For a limited time, there will be a Sims 2 Holiday Edition
for the PC. Trying to cash in on more Sims 2 SKUs, the Holiday Edition
features the original game with 40 new holiday-themed items. Celebrate
the holidays Sims style!
The Sims 2 Holiday Edition for PC; ''Deck the Halls'' of Your Virtual
Homes in a Holiday-Themed Special Edition From One of the Most Popular
PC Game Brands in History
CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2005--Get into the holiday
spirit with The Sims(TM) 2 Holiday Edition! Electronic Arts
(NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced The Sims 2 Holiday Edition, a
special-edition holiday-themed version of the world's best-selling PC
game of 2004, The Sims 2. Look for The Sims 2 Holiday Edition, rated
"T" for Teen by the ESRB, to hit store shelves across North America on
November 17 -- just in time for holiday shopping!
a limited time only and listed at the same manufacturers suggested
retail price as the original version, The Sims 2 Holiday Edition
contains the original game, The Sims 2, in its entirety, plus 40 new
holiday-themed items that allow your Sims to celebrate their holidays
in style. With this bonus content, your Sims can decorate their house,
serve a festive holiday dinner, engineer a visit from Santa himself,
even host a rollicking New Year's party!
A Stocking Stuffer with Wide Appeal
Sims games are known for being among the few games to achieve
popularity across all ages and genders, making The Sims 2 Holiday
Edition a great gift for anyone from your nephew, to your grandfather
to your favorite aunt, best friend, or kid sister. "The appeal of
playing The Sims 2 is that the game is what you make it," explained
Senior Producer Tim LeTourneau. The gameplay experience follows the
day-to-day life of the Sims characters that you create and control,
over an entire lifetime. According to LeTourneau, "Players enjoy
participating in all the ups and downs of their Sims' lives, from the
big things like falling in love or building and decorating their house
to the memorable things like putting up their family's first Christmas
tree and hosting a holiday dinner -- even mundane details like ordering
a pizza or fixing the toilet are humorous and fun. The Sims 2 is
designed to make even the ordinary extraordinarily entertaining!"
Create-a-Sim feature allows you to combine your choices from a vast
selection of facial features, hairstyles and outfits, to create the
Sims you most want to play, make your own family and friends or invent
someone on the fly -- you can even create your own celebrity
look-alikes! Help your Sims fulfill their lifelong aspirations; they
can seek popularity, fortune, romance, family, or knowledge -- their
choices are in your hands. Mix their genes, fulfill their dreams, and
push them to extremes. Your Sims aren't the only thing you can create
and customize! You won't need a degree in architecture to build dream
homes and design neighborhoods with the easy-to-use building, design,
and home furnishing options. And now, with holiday-themed bonus content
from The Sims 2 Holiday Edition, you can even hang a stocking over the
For Owners of The Sims 2 (PC)
fans who already own The Sims 2 for PC won't be left out in the cold!
The Sims(TM) 2 Holiday Party Pack offers only the bonus content -- from
merry to scary -- and not the full game. For information on how to
purchase The Sims 2 Holiday Party Pack, Sims fans who already own The
Sims 2 for PC can visit http://www.thesims2.com.
more information on The Sims 2 and The Sims 2 Holiday Edition, as well
as expansion packs such as The Sims(TM) 2 University and The Sims(TM) 2
Nightlife, which provide additional experiences for the original game,
please visit http://www.thesims2.com.