The Sims 2 Apartment Life boxart

EA UK is holding a contest to where you can win 1 of 10 copies of The Sims 2 Apartment Life.  Sounds great, right?  Well it is!  Because to enter, it’s very simple:

In celebration of the release of Sims 2 Apartment Life we want to you to tell us what the Perfect Apartment would be for your Sims.

How about a 2 bedroom flat with a crazy room mate? Or a 1 bedroom bachelor pad equipped for wild parties?

Send us an explanation of no more than 100 words on what your perfect Sims Apartment would be and why.

To enter, email your entry to

Rules for the contest are posted below:

Terms and Conditions

1. General

The opening time and date of the Apartment Life Competition is Monday 4th of August 2008 at 12:00 GMT, and the closing date and time for receipt of entries is Monday 25th August 2008 at 16.00 GMT. Entries submitted after this time will not be considered. Submissions must be emailed to

2. Restrictions

This competition is open to UK residents aged thirteen (13) and over only. Employees (and members of their immediate family) of “Electronic Arts” (“EA”) are not eligible to enter.

3. Rules to participate

No purchase of any goods or services is necessary to be eligible for entry into this competition.
For a chance to win, entrants must:
Write an explanation of no more than 100 words in length, of the ideal apartment for their Sims and why. The explanation must be submitted within the time restrictions of the competition..

4. Prizes

Ten (10) winners will be chosen by EA judges based on skill on Wednesday the 27th of August and each winner will receive one (1) copy of The Sims ™ 2 Apartment Life Expansion Pack.
Winners will be contacted by email or phone to receive notification of winning the prize.
There are no cash alternatives to this prize. It is as stated and is non-transferable. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Electronic Arts (EA), EA is unable to provide the stated prizes, EA reserves the right to award a substitute prize of equal value. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the Promoter.

5. Results

The top ten (10) writers will be notified by email or phone within 72hrs of selection.
If the winner of the prize cannot be traced after reasonable efforts have been made by EA, EA will be entitled to select an alternative winner from among the entrants.
A full list of winners will be available for four (4) weeks following the day of the selection of winners. This list can be obtained by writing to Apartment Life Competition,, UK Marketing Team, Onslow House, Onslow Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4TN, UK.
If proof of age is requested, the prize shall not be dispatched unless proof of age is received and if satisfactory proof of age is not received, EA reserves the right to choose another winner.
Entrants agree that they may be required to take part in publicity without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include their names and/or likeness.

6. Data protection

In order to participate in the Apartment Life Competition, participants must provide certain information on themselves. This personal information is collected and processed only for the purposes of organising, running and monitoring the Apartment Life Competition, as well as for carrying out publicity activities on it. The organising entity shall be considered the data controller for the database containing this personal information.

7. General Conditions

Any entry, which is damaged, corrupted, defaced, late, incomplete or otherwise does not comply with these rules, may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of EA. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of delivery. EA cannot be held responsible for lost entries.
By entering the Apartment Life Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material, which may be amended or varied at any time by EA.
In the event of a dispute, the decision of EA shall be final and legally binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
The Promoter of this Apartment Life Competition is Electronic Arts Ltd, Onslow House, Onslow Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4TN, UK

This competition is governed by and is in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

What are you waiting for?  Get cracking at it now!