Sims 3 fans can finally start saving for the new game as EA has announced when the latest version will land here in the UK.

EA has confirmed that The Sims 3 launches in the UK on 5 June 2009, and with it promises more creativity, more customisation and more goal-orientated gameplay.

Key features of the game include giving you the chance to "create-a-Sim", customise everything: from head-to-toe outfits and accessories to house style and interiors, you’re the designer. Customise patterns, colours and finishes and even control your Sims’ destinies.

You can read our first look review via the link below.