Can You Really Download The Sims 4 Without Origin?
We all know that The Sims 4 requires Origin to be played, but if you have an old version of The Sims, or you don’t have an Origin account, can you download and install The Sims 4 on your computer? Well, yes and no. You can download and install the game, but you won’t be able to play it unless you have Origin installed too. Here are some steps that explain how to do it with screenshots included, just in case the text doesn’t make it clear enough for you.
A brief history of The Sims
The Sims is a simulation game originally developed by Maxis and later published by Electronic Arts. It was released in 2000, and has since gone through eight major releases (including expansions) with the latest being The Sims 4, which was released in September 2014.
How to download and play the game
To download and play the game, you will need to create a free account on EA’s website. This is where you will be able to purchase the game and download it. Once done, simply log in with your new credentials to start playing!
How to avoid EA’s system requirements
Anyone who has ever played a Sim game knows that the games are very resource-hungry. In order to be able to play this game, you’ll need a hefty computer and plenty of space on your hard drive. Your laptop may not be able to handle it.
Get all expansion packs and stuff packs
The Sims 4 is a simulation game in which the player creates a Sim character and takes on the role of a caregiver. In order to do this, you’ll need to first buy the game. There are two ways you can do this: either through EA’s digital distribution platform, Origin, or by purchasing the physical copy at your local retailer.
Conclusion – is it worth it?
The Sims 4 is a game worth playing, but only if you’re willing to put in the hours of gameplay. If you’re not sure if you want to commit to the game, it’s best to get a demo version or try out the free trial.
How can I download The Sims 4 on a laptop?