Publisher Electronic Arts said today that it’s soft-launched a new Sims game for mobile devices via App Store in Brazil. Called The Sims Mobile, it includes all of the features of the original PC game which released 17 years ago back in 2000 and files as an official mobile game by Maxis Studios and Electronic Arts.

In The Sims Mobile, players can shape their Sims’ legacy as they create their unique personalities, homes and relationships—all on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Key highlights include:

  • Shape your Sims’ legacy—Shape your Sims’ families over multiple generations. When your Sims accomplish their career goals and retire, you’ll be rewarded with Heirlooms that unlock hobbies and careers for future generations, allowing new Sims to tell deeper stories.
  • Create unique Sims—Customize your Sims with distinct appearances, hairstyles, outfits, and accessories. Choose different personality traits and life goals.
  • Build a home—Personalize your Sims home layouts and designs, and decorate with a variety of furniture, appliances, decorations and more.
  • Play together—Host and attend parties with other Sims to socialize, show off your amazing house, earn rewards, and develop new relationships.

Here’s the promotional trailer for the free-to-play title.

As mentioned, The Sims Mobile is a free-to-play download. If other EA games are an indication, the game may include a bunch of optional In-App Purchases.

You can sign up for email updates at the thesims.com/mobile.

Six years ago, EA released The Sims Freeplay for iOS and Android, a simplified version of the original PC game. The publisher has other Sims-branded titles on App Store, including The Sims 3, The Sims 3 World AdventuresThe Sims 3 Ambitions for iPad and more.

The Sims Mobile soft-launched today on App Store in Brazil.

We’ll keep you posted when the game expands to other markets.

Are you a fan of The Sims franchise?

  • Agneev

    I see battery being gobbled!

  • Sailor_V90

    So is this an improvement over The Sims Free-Play?

    • Tony Trenkle Jr.

      I would say yes. Theres no goals to accomplish to get points. Its free reign.

  • Raymond Beavers

    I can’t wait, I loved the original Sims!!

  • Hopefully Sim City is next. I’d love to just be able to sit back and build a city.

    • Julio M.

      What about SimCity Buildit?

      • It sucks. Having to have resources and wait hours to build things is boring