The popular franchise developed by EA is notoriously popular worldwide and the Sims games and Modes have been top sales every time they were released. Unfortunately, it “sims” that fans are not to receive a new game until 2020.
Reasons why The Sims 5 will not happen soon
Only recently at the end of 2027 EA released The Sims 4 for consoles and this is a strong reason why the publisher and developer will want to wait. The idea is to exhaust all the available money making options with The Sims 4 before releasing a new game for the beloved franchise.
Fans agree that EA would not have bothered to make console versions of The Sims 4 if the company did not plan to keep it long-term.
Fans react to this scenario
The 20th anniversary of The Sims franchise will take place soon and many hope that The Sims 4 is not going to be the only thing connected with it. Maybe the Sims Mobile will also appear.
EA game has told fans many times that they should not search for patterns in terms of game releases for The Sims franchise and this means that we cannot guess the release year of The Sims 5 judging by the previous releases.
Other rumors on The Sims 5:
Many have speculated that the future game will reintroduce fan beloved feature missing in The Sims 4.
If The Sims 4 continues to be profitable, then EA is not going to rush and release The Sims 5 before 2019.
A scary rumor is that there will be no fifth game if The Sims 4 does not have satisfactory sales.
Release dates of previous The Sims games
The first Sims game was released in 2000, then the second one in 2004. The Sims 3 was released in 2009 and The Sims 4 was released in 2014. When will be The Sims 5 released?