The Sims 4 will launch for PC on September 5, EA and Maxis announced this evening during EA's E3 Preview.

The Sims 4 gives players the ability to create new Sims with intelligence and emotion, using new tools to to sculpt your Sims and build unique homes.

This year's game will enable players to bring another player's sim into their game.

"On September 5 our fans will be able to experience why we believe The Sims 4 is the best life simulation game ever," said Rachel Franklin, VP and executive producer for The Sims 4. "These are brand new Sims whose traits, emotions and aspirations combine to define more meaningful personalities than you've ever played with before. You decide not only what they look like, but more importantly, who they are. The combination of these new Sims, our powerful new creative tools, and the all-new Gallery add up to the best game we've ever made."

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