On October 19th, the Sims 4 development team officially announced their newest expansion pack, Snowy Escape, The ice-blue render which accompanied the announcement revealed Sims snowboarding, rock climbing, and sledding to their pixelated hearts’ content.
Simmers everywhere embraced the news and buzzed about the pack’s possible contents. A towering tell-tale pagoda in the render’s background suggested an East Asian-inspired world. Indeed, SimGuruGraham later confirmed a new area called Mt. Komorebi. “Komorebi” is a Japanese word with no direct English translation. Loosely, the word describes the way light “escapes” or filters through a tree’s leaves on a sunny day. The reference heavily implies a new Japanese-inspired world.
Today, October 20th, the official Sims YouTube channel premiered the first Snowy Escape trailer at 8AM PST/11 AM EST.
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This fresh new expansion comes with a slew of new clothing befitting the snowy theme. Namely, players can expect:
A few months ago, Simmers participated in an official Sims 4 survey. This survey asked players what they most desired in upcoming packs, and a snowy retreat complete with equally chilly activities topped the list. In addition, players entreated EA to include more diverse, less Eurocentric worlds and build items.
Snowy Escape delivers on this promise. Builders will be pleased to receive:
It wouldn’t be an expansion pack without expanding existing game play. Snowy Escape promises the following additions:
What are you looking forward to in this expansion pack? Tell us below in the comments!
Stay safe, stay warm, and happy Simming!
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