The Sims developer Maxis has clarified that though the subsequent Sims title can have characteristic multiplayer, it’s not a massively multiplayer on-line (MMO) recreation.
Back in January, Maxis confirmed that the subsequent Sims recreation – code-named Project Rene – can have multiplayer performance. While the studio is but to share a lot on what the multiplayer will contain, recreation director Grant Rodiek appeared on the newest Behind The Sims video to make clear the way it will work.
“Project Rene can be both [single-player and multiplayer],” shared Rodiek. “We know that our players want to have that intimate personal experience where they’re exploring stories and ideas in single-player, but there are also really cool things you could do with others, where you could share and create with your friends – the people that you want [to play with].”
Rodiek added that “Project Rene is not an MMO”, specifying that the sport’s single-player and multiplayer choices will probably be stored separate.
“It is not this public shared space where everything you do is always with other people,” defined Rodiek, who added that “You could play on your own, on your terms, and then again when you want, you can invite others to come and play with you. That’s the structure that we’re pursuing and we think that’s really cool and perfect for The Sims.”
Currently, Rodiek says Project Rene is within the early playtesting stage. In phrases of a launch date, the director mentioned that it was nonetheless “years out” from being launched on cellular and PC platforms.
Project Rene was introduced again in October 2022 and to mark the event, Maxis made The Sims 4 completely free-to-play.
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