The Sims 4 is setting the stage this summer with Sims Sessions, an all-new in-game music festival
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Maxis™ today announced Sim Sessions* – an in-game music festival taking place exclusively in the ever-popular life simulation game, The Sims™ 4 from From June 29 to July 7. Two-time Grammy-nominated pop star Bebe Rexha returns to The Sims and will perform at Simlish as Glass Animals lead singer Dave Bayley, and singer, songwriter and producer Joy Oladokun will also take to the in-game stage to open the virtual show.
THE SIMS TO DELIVER CAN’T-MISS DIGITAL MUSIC EXPERIENCES IN-GAME AND ON TIKTOK
The Sims has partnered with nearly 500 artists since 2004 to record their songs in the iconic Simlish language for millions of Sims players around the world. Sims Sessions marks the first time Simlish songs will debut in-game and in an all-new festival format. During The Sims Sessions, players can explore the event with options to create their best festival outfits, camp, and purchase exclusive digital merchandise featuring Bebe Rexha, Glass Animals, and Joy Oladokun.
Players can also join The Sims, Bebe Rexha and some of TikTok’s most talented musical personalities for a #SimlishSessions virtual karaoke challenge on TikTok. The community will showcase their Simlish talents, sharing side-by-side duets with Bebe Rexha and showcasing their own twists on her latest single Sabotage for a chance to be reposted by the pop star.
“I’ve always been a fan of how The Sims allows players to express their creativity with others in-game,” said Bebe Rexha. “The Sims Sessions will be a fun experience for fans around the world to enjoy music and hang out with friends in a way that only The Sims can provide. I’m so excited to get back to the game and I also can’t wait to see fans post their Simlish videos of “Sabotage!”
THE SIMS PARTNERS WITH MUSIC ARTISTS TO PERFORM IN-GAME LIKE NEVER BEFORE
Dave Bayley will perform the Billboard single heat waves from the record catalog of his electro/pop group Glass Animals. Multifaceted performer Joy Oladokun will sing her powerful ballad Breathe again before Bebe Rexha takes the stage and her piano with a simlish version of Sabotage from his second studio album Better Mistakes. When the show ends, players can put on their own performance with other Sims on the festival stage.
“Sims Sessions is the next evolution of music in The Sims,” said Steve Schnur, Global Director and President of Music at EA. “Nowhere else can gamers hear and experience these exclusive performances from Bebe, Dave and Joy. With the self-expression destination that is Sims Sessions, EA will once again redefine the bar for games, music and global culture.
Players interested in learning more about The Sims Sessions and joining in the festivities can follow @TheSims on ICT Tac, Twitter, instagramto like The Sims on Facebookand visit TheSims4.com. The Sims Sessions is a free experience for players who own The Sims 4 game. For new Sims players, the game can be purchased at a discount before The Sims Sessions launch, June 24-29.
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*REQUIRES THE SIMS 4 GAME (SOLD SEPARATELY) AND ALL GAME UPDATES TO PLAY.
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