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How to Download The Sims 4 for Free

Are you trying to download The Sims 4 on PC, PS4, PS5, or Xbox?

The Sims 4 is free-to-play on all platforms (as of October 18), so you don’t need to purchase it.

However, there are optional DLC packs that you can purchase.

The Sims 4 was released on September 2, 2014.

Since its release, the game has had over 36 million players.

It’s a social simulation game where you can customize and control various Sims.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to download The Sims 4 for free on PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox.

How to download The Sims 4 for free on PC

Download The Sims 4 for free

To download Overwatch 2 for free on your PC, you need to install Steam and create an account.

After you’ve created an account, search for “The Sims 4” and click on the “Play Game” button.

  1. Install the Steam desktop app.
  2. Create a Steam account or log in to an existing one.
  3. Search for “The Sims 4”.
  4. Click on the “Play Game” button to download the game.

The game requires a minimum of 17 GB of free hard drive space.

The GPU requirement is NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or better, ATI Radeon X1300 or better, or Intel GMA X4500 or better.

If you don’t have enough space, you need to delete temporary files.

Temporary files that you can delete are from the “%temp%” folder.

You can also delete large files from the “Downloads” folder.

You can filter from the largest to smallest file size by clicking on “Size”.

How to download The Sims 4 for free on PS4 and PS5

  1. Open the PlayStation Store app on your PS4/PS5.
  2. Search for “The Sims 4”.
  3. Select “Download”.

How to download The Sims 4 for free on Xbox

  1. Open the Microsoft Store app on your Xbox Series X/S.
  2. Search for “The Sims 4”.
  3. Select “Install”.

Further reading

10 Best Sims 4 Custom Content (CC)

How to Fix The Sims 4 Not Launching, Crashing, or Freezing

How to Download Overwatch 2 for Free


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