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The Sims 3 Teaser Experiences Available Now on

May 15, 2009

The Sims 3 Teaser Experiences Available Now on

Take Your Sim Across the Web, Live Out a Day in Your Sims’ Life, or Have 1-to-1 Email Conversations with Sims Using the All-new SimSidekick, SimSocial, and SimFriend Online Trial Applications

Take your Sim around the web with the SimSidekick online trial experience. Choose one of six available Sims like Magnus the Punk Rocker or Kim Kent the flirtatious and artsy Sim and off you go to browse the web with your SimSidekick in tow. The SimSidekick online application is a breakthrough tool that allows your Sim to react to every website you visit, amplifies social networking, and encourages fans to come together. Your SimSidekick will display a unique reaction to each website you visit which is based on their personalities and traits and the category of the website. For example, on your Sim will be surrounded by bluebirds and on MTV they’ll get speakers and start rockin’ out. Or on political sites, your SimSidekick will stand behind a podium to give a speech.

Connect and message your friends with Facebook or MySpace by using your SimSidekick. Post to your preferred social network and then bookmark that site or send an email to friends. In return, you get exposure to free objects on the The Sims 3 Exchange for you’re The Sims 3 game. SimSidekick has both Facebook Connect and MySpace ID integration which allows you to connect with your friends on each network, see which friends are online, using the SimSidekick, and send direct messages from your SimSidekick.

SimSocial is a light, simple, web game that lets you play through the life of a Sim day to day. Create and customize your Sim and select unique personality traits then take control of your Sim’s life—get a job, make friends or enemies, go to school, enjoy a nice dinner, and more. Fulfill your Sim’s Lifetime Wish! Become a World-renowned Surgeon, or a Chess Master, or perhaps a Five-star Chef. SimSocial is available both as a Facebook Application and on On Facebook, you can invite your Facebook friends to play and meet them in your own game.

With SimFriend you can chat one-to-one with the Sim of your choice. Whether you’re looking for someone who shares some of your interests or someone totally different from you, finding your SimFriend is only a few clicks away! You will correspond with your SimFriend via email and they’ll ask you for advice about their relationships, careers, and friends. The answers you give will help determine the decisions they make. For your help, you will earn achievements. SimFriend is available on

Join The Sims 3 social media networks!

Also check out The Sims 3 SimSampler free application on the Apple App store on iPhone and iPod touch today! Play with this cool, fun app where you can shake your iPhone to ask the glistening plumbob questions you may or may not want to know the answers to. Test your relationship when two people place their thumbs on either side of the plumbob—will you be friends with benefits or does she think you’re creepy? Find out your trait of the day by outlining the plumbob and get tips on how to work the trait and see if it suits your style. To find out more of the games available download this free app here.

The Sims 3 will ship to store shelves on PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod touch and mobile devices June 2, 2009. The Sims 3 is now available for pre-order at retailers nationwide or at

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