Had previously been scheduled for Q1.
No more faffing with Sims website, Maxis confirms.
But new tools will let players recreate their Sims quickly, Maxis claims.
Promises a new way to experience the excitement and delight of life's moments.
Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, NFS Rivals, PvZ Garden Warfare, UFC and the unveiling of The Sims 4.
Also Command & Conquer, Need For Speed: Rivals and mobile games.
One of 11 major titles coming to consoles and PC over the next year.
EA stresses the game will be a single-player offline experience.