EA and Maxis confirmed final yr that The Sims 5 was in improvement beneath the title Undertaking Rene, and whereas it stays to be seen how lengthy it is going to be earlier than the sport will get formally unveiled, it appears an important element about it might have been let slip in a lately revealed job advert.
The itemizing, for the open place of Head of Monetization and Market for Undertaking Rene, was noticed by Sims Group, and has since been taken down. Below the obligations part, the itemizing described the title as a “free-to-enter” recreation, which suggests the sport might be free-to-play on the outset, whereas additionally providing purchasable further content material.
In the meantime, the job itemizing additionally made point out of “Undertaking Rene’s in-game market”, which can seemingly embody content material each user-generated and in any other case, with each free and paid choices being accessible to gamers.
Given the type of ongoing reside service mannequin The Sims tends to observe, it wouldn’t be shocking within the slightest to see it switching to a free-to-play mode (or free-to-enter, as EA calls it), although as is the case with any such recreation, how monetization is balanced can be essential. That’s, after all, if these plans are solidified, which they don’t essentially should be at this stage.
Lately, EA and Maxis additionally launched particulars on among the new customization choices and lighting options that can be included in The Sims 5. Head on over right here to seek out out extra.