life stages, and they were more capable of doing diverse tasks such as getting a job, doing housework, making friends, falling in love, having a family... and even arguing with the neighbors!
And of course...The Sims 2 was the birth of the weird goings-on of our Sim communities.
The game became well known for its quirky and bizarre features...It's true when they say that Sims have a mind of their own!
Our Sims have gotten up to some crazy things in the past...And some things that we aren't very comfortable (or proud of)speaking of!
EA went on to release 8 expansion packs and 9 stuff packs for The Sims 2.These expansion packs allowed us to create pets for our Sims, and to also give them perks such as stylish wardrobes, nightclubs, vacations, and even the best apartments in town.
The Sims 3 came in 2009...
via: TwitterWhich was pretty much an updated version of The Sims 2.
And the most recent version is The Sims 4...
But the one big similarity that all The Sims editions hold...Is their binge-worthy playing time.
We can all put our hands up to admit that we've spent our fair share of hours playing the game.
Tiny Living is now available on PC and Mac! 🏘️ Say hello to small builds, multi-functional furniture, comfy clothin… https://t.co/tlOosfFvL5— The Sims (@The Sims) 1579633937.0
The Sims requires hours of "hard work"...And it is the perfect way of passing some time.
Right now, we need some time-killers more than ever.
via: Getty ImagesWe are currently in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic which has left millions of people self-isolating all around the world.
People now have a lot of time on their hands...
And now, this has been made even easier.The Sims 4 is now exclusively on sale for just £11.24 ($13.24).
And it seems that people have already been getting stuck into their creativity during their isolation...
I built a Coronavirus bunker in the Sims. ☣🏕 It's in the Gallery under "Coronavirus Bunker." https://t.co/OlTpVUXjyF— Schrödinger's cat 🐈⬛ (@Schrödinger's cat 🐈⬛) 1584484954.0