The Sims 3: New Update Coming Tomorrow! (+ New Launcher)

UPDATE: SimGuruDrake shared some details about the compatibility of The Sims 3’s latest update with Create A World Tool:

Today we will be releasing an update for PC Windows version of The Sims 3 launcher to add the new Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager. During preparation for the release we have discovered that this update is not compatible with the current version of the Create-a-World (CAW) tool. We are working on an update for this particular issue and will notify you as soon as we have one.

SimGuruDrake announced that The Sims 3 will be getting a brand new Update, featuring a new Launcher that lets you pick Expansion and Stuff Packs that you’d like to play. For more info about this update and how to install it, check out this post!

Hello everyone!

Tomorrow (November 12) The Sims 3 website will be undergoing maintenance from 9am PT. During this time you may have issues accessing the The Sims 3 website. An update will also be available via Origin for The Sims 3 on PC only, which will include a new The Sims 3 Expansions and Stuff Pack Manager.

You can find out more information about the update and the new The Sims 3 Expansions and Stuff Pack Manager in this FAQ:

You can prepare to obtain The Sims 3 update by updating to the latest version of Origin, you will receive the latest version the next time you launch the Origin client.

If you have Origin running:

  • In the top left, select Origin
  • Click Exit
  • Re-launch Origin

You will automatically be updated to the latest version of Origin (Version
You can verify you have the latest Origin client by selecting HELP>ABOUT

You are now ready to receive The Sims 3 update tomorrow 12th November

Happy Simming!


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New Origin Update! (11/11/2015)

Introducing The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager