The Sims 3 is based on The Sims original game and The Sims 2 original game, and contains most features of these.

Completely new features

These features have not existed in any game in The Sims series before:

The Sims 2 expansion features in The Sims 3

Many features introduced in The Sims 2 expansions appear in The Sims 3 base game, to some extent.

Lost features

These game features were found in The Sims 2 base game but not in The Sims 3.

Lost NPCs

Lost objects

These objects (with unique interactions) were found in The Sims 2 but not The Sims 3:

See also

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