How to download Sims 4 games – a step-by-step guide

You’ve probably ended up here because you are wondering how to download The Sims 4 and expansion packs. In this step-by-step guide, we will tell you exactly how you can do download these games. It’s very easy!

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Before you start downloading: here’s what you should know

There are a few things to keep in mind before you start downloading Sims 4 games.

  • Check the specs and system requirements

    First of all, be sure to check your computer specifications and the system requirements of the game you want to download. This way, you will be sure that your computer (PC or Mac) will be able to run Sims 4 games.

  • Only buy games through reliable sources

    Secondly, you should always be careful and always download games through trustworthy sources! Never download games through illegal platforms such as Torrents or other not-trustworthy websites. There is a big chance that you will end up with malware or a virus on your computer. That’s not what you want, right? On this page, we will show you exactly where you can download Sims 4 games legally through trustworthy resources, so you will never have to worry about viruses.

  • Want to download free Sims 4 games? Be careful!

    Also, some websites are claiming that it’s possible to download Sims 4 games for free. Back in 2015, Electronic Arts offered the game for free for only 48 hours in an effort to get more people hooked on the game. At this moment, it’s not possible to download any Sims 4 games for free, even if some unreliable websites are claiming that is possible.

Luckily, there are cheap options to download Sims 4 games. Hang on as we will be telling you more about this!

Where can I buy Sims 4 games?

There are different ways to buy Sims 4 games. One of them is through Origin (EA’s gaming platform), where you can buy games in just a few steps. You can also buy Sims 4 games elsewhere, for example through Amazon or CD key stores.

CD key stores are often much cheaper compared to Origin, Amazon and other renown stores. MMOGA and CDKeys are popular CD key stores. They are also reliable, legal and offer low-price games. When you buy a game there, you can activate, download, install and play it through Origin.

In this tutorial, we will show you how you can purchase games through our recommended options: MMOGA en Origin (CDKeys instructions will be added very soon!).

Here’s how to download Sims 4 games: a quick step-by-step guide

In this quick step-by-step guide, we will explain in detail how you can download Sims 4 games easily and cheap.

Just be sure to check the system requirements of the game you want to download, as well as your computer specifications first.

Now that you have checked this, we assume that your computer (PC or Mac) is good enough to run these games.

MMOGA

MMOGA.com is one of the most popular, trustworthy and fast online CD Key stores where you can buy Sims 4 games legally. The website has a Trustpilot score of 4.5 stars out of 5 based on more than 17.500 customer reviews. MMOGA is also one of the cheapest places where you can buy Sims 4 games.

Download Sims 4 games for PC and Mac at MMOGA

How does MMOGA work?

In short: when you buy a game through MMOGA’s web shop, you will receive a unique legal serial code via email within 5-10 minutes. Activate this code in EA’s gaming platform Origin to download, install and play the game you bought. The game can be installed in each of the available languages.

Please note that MMOGA sells digital serial keys (serial codes). They don’t not sell physical games. MMOGA is responsible for handling your order and customer service.

The guide below will walk you through all the steps. It’s really easy!

Here’s how to buy Sims 4 games at MMOGA

Here is a quick guide to help you! The red arrows in the images will tell you where to click. The process is basically the same for PC and Mac.

Step 1:

Visit the MMOGA.com website. Be sure to select your country and currency at the right top of the page so you will see how much each game costs in your local currency.

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Step 2:

Use the search function to search for Sims 4 games and hit enter, or simply visit this page for an overview of all available Sims 4 games.

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Step 3:

Scroll through the games to find a game that you would like to download. Now click on the product name or the ‘View’ button to proceed.

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Step 4:

Read the information on the page carefully, including the instructions and system requirements. When you’re ready, click the ‘Buy’ button (or the PayPal button). Now you will add the game to your shopping cart. The shopping card will show up.

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Step 5:

Select the quantity (the number of games you want to add to your shopping cart). If you want to buy other games, you can click ‘Continue shopping’. Once you’re done, click ‘Checkout’.

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Step 6:

Now you have a few options to choose from:

  • If you already have an account at MMOGA, simply login.
  • Are you a new customer? Select ‘Customer account’ and click ‘Register’. Now you will need to fill out some contact details. Fill out the required fields (double-check if your email address is correct!) and click ‘Continue’ after you’re done. After you have successfully registered, you will need to login.
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Step 7:

Now that you are logged in, you can choose your preferred payment method (PayPal, paysafecard, Credit Card or Bitcoin and Altcoins. After this, simply click ‘Continue’ at the bottom of the page. Click ‘Confirm order’ on the page that follows. After this, you will need to complete the payment process.

