The Sims 4: Get Famous Cheats & Cheat Codes for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

The Sims 4: Get Famous key art

The Sims 4: Get Famous Cheats & Cheat Codes for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

The Sims 4: Get Famous gameplay

©The Sims 4 gameplay screenshot – Original

The Sims 4: Get Famous is the sixth expansion pack to The Sims 4, the fourth entry in EA’s long-running life sim series. Releasing in 2018 for the PC and Mac versions of The Sims 4, Get Famous would later come to the console versions of the title in early 2019. It would be followed by several other expansions to The Sims 4, with the most recent being the Horse Ranch expansion that arrived in July 2023.

Reception to the expansion is mixed among fans and critics alike. Some enjoy the unique content of the expansion regarding becoming a film star and getting involved in film editing. Conversely, others criticize the expansion for being more of the same type of content included in the Get to Work, Parenthood, and City Living expansions. Notably, many players report that bugs present at launch persist well into the expansion’s existence and are still problematic for players.

While The Sims 4 has moved to a free-to-play model to expand access to the base game, all of the DLC and expansions are paid purchases. Get Famous is a paid DLC expansion to the game but can be regularly purchased on sale via Steam or console marketplaces. With more than 10 paid DLC expansions available for the game, Get Famous is geared toward players who wish to make their Sims rich and recognizable celebrities.

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The Sims 4: Get Famous Premise

The Sims 4: Get Famous gameplay

©The Sims 4 gameplay screenshot – Original

The Sims is a series built around creating virtual inhabitants (the titular Sims) and helping them live out their day-to-day lives. The point of the Get Famous expansion is to have your Sims become famous movie stars, hob knob with celebrities, and live lavishly and luxuriously in the city of Del Sol Valley. There are two main components of the expansion that help to facilitate the main gameplay goals — the Acting Career and Fame & Reputation.

Get Famous unlocks the Acting Career for Sims, allowing them to pursue a career as a film star. This career is the main way for Sims to attain enough Fame and Reputation to actually get famous as the expansion’s title suggests. Players begin their careers by joining one of the available Agencies and starting to take auditions. Once Sims attend enough audtions to reach level 3 Fame, they will start to land acting roles.

Fame and Reputation then both play into how a Sim’s life plays out as an actor and work to make them more famous and recognizable. As Sims continue to act in their careers as actors they will gain more Fame. This Fame then gives way to Fame-based perks that grant them bonuses such as befriending celebrities and boosting their careers. Additionally, Reputation affects how other Sims in the world react to the player’s Sim once they’re famous. If the Sim has a good Reputation, other Sims will stop and cheer, while the opposite is true for Sims with a bad Reputation.

The Sims 4: Get Famous Main Characters

The Sims 4: Get Famous gameplay

©The Sims 4 gameplay screenshot – Original

Get Famous adds several new Townies unique to the expansion who are themselves celebrities in Del Sol Valley. The player character can choose to befriend these Townies as their celebrity connections, which will increase Fame and Reputation as a result. Each of these characters has a unique celebrity profile as well as distinctive Fame and Reputation stats. The main characters in The Sims 4: Get Famous include:

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  • Holly Alto: Holly Alto is a young celebrity painter loosely based on an NPC from The Sims 2. She is a three-star celebrity with a good reputation and unique perks based on her being an artist.
  • Baby Ariel: Baby Ariel is a female teenage celebrity based on the real-life celebrity of the same name. She is a young musician with a four-star celebrity rating and a great reputation.
  • Dustin Broke: Dustin Broke is an aspiring producer and a young male celebrity. He has a three-star celebrity rating but a bad reputation.
  • Brytani Cho: Brytani is an older female celebrity who is a comedienne. She has a four-star celebrity rating but a bad reputation. She is famous in Del Sol Valley for pushing the boundaries of offensive comedy.
  • Dirk Dreamer: Dirk is an aspiring tech guru and young male celebrity. He has a four-star celebrity rating and a good reputation.
  • Izzy Fabulous: Izzy is a young stylist celebrity and an aspiring fashion icon. he is a one-star celebrity with a good reputation.
  • Kayla Flemming: Kayla is a young fitness celebrity and an aspiring celebrity trainer. She is a two-star celebrity with a good reputation.

Games in The Sims Series

Since 2000, The Sims has replaced its founding series Sim City as one of the most popular simulation games available. For over 20 years fans have continued to lose themselves in virtual worlds of their creation, still maintaining their Sims and virtual homes years after their initial creation. With a dedicated fanbase and more than 20 years of successful releases, The Sims shows no signs of slowing down. The games in the series and their expansions include:

  • The Sims (2000)
  • Livin’ Large
  • House Party
  • Hot Date
  • Vacation
  • Unleashed
  • Superstar
  • Makin’ Magic
  • The Sims 2 (2004)
  • University
  • Nightlife
  • Open for Business
  • Pets
  • Seasons
  • Bon Voyage
  • FreeTime
  • Apartment Life
  • The Sims 3 (2009)
  • World Adventures
  • Ambitions
  • Late Night
  • Generations
  • Pets
  • Showtime
  • Supernatural
  • Seasons
  • University Life
  • Island Paradise
  • Into the Future
  • The Sims 4 (2014)
  • Get to Work
  • Get Together
  • City Living
  • Cats & Dogs
  • Seasons
  • Get Famous
  • Island Living
  • Discover University
  • Eco Lifestyle
  • Snowy Escape
  • Cottage Living 
  • High School Years
  • Growing Together
  • Horse Ranch

The Sims 4: Get Famous Cheats

While many games with both PC and console ports only support cheats for the PC version, The Sims 4 and its expansions can use cheats regardless of platform. That said, players will still need to enable cheats before any of them will work. To enable cheats, players will need to open up the cheat command dialogue box.

