The Sims 2 FreeTime empowers your Sims with the tools to explore
hobbies that are entertaining and that go beyond the every
day," said Rod Humble, Head of The Sims Studio. "Now your
Sims have the freedom to discover a wide range of talents, add
stimulating career options, expressive and artistic outlets, and fun
leisure time activities. The Sims 2 FreeTime adds depth and humor to
the gameplay storytelling, and also appreciation for the experiences
that make life enjoyable."
Sims can follow their dreams and rediscover the joys of leisure
time! Awaken your Sims' true passions in life as they discover and
excel at all-new activities. Whether they're kicking a football with
the family, practicing ballet, restoring cars with friends, or
building train sets, your Sims now have more ways to build skills,
enhance friendships, and make their lives more successful. Craft
new, unique items for your Sims that they can use in their daily
lives including clothing, pottery, and more. Your Sims will even
unlock secret rewards by mastering their hobbies and advancing in
all-new careers. Explore a wide variety of new hobbies that will
change your Sims' lives!
Talented mechanics can remodel and then drive their
newly-renovated sports cars. Sims can rake in oodles of Simoelons
with skilfully crafted pottery or by writing a mesmerizing novel. A
variety of individual artistic interests can be developed, including
playing the violin, playing the piano and creating beauty on a
painting easel. For Sims that love games, chess, darts, billiards
and basketball lay-ups all await them in The Sims 2 FreeTime. Even a
model train set can be personalized by your Sims!
Explore cool careers that bring happiness and fulfilment to your
Sims in The Sims 2 FreeTime. New cool career options are available,
including oceanography, architecture, and entertainment. And now by
honing their talents, your Sims can unlock a secondary aspiration
making them even more unique.
International pop star Natasha Bedingfield is featured on The
Sims 2 FreeTime soundtrack with her new hit song "Pocketful of
Sunshine" sung in Simlish, the universal language of The Sims.
Also on the soundtrack is an international line-up of bands and
artists from Scandinavia, Europe and the US.
- New Gameplay Elements Tied to Hobbies. Your Sims can discover
the activities that they're most passionate about! Addition of a
wide range of new activities, including sports, music and dance,
arts and crafts, science, film and literature and more, all add
new storytelling options tied to your Sims discovery and pursuit
of specific hobbies. Sims can now participate in contests to win
prizes and Simoleons, or they can master interests, practice and
improve their skills, and get in "the zone!" Your Sims
can enrich their lives by creating items to use or sell, like
pottery or cars. These new hobbies can strengthen friendships
and uncover secret lots.
- New Lifetime Aspiration Meter. Your Sims can measure the
progress of their aspirations over a lifetime and unlock special
rewards and interactions!
- Five New Career Tracks and their Reward Objects.
Oceanographers can earn a koi pond, entertainers can get their
own star of fame, architects can use their own drafting table,
dancers can receive a ballet barre and intelligence agents can
use an audio earpiece.
- All New Objects and Outfits. The Sims 2 FreeTime introduces
brand new items, including a basketball hoop, pottery wheel,
toddler activity table, modular synthesizer, hobby train table
and much more.