Electronic Arts has announced a rough release date for The Sims 4 and it's not until autumn 2014, not March 2014 as previously announced.
Those who pre-order though will be treated to a bonus. Order the game through thesims.com and you will be upgraded to the Limited Edition version of the game. It might not arrive for a while, but at least you'll know you'll get some extra goodies when it does. All pre-orders will get the Life of the Party Digital Content as well as the game itself.
"The Sims franchise has the best fans in the world and their passion and enthusiasm is at an all-time high," said Rachel Franklin, VP and general manager of The Sims Studio.
"Those millions of voices will fuel our development process, helping The Sims 4 to be the most ambitious and the best game our studio has ever made. We can't wait to see our fans' reaction when The Sims 4 comes out in autumn 2014."
The Sims 4 will initially be available only for PC. The Sims 4 Limited Edition costs £44.99 and there is a Digital Deluxe version too, for £54.99, that also adds an Up All Night content pack.