World's Most Popular Life Simulator Franchise* Maximized for Highly-anticipated 3D Handheld Experience
The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. is pleased to reveal that the critically-acclaimed The Sims™ 3 will
be available for the Nintendo 3DS™ launch window. Bringing players the
first full-life simulation experience in a 3D world on a handheld, The Sims 3
for the Nintendo 3DS will deliver features familiar to the franchise
such as personality traits and buildable lots as well as all-new
platform-specific features such as a Nintendo 3DS facial recognition
system, Karma Powers specifically designed for the 3DS platform and the
ability to share Sims characters with anyone in range using StreetPass™.
Last fall, you experienced the robust gameplay of The Sims 3 for
the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game
and entertainment system, the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. Now with the launch
of the Nintendo 3DS this spring, you can experience The Sims in a whole new way…within a 3D simulation!
Create a 3D version of yourself in The Sims 3
with the facial recognition technology of the Nintendo 3DS! Capture
your likeness or take a picture of your friends with the Nintendo 3DS
camera and turn that into a playable Sim character. Change up their look
including hairstyles, facial features, and outfits with the stylus.
With StreetPass, share your Sims with other Nintendo 3DS owners**.
Interact with The Sims 3
world in whole new ways by using Karma Powers and finding new ways to
mess with life. With the shake of a wrist, set forth an earthquake to
rock your Sims world or set free a bouquet of butterflies by blowing
into the handheld. You can also take your Sims to new zones within the
game which have different destinations to explore full of buildable lots
and community features. Guide your Sims through life on the Nintendo
3DS as you build relationships and experience different careers to
unlock new items, outfits, and various rewards.
The Sims 3 for the Nintendo 3DS is being developed by The Sims Studio. For more information about The Sims 3, please visit to www.TheSims3.com Join more than one million The Sims fans on Facebook by visiting the official fansite page for The Sims 3 at http://www.facebook.com/TheSims3. To download artwork, please visit www.info.ea.com.
* According to NPD data, Chart-track UK, Gfk France, Gfk Spain, Gfk-MCC Germany and EA internal estimate.
** Owners of The Nintendo 3DS must have installed an in/outbox and played The Sims 3 at least once