The Sims 2 Store Beta Is Now Up and Live for North Americans!

The Sims 2 Store Beta Is Now Up and Live for North Americans!


If you haven’t purchased all the expansions or you have and want some new tricked out gear for your sims, the folks at EA have launched The Sims 2 Store Beta for online shoppers in the U.S. and Canada. Right now there are about a 1000 items to choose from with more than 100 of them released exclusively via The Store. Look for constant upgrades to The Store over the next several months. Will we see a slick conversion for The Sims 3? Check back for more details as they are released. For now, here’s a look at the press release:

June 30, 2008 – The Sims, an Electronic Arts Inc. Label, today announced that The Sims2 Store is live at http://www.thesims2store.com for online shoppers in the US and Canada. This new online shopping destination from The Sims Label enables players of The Sims 2 to choose from a range of thousands of items for their Sims. Select from fashions, furnishings, decor, entertainment, home office items, and more – easily, instantly and with peace-of-mind! By registering at http://www.thesims2store.com, players are able to browse, purchase and download new items directly into their The Sims 2 games, which they must have already purchased and installed. In celebration of the opening, all new registrants to The Sims 2 Store receive six free items for download as a special thank you!

The Sims 2 Store features items from The Sims 2 Expansion Packs and Stuff Packs along with all-new exclusive content that is not available anywhere else. These collections include furnishings, outfits and hairstyles. Among the more than 1,000 items, today the site features more than 100 all-new, exclusives, which include special themed assortments from Art Deco and Cubic styles.

“The Sims 2 Store is our first online shopping destination, designed with your Sims in mind,” said Rod Humble, Head of Studio for The Sims Label. “Download the items that you would like from some of our Expansion Packs and Stuff Packs, along with all-new, exclusive items made available only at The Sims 2 Store. The selection of items is perfect for your Sims and you have the ability to pick-and-choose only the items that you want. The online assortment on the site is updated regularly, making shopping for The Sims 2 a fun and fresh experience.”

With The Sims 2 Store, players can spark their creativity and enrich the lives of their Sims, while expanding storytelling options, as they shop online with convenience and security. Featuring an easy-to-use, intuitive catalog-style navigation, The Sims 2 Store uses a simple purchase process through the introduction of SimPoints, which can be redeemed for items and are payable with all major credit cards. Currently all credit card billing addresses must be in the US or Canada to buy SimPoints.

The Sims 2 Store includes items from a number of Expansion Packs*, including The Sims 2 University, The Sims 2 Nightlife, The Sims 2 Open for Business, The Sims 2 Pets, The Sims 2 Seasons, and The Sims 2 Bon Voyage, and Stuff Packs*, including The Sims 2 Family Fun, The Sims 2 Glamour Life, The Sims 2 Celebration and The Sims 2 Teen Style. Check out The Sims 2 Store today!

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