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Application Details:

Version: DVD
License:
URL: https://www.ea.com/games/the-s...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.12

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Everything seems to work except in-game purchases.

What does not

The current Origin version will not function in WINE.

Workarounds

The game requires EA Origin to run. I could not get the latest version of Origin to run so I had to install Origin Legacy. You have to set wine to run Origin Legacy under Windows XP while running the Sims game under Windows 7/8/10.

What was not tested

Everything was tested. Many game expansions were added from both DVD and the Origin store. The items from the Origin store were purchased through a browser and then the game downloaded them since it is tied to the Origin account.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

When legacy needs to be updated you have to manually uninstall it, download the new version from EA (The Legacy Installer) and then re-install it in WINE. Once the new version is installed Sims 4 will launch again.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentLinux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64Aug 07 20194.12Yes Yes YesGoldm0dese7en 
ShowUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Oct 31 20183.0.3Yes Yes NoSilverAnar Abdullayev 

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