A série The Sims been quite successful since the end of the 90s on computers because of its games and numerous expansion packs that let you literally control the lives of virtual people (sims). Already The Sims 4 is the last major title in the franchise, which along with other EA titles, is now available on Steam in this year.
In turn, the good news is that anyone who has not yet had the opportunity to play The Sims 4 will be able to try it for free for a limited time on the PC. Next, here's how to play The Sims 4 this weekend without paying anything.
Free access to The Sims 4 has been released yesterday (29) and will stay open until 10am on Monday (2). After this period, to continue playing, you will need to purchase the title. All progress made in the free version of the game is carried over to its final version.
In addition to being able to be played for free this weekend, it's worth noting that The Sims 4 and its expansion packs are up to 75% off. The free access released on Steam only allows you to play “The Sims 4” without any expansion pack included.
How to play The Sims 4 for free this weekend
The process for you to be able to play The Sims 4 without paying anything is quite simple, but in addition to Steam, you will also need to install the Origin client. Check out:
1. Access the home page of Steam in your browser and click on “Sign in”. If not, take this time to download the Steam client;
2. Log in with your account;
3. Back to the Steam homepage, under “Special offers”, look for the highlight of “The Sims 4” or, if you prefer, use this link;
4. On the promotion page, click on “The Sims 4”;
5. Next to "Play The Sims 4", click "Play";
6. In the message that appears, click on “Yes, Steam is installed”;
7. Then, click on “Open Steam Client Bootstrapper”. Depending on your browser, this message may appear differently;
8. Download the game. In this first moment, after the game has been downloaded, Steam itself will assist you in the download process of Orign.
Ready! Now, you already know how to play The Sims 4 for free on PC this weekend. In addition to The Sims 4, it is worth noting, Steam has two more games that can be tested without paying anything this weekend.