The Next Big 'Sims 4' Update Is Coming and Plays out Much Like "Generations" Expansions

Sara Belcher - Author

Feb. 2 2023, Updated 6:07 p.m. ET

Now that the popular life-sim game The Sims 4 is free-to-play, players new and old have so much to explore in the popular title. Though EA has already revealed that The Sims 5 is in the works, the developers are still putting out new content packs for the current game.

Previously, EA confirmed that there's another expansion pack on the way following the next big content update. For veteran players, the new expansion plays out very similarly to the "Generations" expansions from previous games.

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Is a Generations expansion pack coming to 'The Sims 4'?

A new expansion, entitled "Growing Together" is coming to The Sims 4. In a previous Community Stream, the dev team at EA dropped plenty of hints that suggest the newest expansion pack will be family-oriented. The teaser featured imagery with diapers and teeth (baby teeth and dentures), hinting even further at more content for Sims of all ages.

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On Feb. 2, EA finally dropped more details on the new expansion pack in the form of a new trailer. Players can now start up new Sims families in the town of San Sequoia. Your Sims will be able to participate in all sorts of relatable milestones, such as letting your parents move in with you, navigating a mid-life crisis, or even meeting new people and having arguments with them!

The dev team at EA has also officially confirmed that a new family, the Michaelsons, will join the fray in a content update. In the official trailer, the Michaelsons can be seen participating in all sorts of familiar life events, including losing your first tooth and raging over a losing a board game.

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And if that wasn't enough new Sims content for you, the stream also unveiled that babies are coming to the game, confirming many fan speculations!

Soon, Sims 4 players will be able to create their own in-game babies. You'll be able to dress them up, play cute games, and even breastfeed them for the full-parenting experience.

Growing Together is set to Release on Mar. 16 at 10 a.m. PT. Pre-ordering the game or buying it through April 27 will grant you the outdoor Playtime Digital Content pack!

The Sims 4 is free-to-play on PC, Mac, Xbox One and Series X/S, and PlayStation 4 and 5.

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