How to play The Sims 4 with a friend on PC


How to play The Sims 4 with a friend on PC

The Sims series has always had very interesting features with its life simulation. In The Sims 4 there are several modes, such as Creation Mode, Construction Mode or Living Mode , but never before has it been seen in any of the games that a Multiplayer Mode is incorporated since 2003 with The Sims Bustin 'Out , something that Fans have been wishing for many years, and that it possibly comes true in The Sims 5, although it has yet to be confirmed.

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The Sims 4 has everything a player needs to fulfill their household goals in many ways, and even experience some very cool new things, like transforming into a Vampire , Mermaid, or Wizard . Of course, this would be incredible to do with friends, and although you may think that there is no way to have a cooperative game, there is actually a method that works to achieve it if you follow the steps that we indicate in our complete guide of The Sims 4 .

Can The Sims 4 be played multiplayer?

Actually, Electronic Arts has not added a Multiplayer Mode in The Sims 4, you can have many games or several families in a single world , but not play with two characters at the same time that they are controlled by different users. What can be done is to share galleries between players, whether they are characters or created constructions.

However, a way has recently been found in which a Cooperative Multiplayer Mode can be activated in The Sims 4 and it is becoming popular with fans of the franchise.

How to play multiplayer in The Sims 4

The only effective way to make The Sims 4 Multiplayer is through mods. Electronic Arts gives players the freedom to use mods in the game, but at their own risk, as some of them could perhaps give errors, although it is not common. Next, we are going to explain how this mod works so that you can activate it in the game.

The Sims 4 Multiplayer mod requirements

Currently, there are many mods that fulfill this function, but the one that has served the best and has had good reviews is The Sims 4 Multiplayer mod released in 2021 , also known as S4MP. This allows you to play with up to 12 friends on a server, either on Mac or PC. The mod is compatible with the following versions of the game:

  • S4MP version 0.6.1 or higher: Compatible with The Sims 4 patches v1.68.154.1020 or later.
  • S4MP version 0.2.1 or higher: Compatible with The Sims 4 patches v1.54.120.1020 or later.
  • S4MP Version 0.2.0 - Compatible with The Sims 4 v1.54.120.1020 or earlier.

How to use the Sims 4 Multiplayer mod

The mod works with a player who is the server and is in charge of sharing his game , and the guests who enter it. To install it, follow these steps:

  • Download the S4MP mod from the official page .
  • Unzip the file and drag the mod folder to the folder called "Mod" where The Sims 4 is installed.
  • Launch the S4MP app , sign up.
  • If you are the one who is going to create the server, click on "Host Game" , here they will give you the code that you must pass to your friends so that they can join the game. If you are the guest, copy the code that the server gave you and paste it in «Join Game» .
  • Wait for your friends to connect and press "Start Game" .
  • Open The Sims 4 and "Load the Game" where they will play.

The game will load and your friends will be able to start playing with you . Similarly, in the video you can see the steps in a more detailed way. It should be noted that this mod has some limitations that are the following:

  • Construction mode is not working properly.
  • Purchase mode is not working properly.
  • Sim inventory is not working properly.

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