The Sims 3

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The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless creative possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of surprise and mischief!


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Bundle Deals including this Game

  • The Sims 3 Start Pack BadgeThe Sims 3 Start Pack
    Get 3 games for $29.99
    Includes The Sims 3, The Sims 3: Late Night Expansion Pack, The Sims 3: High End Loft Stuff


  • Simulation  
  • Electronic Arts
  • 6/2/2011
  • English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mexican Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Polish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Czech, Brazilian, Greek, Russian
Crude Humor
Sexual Themes
How will you create the universe!

The freedom of The Sims 3 will inspire you with endless creative possibilities and amuse you with unexpected moments of surprise and mischief! Create millions of unique Sims and control their lives. Customize their appearances and personalities. Build their homes — design everything from exquisitely furnished dream homes to quaint cottages. Then, send your Sims out to explore their ever-changing neighborhood and to meet other Sims in the town center. With all-new quick challenges and rewarding game play, The Sims 3 gives you the freedom to choose whether (or not!) to fulfill your Sims’ destinies and make their wishes come true.


Explore the ever-changing neighborhood -- and take your Sims to meet friends in the park, discuss fine art at the gallery, visit neighbors' homes, converse with less-than-savory characters in the graveyard and more! Who knows what might happen? Admire the natural beauty of the beach, the mountains, and more.


Create any Sim you can imagine with new easy-to-use design tools that allow for unlimited customization of facial features, hair color, eye color, and more. Fine tune your Sims' body shape from thin to full-figured to muscular.


Select up to five individual personality traits such as brave, artistic, kleptomaniac, clumsy, paranoid, and romantic, to create an endless number of truly diverse Sims. Influence the behaviors of your Sims with the traits you've chosen. Will you create a neurotic romantic with a heart of gold, or a geeky super-genius with an evil streak?


Everyone can customize everything -- design and build your dream house and decorate it to fit your Sims' personalities. Customize everything from floors to décor, shirts to sofas, wall-paper to window shades.


Enjoy the challenge of fulfilling your Sims short- and long-term goals and reap the rewards. Your Sims can pursue random opportunities to get fast cash, get ahead, get even, and more. Choose whether or not to fulfill your Sims' destinies by making their wishes come true. Your Sims can skyrocket from Latrine Cleaner to Astronaut, from Rabid Fan to Sports Legend, or even from Roadie to Rock Star!


Download free & exclusive new content to enhance your game including new Sims, houses, furniture and more. Make your own movies & show them to the world. Share your own Sims, houses & more with anyone.
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Mac Requirements Minimum Supported Will It Run?
Mac OS X10.5.8 *Download the MacGameStore App to compare your Mac's information in real-time.

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* Not compatible with: 10.13.x, 10.12.x, 10.14.x
64bit SupportNo
CPU TypeIntel Mac Only
CPU Cores2
CPU SpeedAny
System RAM2 GB
Drive Space6.1 GB
Video RAM128 MB
Video (ati)ATI Radeon X1600 *
* Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300
Video (nvidia)NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 *
* Unsupported Video Cards: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
Video (intel)Intel GMA 900 *
* Unsupported Video Cards: Intel GMA 900, Intel GMA 950
Important Notes:
  • Not compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra and later macOS.

Downloadable Content For This Game (DLC)

DLCThe Sims 3 Generations Expansion PackReleased 6/21/2011$19.99
DLCThe Sims 3: Late Night Expansion PackReleased 7/14/2011$19.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Outdoor Living StuffReleased 7/27/2011$19.99
DLCThe Sims 3: High End Loft StuffReleased 7/27/2011$19.99
DLCThe Sims 3 AmbitionsReleased 8/2/2011$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Town Life StuffReleased 8/8/2011$24.95
DLCThe Sims 3 Fast Lane StuffReleased 8/16/2011$24.95
DLCThe Sims 3 World Adventures Expansion PackReleased 8/23/2011$19.95
DLCThe Sims 3 PetsReleased 10/18/2011$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Master Suite Stuff PackReleased 1/25/2012$24.95
DLCThe Sims 3 Showtime Expansion PackReleased 3/6/2012$19.95
DLCThe Sims 3 Diesel StuffReleased 7/10/2012$19.95
DLCThe Sims 3 SupernaturalReleased 9/4/2012$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 SeasonsReleased 11/13/2012$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Monte VistaReleased 1/14/2013$19.95
DLCThe Sims 3 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff packReleased 1/22/2013$19.95
DLCThe Sims 3 University LifeReleased 3/5/2013$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Island ParadiseReleased 6/25/2013$29.99
DLCThe Sims 3 Dragon ValleyReleased 8/6/2013$29.95
DLCThe Sims 3 Movie StuffReleased 9/10/2013$19.99

Reviews, Ratings & Comments


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  1. Okay
    by Hazel B., United Kingdom - Jul 28th 2018

    The quality of the game isn't as good as I'd had hoped it to be and it can admittedly get a little tedious and dull to play with no expansion packs but regardless of that it's a decent game.

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  2. The peak of Sims.
    by dfox2014, USA - Nov 16th 2017

    Sims 2 was amazing and the Sims 3 not only added to it but creating something entirely better. Unfortunatly I don't think we'll ever get that with the Sims 4 and probably ever again since the developer continually gets worse. If you want the PEAK of Sims. It's the Sims 3.

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  3. Great game!
    by Maja R.1, France - Jul 29th 2017

    I like this game so much...
    Thank you MacGame

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