A preview of new features certainly seems to be the name of the game here. The main purpose of Apartment Life is to move your Sims into an apartment building, which has a much more interesting neighborhood to explore, complete with common areas in the apartment building itself. Free Exploration of your entire Sims world is the number one feature for 3, as well. What about everything else though? Is this worth buying for gamers chomping at the bit for more Simming?
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