Enable Cheats on PC

To enable cheats on PC, hold CTRL + SHIFT + c and then type testingcheats true into the dialogue box.

Enable Cheats on Console

To enable cheats on consoles, hold all 4 triggers on the controller to open the dialogue box and type testingcheats true into the box.

With cheats enabled, any of the following commands can be entered. Make sure to replace any “X” with a number that corresponds to the trait or stat being changed.

Skill Cheats

SkillCheat Code
Actingstats.set_skill_level major_acting X
Media Productionstats.set_skill_level minor_mediaproduction X

Career Cheats

Career/Activity ResultCheat Code
Promote Actorcareers.promote Actor
Demote Actorcareers.demote Actor
Promote Drama Clubcareers.promote DramaClub
Demote Drama Clubcareers.demote DramaClub

Trait Cheats

TraitCheat Code
Unstoppable Fametraits.equip_trait UnstoppableFame
World Renowned Actortraits.equip_trait WorldRenownedActor

Fame Cheats

CheatCheat Code
Give Yourself Fame Pointsfamepoints {X}

Fame Perk Cheats

Fame PerkCheat Code
All Nighterbucks.unlock_perk AllNighter true 61441 {SimID}
Career Hopperbucks.unlock_perk CareerHopper true 61441 {SimID}
CelebuSerumbucks.unlock_perk CelebuSerum true 61441 {SimID}
Corporate Partnershipbucks.unlock_perk CorporatePartnership true 61441 {SimID}
Easy Streetbucks.unlock_perk EasyStreet true 61441 {SimID}
Established Namebucks.unlock_perk EstablishedName true 61441 {SimID}
Fan Favoritebucks.unlock_perk FanFavorite true 61441 {SimID}
Feud Bringerbucks.unlock_perk FeudBringer true 61441 {SimID}
Giving Backbucks.unlock_perk GivingBack true 61441 {SimID}
Influencerbucks.unlock_perk Influencer true 61441 {SimID}
Instant Bestiesbucks.unlock_perk InstantBesties true 61441 {SimID}
Lifestyle Brandbucks.unlock_perk LifestyleBrand true 61441 {SimID}
Networkingbucks.unlock_perk Networking true 61441 {SimID}
Noticeablebucks.unlock_perk Noticeable true 61441 {SimID}
Play the Villainbucks.unlock_perk PlayTheVillain true 61441 {SimID}
PR Agencybucks.unlock_perk PRPerson true 61441 {SimID}
Rally!bucks.unlock_perk GoodReputation_Rally true 61441 {SimID}
Squadbucks.unlock_perk Squad true 61441 {SimID}
Star Treatmentbucks.unlock_perk StarTreatment true 61441 {SimID}
Trailblazerbucks.unlock_perk Trailblazer true 61441 {SimID}
Who’s Badbucks.unlock_perk WhosBad true 61441 {SimID}

Fame Quirk Cheats

Fame QuirkCheat Code
A Serious Actorbucks.unlock_perk ASeriousActor true 61442 {SimID}
Brushes with Famebucks.unlock_perk BrushesWithFame true 61442 {SimID}
Emotion Bombbucks.unlock_perk EmotionBomb true 61442 {SimID}
Fan Mailbucks.unlock_perk FanMail true 61442 {SimID}
Juice Enthusiastbucks.unlock_perk JuiceEnthusiast true 61442 {SimID}
No Touchingbucks.unlock_perk NoTouching true 61442 {SimID}
Paparazzi Darlingbucks.unlock_perk PaparazziDarling true 61442 {SimID}
Phone Fanaticbucks.unlock_perk PhoneFanatic true 61442 {SimID}
Public Numberbucks.unlock_perk PublicNumber true 61442 {SimID}
Refined Palatebucks.unlock_perk RefinedPalate true 61442 {SimID}
A Stanbucks.unlock_perk Quirks_Stan true 61442 {SimID}
Vain Streetbucks.unlock_perk VainStreet true 61442 {SimID}

The Sims 4: Get Famous Cheat FAQs

How do I find my SimID?
Getting a SimID is actually very simple. Hold CTRL + SHIFT + c to open the cheat dialogue and then enter sims.get_sim_id_by_name (First Name) (Last Name). You will need to replace what’s inside the parentheses with the name of the Sim you are trying to identify but do not need to keep parentheses around the name.
Example: If you were trying to get the SimID for Jane Doe, you would type:
sims.get_sim_id_by_name Jane Doe.

How do I raise Reputation?
To change a Sim’s Reputation, simply hold SHIFT while clicking on your Sim. A Set Reputation option will come up that allows you to set the Sim’s Reputation.

How do I get famous fast in The Sims 4: Get Famous?
The easiest way to get famous fast without cheats is to repeatedly post stories on the Sim’s Simstagram page. Repeated posting of content will help Sims gain fame points quickly.

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