Yesterday was the worst day of the month for many individuals — hire day. And in the event you actually like to torture your self, I’ve nice information for you.
In the upcoming Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack, gamers can have their Sims relive all the thrill and annoyances of renting life. Gamers can construct multiunit housing in a tropical, vaguely Southeast Asian-inspired city known as Tomarang, and items could be something from basement flats to duplexes.
Aspiring landlords, take observe: the sport enlargement permits you to attempt your hand at managing leases by turning into a property proprietor. Landlord Sims can earn money from their savvy investments and might reside on-site or have their residence on a separate lot away from tenants.
Additionally, housing insecurity is a factor in The Sims now. Residences can have insect infestations, defective plumbing and electrical energy, and even mildew. (As somebody who simply had an exterminator come final month, that is hitting a bit too near residence for me.) The sport additionally introduces a brand new worry for tenant Sims: being afraid of getting evicted. Is there a housing disaster in Tomarang, too? There’s something deeply hilarious and twisted about making little landlord Sims and having them evict one another. Additionally, if a Sim resembling DJ Envy or his business partner exhibits up providing recommendation, run.
To be truthful, I keep in mind as a child being obsessive about the Sims 2 Apartment Life enlargement pack when it was launched — one thing about having a loud neighbor on the opposite aspect of the wall was thrilling to preteen me. However a minimum of in that model of the sport, the landlords have been simply form of there, often accumulating hire and in any other case tending to the shrubs.
The way forward for The Sims could possibly be radically totally different from the sport we all know. Although the following technology is reportedly “years out” from releasing, EA has mentioned it will incorporate multiplayer features along with the standard single-player format. We additionally now know that the essential options of the sport, codenamed Challenge Rene, will be free to download — customers will solely pay for added packs of actions and options.