The Sims game for desktop has been around for quite some period of time. In 2018, EA launched The Sims Mobile for both android as well as iOS. The computer version of the Sims game has become a genre-defining game. That is why; fans actually had huge expectations from this game when The Sims Mobile was launched. We will today review the Sims Mobile game in order to find out whether it has been able to fulfill the expectations of the players or not.
Let us start by listing some of the most notable features of the game.
1. It has a very powerful character builder even on the smartphone version.
2. It is a completely self-guided game.
3. The tutorial which is incorporated significantly shortens the learning curve.
4. It is possible to play the game on the smartphone without having to buy the in-game digital assets.
5. The game loads pretty fast and is able to run without any glitches.
Now that you are aware of the features of the Sims Mobile in a nutshell, we will go into the greater details of the gameplay. We will divide this review into 3 different aspects which will help you understand whether the game is worth playing or not.
EA games have continued with the self-guided story. This is one of the main reasons why the Sims Mobile packs the same entertainment quotient as well as unpredictability as in the computer version. At the start of the game, you have to create your sim with the help of Create-A-Sim mode. This mode is pretty detailed to help you create the sim which you want. You can choose between numerous attire options as well as makeup and accessories options. Similarly, you can customize the body type of your sim as well.
Once you create a sim and complete the tutorial, the direction of the game is entirely decided by you. Additionally, you will be provided with the daily to-do list along with the time period in which you have to complete these tasks. When you complete each of these tasks, you will earn numerous awards which will help you progress through the game. It is not necessary to complete any task. The game does not burden you with unrealistic deadlines. It is up to you to decide when you want to complete the task and which one you want to skip. Most of the events just require you a couple of minutes to complete. This ensures that it is not time-consuming and you can decide the amount of time which you want to spend in the game.
There are numerous tasks which you can complete in order to gain the in-game currency. You can attend parties or social events or even practice a hobby. Thus, there is no dearth of choices when you are looking to progress through the game. As you progress through the game, there are numerous features of the game which are unlocked, liked being able to marry or having kids or unblocking some of the items for your workspace or your home. Thus, the game never has a dull moment. It always keeps you hooked.
The game is pretty simple to understand. You will have a tutorial to guide you right from the start. Also, once you complete a task, there will be the next task lined up which will help you understand the rewards which you will gain on completing this task as well as the next task. You can complete it at your own pace. Due to the self-guided storyline, you can be sure that you can go at your own pace rather than rushing through the game. Owing to the ability to choose the tasks which you want to complete and the aspect in which you want to progress, the game is pretty easy and entertaining to play.
• User experience:
One of the main problems which have been plaguing many games and which have made the transition from the computer to the smartphone is the availability of resources. When the game developers make you pay for each and everything, the game will soon lose its charm. Fortunately, EA has not fallen into this trap. The Sims Mobile allows you to view numerous ads against which, you will be able to get in-game money or tickets in order to progress through the game. The ads are of just 30 seconds which ensures that you will be able to get your resources quite quickly. Additionally, this skips the need to spend any real money in the game. Thus, even though the game is based on the Freemium model but you can easily progress through the game without having to spend any money. This certainly provides you with the unobstructed gaming experience rather than having to always strive hard for gaining the resources.
On the technical side, the game runs pretty smartly on most of the new android smartphones. It runs without any glitches on iOS devices as well. There is no lagging problem or any other glitches in the game. The UI just needs a bit of improvement as it is not convenient to move the objects around when you are in your premises. Thus, you will have a completely smooth gaming experience on the newer smartphones.
• Self-guided gameplay
• Easy to understand
• No need to spend real money in the game
• Same level of details incorporated as the desktop version
• Unlocking newer chapters and stories keeps the game exciting
• Placement of objects in the vicinity is a bit difficult
Thus, if you like the Sims computer version, you will surely like the Sims Mobile game. We found that almost all the aspects of the desktop version are incorporated into the mobile version as well. Moreover, with numerous chapters and stories incorporated, the Sims Mobile is much more interactive and entertaining.