Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager

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Welcome to The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager! Here you can quickly and easily choose which packs you want to play with. The choice is yours, so have fun, and play with life!

This is the message one will see when opening The Sims 3 Launcher after the latest update. What does The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager do?

Choosing Which Packs to Play
The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager lets you choose which Expansion and Stuff Packs to play with. Before making your selection, install all the Expansion and Stuff Packs you own. Only packs you have installed from disc or Origin will show in the Pack Selector. Once all your packs are installed, locate the ones you want to play with, then check the checkbox next to the pack. Once you finish making your selections, press the Play button to launch The Sims 3 with all the Expansion and Stuff Packs selected. When choosing which packs to play with, we recommend selecting only a couple at a time. This will ensure you have the best game experience. To help manage the packs, you can click the column headers to sort by:
  • Status - Sorts by enabled and disabled.
  • Title - Sorts alphabetically by title.

Changing active packs may affect your saved games though, so be careful.

Installing and Uninstalling Packs
Visit Origin to install, uninstall, or purchase additional packs. All The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Packs can be found under The Sims 3 tile by selecting the Game Details option.
Backing Up Save Game Files
Making changes to the packs you play with may also affect your game save file. Specifically, if in The Sims 3 Expansion and Stuff Pack Manager you deselect packs that you have been playing with and load a game save that uses those packs, the game will replace the unloaded content with default items or remove them altogether. If you wish to keep a backup copy of the game save file for future use, locate the file in your computer's directory and save a copy to your desktop.
The Sims 3 game save files can be found here:
  • Windows XP, 7, 8, and 10 - C:\Users\Username\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Saves
  • Windows Vista - C:\Documents and Settings\Username\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Saves


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