The Sims franchise has been the bread and butter of Maxis since the very first installment of The Sims was released in February 2000. Now after three installments, several side games and hundreds of expansion packs, Maxis and EA are ready to move forward into The Sims 4. However, what can a company do to breathe new life into what is essentially the same god-complex-satisfying, control-freak-attracting life simulation? Everything.
With each new installation of The Sims, Maxis has brought new features to help enhance the realism of their series. The Sims 3 was ground-breaking with its aging system, but The Sims 4 is set to be the most realistic and possibly most addicting installment to date.
But what is different about The Sims 4 compared to the previous installments?