The Sims 4: Get to Work

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The Sims 4: Get to Work
Sims 4 Get to Work cover.jpg
Developer(s)The Sims Studio
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Composer(s)Ilan Eshkeri
SeriesThe Sims
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, OS X
Release
  • NA: March 31, 2015
  • EU: April 2, 2015
Genre(s)Life simulation
Mode(s)Single-player

The Sims 4: Get to Work or Get to Work is the first expansion pack for the strategic life simulation computer game The Sims 4. It was announced on February 4, 2015[1][2] and was released in North America on March 31, 2015. It includes four new active careers; Detective, Doctor, Scientist and retail business. The game also features a new neighborhood called Magnolia Promenade where you can go shopping.[1] It takes elements from The Sims 2: Open for Business and The Sims 3: Ambitions. Get to Work image color is Golden Orange.

Development[edit]

  • New Trait: Sickness Resistance (Reward Trait)
  • New Life State: Alien
  • New Achievements: Aliens Among Us, Carried Away, Clued In, Double Life, Down To A Science, Patients Are A Virtue, Picture Perfect, Piece of Cake, Very Special Delivery, Autopsy-Turvy, Death of a Salesman, You-Reek-A
  • New Game Options & Interactions: Male Sims & Makeup, Male Pregnancy, Hospital Birth, Determine Baby Gender, Easy Listening Radio Station, Alien TV Channel, Retail Venue, Purchasing Retail Lots, The Notebook, Sims & Illness, Snacks, Retail Value
  • New Skills: Baking, Photography
  • New Neighborhood: Magnolia Promenade
  • New Collectibles: Geodes
  • New Careers: Detective, Doctor, Scientist
  • New Interactive Objects: Mannequins, Digital Cameras, Photo Studio

Music[edit]

The expansion pack features songs re-recorded in the fictional Simlish language, including:[3]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings73.91%[4]
Metacritic73%[5]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GameZone7.5/10[6]
Digital Spy3/5 stars[8]
GameRant3/5 stars[9]
TrustedReviews3.5/5 stars[10]

The Sims 4: Get to Work received a score of 73% from the aggregator Metacritic based on 24 reviews.[5] GameZone's Matt Liebl called The Sims 4: Get to Work "a decent expansion that adds new, unique experiences to The Sims 4's gameplay".[6] Digital Spy's Mark Langshaw criticized the Detective career, calling it "limited and repetitive", however he praised the other two careers.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Time for your Sims to Get to Work!". Electronic Arts Inc. February 4, 2015. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  2. ^ O'Connor, Alice (February 5, 2015). "Get To Work! First The Sims 4 Expansion Announced". Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Retrieved June 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Get to Work Music". Archived from the original on July 9, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Sims 4: Get to Work". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "The Sims 4: Get to Work". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Matt Liebl (April 5, 2015). "The Sims 4: Get to Work Expansion Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on April 7, 2015.
  7. ^ Jordan Erica Weber (April 9, 2015). "The Sims 4: Get to Work review". PC Gamer. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Mark Langshaw (April 8, 2015). "The Sims 4: 'Get to Work' review (PC): First expansion is business as usual". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  9. ^ John Jacques (2015). "The Sims 4 'Get To Work' Expansion Review". GameRant. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  10. ^ Sam Loveridge (March 30, 2015). "The Sims 4: Get to Work review". TrustedReviews. Retrieved January 7, 2018.

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