After you have successfully ordered the game, you will receive a confirmation on the email address that you’ve filled in at step 6 (this can take 5-10 minutes). At the same time, you will receive another email with your unique serial code and more instructions. Read the information carefully! Check your spam folder if you don’t see any emails from MMOGA.

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Step 8:

The instructions in the email will tell you to download and install Origin (EA’s game platform). Origin is needed to install and play Sims 4 games. You can download Origin for free here. You will need to login or create a new Origin account.

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Step 9:

Open Origin on your computer and login on your account. Check your email and copy the unique serial code (from step 7).

Click ‘Origin’ at the left top of the screen and click ‘Redeem Product Code…’ in the dropdown menu. This is where you should enter the serial code (product code) you have received. Click ‘Next’ and follow the steps. Once you’ve completed the process, the game will be added to ‘My Game Library’.

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Step 10:

Click on ‘My Game Library’ and click on the game you want to download. Now click the ‘Download’ button.
After the download has been completed, you’re ready! Now the fun part will start. Hit the ‘Play’ button to start the game, sit back and enjoy!

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Origin

Origin is Electronic Art’s popular game platform. In order to play Sims 4 games, you will need to have Origin installed on your computer. Origin is needed to activate, install, play and update games.

Download Sims 4 games for PC and Mac at Origin

Origin allows you to buy base games, as well as expansion packs, through their platform. Besides Origin, there are other ways for buying Sims 4 games. MMOGA, CDKeys and other web shops offer these games as well. Games that are bought through sites like this will need to be activated within Origin, after which they can be played.

Origin has regular sales where they offer Sims 4 games at a discount. However, many other web shops, including MMOGA and CDKeys, are often cheaper in comparison to Origin. On this page, we will show you where you can download low-priced Sims 4 base games, expansion packs, game packs and stuff packs.

How does Origin work?

In short: The games that you buy through Origin, will automatically be added to your Origin account. You can find them back in your game library. This is an overview of all the games that you have bought and which can be played. Right after you’ve purchased a game, you can install and play them via Origin. You can also choose your preferred language during the installation process.

In order to get access to Origin, you will need to install the Origin Client first. Download this program and install it on your computer. Once that’s done, you will need to login to your Origin account in order to use the program. Don’t have an Origin account yet? You can sign up for free here.

One thing to keep in mind is that Origin doesn’t sell physical games (including a box, CD or DVD). Origin only sells digital games.

Another important thing to remember is that EA is fully responsible for your purchase, as well as the delivery of your order. EA is also responsible for the customer service related to your order.

In this tutorial, we will explain step-by-step how you can buy and play games through Origin. It’s really simple!

Here’s how to buy Sims 4 games on Origin

In this quick tutorial, we will show you exactly how you can download Sims 4 games. The red arrows in the images will tell you where you should click. The following process is basically the same for PC and Mac.

Step 1:

First of all, visit the Origin website. You can also do these steps through the Origin Client (the program instead of the website).

Look for the search bar in the left sidebar, and search for ‘Sims 4’. Now you will see all available Sims 4 games listed in an overview. Click on a game that you want to purchase and download. In this case, we will select the base game, but you can also click on an expansion pack.

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Step 2:

Now the product page for the game shows up. Click on the ‘Get the Game’ button.

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Step 3:

Hit the ‘Buy Now’ button at the bottom of the page.

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Step 4:

Now you will see another overview. Click the ‘Buy Now’ button here as well.

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Step 5:

Before continuing, you will need to login to your Origin account. Don’t have an account yet? Click the ‘Create an Account’ link in the pop-up screen that shows up. Fill out all details. Once that is done, simply login to your Origin account. Click the ‘Sign in’ button to proceed.

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Step 6:

Now that you’re logged in, you will see a new screen. Here you should select your preferred payment method. Fill out the details and click the ‘Proceed to Review Order’ button.

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Step 7:

It’s important to double-check your order details, as well as the information listed at the bottom of this page, before you proceed. Click ‘Pay Now’ to finalize the purchase.

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Step 8:

Now you will see a screen that shows that your order is being processed. This can take a few seconds. Go to the next step after once that is done.

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Step 9:

Hurray, you’ve purchased the game successfully! A purchase confirmation screen shows up. At the same time, you will receive an order confirmation via email. Close the confirmation screen to proceed.

Do you have the Origin Client (program) installed on your computer? Go to the next step. Don’t have the program installed yet? No worries. You can click here to download Origin.

Go to the next step after you have installed the program.

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Step 10:

We’re almost done! Click on ‘My Game Library’ in the left sidebar, click on the game that you want to play, and click on the ‘Play on Origin’ button.

You should be logged in to your Origin account already. In that case, the game will be launched.

If that doesn’t happen, you probably need to download and install the game first. After this has been done, you are completely done and ready to play!

Enjoy!

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