Get down.. get down..
4/5/2005 4:45:00 PM
The Sims are about to get some night life as Sims 2 Nightlife
has been announced. This will be the second in what will probably be many more expansion packs for Sims 2
. As the title suggests, you'll be able to take your Sims out and party on the town. No doubt there will be some Lindsey Lohan and Paris Hilton skins that someone will create for you to use in this pack if there aren't out already.
EA Announces the Sims 2 Nightlife; The Sims Head Out to Experience an Epic Night Out on the Town
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2005--Electronic Arts (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today that The Sims(TM) 2 Nightlife is under development from Maxis(TM) studio, the creators of the widely popular franchise, The Sims(TM). This is the second expansion pack for The Sims(TM) 2 which took the world by storm in September 2004 by becoming the fastest selling PC game of all time and has sold over 4.5M units worldwide to date. With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.
The Sims 2 Nightlife takes Sims into the night to explore all of their favorite after-dark activities. Players can either head out and discover their love lives or have a crazy night out with friends. With the new dating gameplay, players will see if their Sims have chemistry with others which will determine their romantic fate. The newest addition to the game includes the brand new pleasure seeker aspiration allowing players to explore a life filled with unforgettable dates, endless nights of dancing and fine dining. Make your Sims nightlife fantasy a reality with over 125 new objects including a DJ booth, poker table and all you need to design the ultimate nightclub and VIP lounge.
"Sims fans have always wanted to take their Sims out of their homes," said Tim LeTourneau, Sr. Producer. "Now with The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out of the suburbs and into the night while dating, hanging out on the town and staying up till dawn at all the hottest spots around town."
The Sims 2 Nightlife is scheduled to ship under the EA GAMES(TM) brand in the Fall of 2005. The Sims 2 is required to play The Sims 2 Nightlife.
For more information on The Sims 2 and The Sims 2 Nightlife, visit http://www.thesims2.com.
About The Sims(TM)
The Sims franchise celebrated its fifth anniversary in February, 2005. The game skyrocketed to the top of the charts when it began shipping to stores in February 2000 and quickly become a universal gaming and cultural phenomenon. The Sims PC based product and expansion packs were the best selling PC games of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. Translated into 17 different languages, The Sims has inspired seven top selling expansion packs. They include: The Sims(TM) Livin' Large, The Sims(TM) House Party, The Sims(TM) Hot Date, The Sims(TM) Vacation, The Sims(TM) Unleashed, The Sims(TM) Superstar, and The Sims(TM) Makin' Magic. Combined sales for the franchise have topped 45 million units life-to-date. In September 2004, The Sims 2 launched as the next generation sequel selling over 5M units worldwide. The Sims(TM) 2 University shipped as the first expansion pack in March 2005. For more information on The Sims 2, visit http://www.thesims2.com.