– The old way of doing business is over and there are new market challenges and opportunities ahead.
– The popular computer game The Sims will release a new expansion pack called Sims 4 For Rent, which will train players to be property managers.
– Players will handle tenant complaints, conduct property maintenance, collect rent, and play the role of a landlord in a realistic digital world.
– The game allows players to create various types of buildings and experience the challenges of managing properties, such as dealing with mold, plumbing issues, and tenant revolts.
– This is not the first time Sims players have experienced apartment living, but the new expansion pack focuses on the role of landlords rather than just tenants.
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Early editions of the popular computer game The Sims has been credited with inspiring a generation of urban planners. For its next act, the game will train a future generation of property managers.
Electronic Arts announced it will release the Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack on Dec. 7.
Players can expect to handle tenant complaints, conduct property maintenance, collect rent and play landlord in their own digital world.
The game’s creators apparently set things up to be as realistic as it would be to manage buildings in a real city, with tenants who harass each other, miss rent and commit crime.
“Property owner Sims can be present property managers, living among their tenants, or they can live in a separate residence while generating income from several property investments,” EA said. “Watch out — if property owners don’t keep their Unit Ratings high, they could face a Tenant Revolt.”
Players can create buildings for themselves and their tenants ranging anywhere from garden units to a multifamily building.
A preview of the game shows landlords can expect much of the same excitement they’d face in real life, from mold growing in bathrooms to clogged plumbing and electrical problems.
This isn’t the first time Sims players will have dabbled in the life of apartment living. In 2008, EA released Sims Apartment Life. But unlike the upcoming version, Apartment Life focused only on users renting rather than acting as landlords.
Property Chomp's Take:
The Sims video game series has long been known for its ability to simulate real-life experiences, and now it's taking on the world of property management. Electronic Arts, the creator of The Sims, recently announced that it will be releasing the Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack on December 7. This new expansion pack will allow players to handle tenant complaints, conduct property maintenance, collect rent, and play the role of a landlord in their own digital world.
The Sims has been credited with inspiring a generation of urban planners, and now it has the potential to train a future generation of property managers. The game's creators have made an effort to make the gameplay as realistic as possible, mimicking the challenges and responsibilities that come with managing buildings in a real city. From dealing with tenants who harass each other to handling missed rent payments and even facing the threat of a Tenant Revolt, players will have to navigate the ups and downs of property management.
Players will have the ability to create various types of buildings, ranging from garden units to multifamily buildings. The game will also feature realistic scenarios that landlords often face, such as mold growing in bathrooms, clogged plumbing, and electrical problems. By immersing players in these real-life situations, The Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack aims to provide a unique and educational experience for those interested in property management.
This isn't the first time The Sims has ventured into the world of apartment living. In 2008, Electronic Arts released The Sims Apartment Life, which focused on users renting apartments rather than acting as landlords. However, the upcoming expansion pack takes the gameplay to a new level by allowing players to take on the role of a landlord and experience the challenges and rewards that come with it.
The Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack is expected to be a hit among fans of the franchise and those interested in the field of property management. It offers a unique opportunity to learn about the industry in a fun and interactive way. The game's release on December 7 is highly anticipated, and players are eager to see how well they can handle the responsibilities of being a landlord in their own virtual world.
So, if you've ever wondered what it would be like to manage properties and be a landlord, The Sims 4 For Rent Expansion Pack might just be the game for you. Get ready to dive into the world of property management and experience the challenges and rewards that come with it.