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In these day some videogames sites and magazine are publishing new interviews to game producers, taken at EA Showcase or E3. Thanks to SimsVip who discovered the following interviews to Mike Cox, The Sims 3 Pets producer for console version.
On the contrary of the PC version, on consoles The Sims 3 Pets will be a stand-alone game and you don't need to have The Sims 3 already. It will be available on Playstation 3, Nintendo 3DS and Xbox (with Kinect features). A version for Wii hasn't been announced yet.
The Sims 3 Pets comes to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, 3DS and PC/Mac this fall! [release date October, 18 2011 (USA) - 20/21 (EU)]
As a new standalone game, The Sims 3 Pets for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 adds a new level of fun and fulfillment to Sims lives. Players take direct control of their pets as they help their Sims uncover and solve mysteries of the town.
Coming to the 3DS, The Sims 3 Pets unleashes extraordinary pets into a 3D town! They begin by choosing a Sims pet breed and then customize their look and personality traits to make them unique. New to the game, players can have up to three controllable Sims which can be all pets if they choose it! Players unleash their pets and discover what extraordinary abilities they have.
Players will not only determine how their pets look, but they’ll also be able to give them unique personalities traits as well!
Fully controllable pets just like your Sims. Pets are playable, so you can direct your Sim’s pet to hunt, climb, dig and more. Who knows what kind of mischief they might get into!
Give your pets personality traits! For the first time in The Sims franchise history, The Sims 3 Pets gives your pet traits which allow you to create truly unique animals with personalities all of their own!
New pet choices! Sims can adopt specific breeds of cats and big and small dogs on all platforms.
Sims can take their pets into Town! Take your dog to the park or bring your cat to the library.
Thanks to Simprograms for finding this, on Video Games Blogger has been published a full list of all achievements (TS3 Xbox) and trophies (TS3 PS3). Read more to see the full list. Remember, this is an article for The Sims 3 on console, not PC...
In add we would like to tell you something about used copy of The Sims 3 game for Xbox. Source: Electronic Theater
The Online Pass included within The Sims 3 retail package grants players access to The Exchange, a facility that allows players to upload and download custom designs, accessories and even Sims, trading between friends or even borrowing from more creative strangers. The access to The Exchange is a small piece of software weighting-in at 108 KB which as to be downloaded even with code, but once the Online Pass code is entered becomes free. The Online Pass code becomes associated with GamerTag, so can be downloaded on other consoles, but only with that GamerTag. Without the Online Pass, gamers will have to purchase the access software for 800 Microsoft Points.