SimGuruHydra has posted information over on the official forums regarding some frequently asked questions about the upcoming The Sims 4 Create a Sim demo.
If you’re playing the early trial experience of The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo, we hope you’re having a lot of fun with it! Have questions about the demo? We hope this FAQ answers them. Any feedback about the demo you would like to share? Please post here.
Q: What is The Sims™ 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: Create smarter Sims with unique personalities and distinct appearances in The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo. Experience the powerful Create A Sim and directly manipulate your Sims with tactile precision to create the most unique and detailed Sims yet. Share your Sims on the Gallery or Facebook, then download them directly into The Sims 4 when the game launches in September 2014 and bring your Sims to life. The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo will be released worldwide later this summer.
Q: How do I get into The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: An early version of The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo is available now, by invitation only for some of our fans. This is a trial experience that we are using to test our key functionality in advance of the worldwide release of The Sims 4. As a result we will be doing periodic maintenance on our servers.
Q: How much does The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo cost?
A: The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo will be available at no cost to you.
Q: Does The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo require an Origin account to play?
A: Yes, The Sims 4 Create a Sim Demo is available from Origin and you will use the Origin client to download and install the demo. Once installed, you don’t need to be online to play the demo.
Q: Does The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo feature all of the content from the base game?
A: The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo features a sampling of content from The Sims 4 base game.
Q: Is there a Mac version of The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: We are currently focused on the PC version of The Sims 4. We have no additional information regarding Mac at this time.
Q: Where can I provide feedback for the early trial experience of The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: We welcome your feedback! Head over to our forums and let us know what you think. Share your feedback here.
Q: Can I tell my friends about the early trial experience of The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: Yes! While this early trial experience is by invitation only, we encourage you to share your creations with your friends and family using the Facebook share functionality.
Q: How do I stay up to date with The Sims 4?
A: The latest information for The Sims 4 can be found at our website. You can also keep up to date by following @TheSims on Twitter or by Liking us on Facebook.
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Q: What are the system requirements for The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo?
A: The following system requirements only apply to The Sims 4 Create A Sim Demo. The system requirements for The Sims 4 base game will be released at a later date.
MINIMUM: OS: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 (64 bit versions are preferred)
CPU: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 Dual-Core 4000+ or equivalent
Dual Core and SSE 2 required
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets the game requires 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62 or equivalent
RAM: At least 2 GB
HARD DRIVE: At least 1.2 GB of free space with at least 0.5 GB additional space for custom content and saved games
VIDEO: 128 MB of Video RAM and support for Pixel Shader 3.0
SUPPORTED VIDEO CARDS: NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or better, ATI Radeon X1300 or better, Intel GMA X4500 or better
DIRECTX: DirectX 9.0c compatible
INPUT: Keyboard and mouse