If you're stuck inside and bored, 'The Sims 4' just dropped to $5 for a limited time

If you're stuck inside and bored, 'The Sims 4' just dropped to $5 for a limited time
The Sims 4



"The Sims 4," from EA.

  • In a rare move, "The Sims 4" is available for a shockingly low price: Just $5.
  • The game is part of EA's seasonal sale, but it's marked down higher than most; it usually costs $40.
  • "The Sims" franchise is notoriously accessible to everyone - whether you play video games or not - and "The Sims 4" is no exception.
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Whether you're sheltering in place, outright quarantined, or one of the folks who tested positive for coronavirus, there's one thing we all share in common: Being stuck indoors with lots of time to fill.

If ever there were a good time to buy a game like "The Sims," that time is now.

EA is making that easy with a ridiculously steep sale: "The Sims 4" is available for just $5 currently as part of EA's annual spring sale. Whether you pick it up on Amazon or on EA's own digital storefront, Origin, the price remains the same $5.


It's part of EA's annual spring sale, which the publisher is starting a little early this year due to the worldwide pandemic.

The premise of "The Sims 4" is the same as previous entries in the wildly popular life-simulation franchise:

You act as a sort of virtual god, creating and customizing virtual people ("Sims") who you then guide through their virtual lives. What "SimCity" was to building and running a city, "The Sims" is to human life.

Since launching in 2014, "The Sims 4" has received a mess of add-ons, updates, and expansions that have added everything from pets to magic - many of which are also on sale.

Check out the most recent one right here:


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