Sims 3 Requirements Announced

Good news, fellow gamers! Today is indeed a day to celebrate as EA has finally shared the much-anticipated minimum requirements for The Sims 3. After a long wait, we know what we need in our hardware arsenal to dive into this epic adventure!

But that’s not all, we’ve revamped our poll! Let’s make it more interesting by sharing your perspective on these requirements. Will your system get a thumbs up or does it need an upgrade? Pull up a chair and cast your vote. As for the verdict of our previous poll, stay tuned, the results will be out in no time!

For those operating with Windows XP, here’s what you need:

  • Windows XP (with Service Pack 2)
  • A 2.0 GHz P4 processor or its equivalent
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Minimum of 6.5 GB hard drive space, plus an additional 1 GB for custom content
  • A 128 MB Video Card supporting Pixel Shader 2.0

If you’re running on Windows Vista, the requirements are a tad higher, as illustrated below:

  • Windows Vista (requires Service Pack 1)
  • A 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • Not less than 6.5 GB of hard drive space with an extra 1 GB for personalized content
  • A 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0

Got a computer with an in-built graphics chipset? No problem! The game needs:

  • An Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or higher
  • A 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or a 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or a parallel option
  • An additional 0.5 GB RAM

So there you have it. Check if your system’s specifications match or exceed the requirements, and prepare for an unforgettable gaming experience with The Sims 3!