EA Announces Sims 4 In-Game Music Festival Starting Next Week
The pandemic prompted a lot of people to lock down large swathes of the globe last year. This forced society to quickly adapt to virtual reality, which includes video games. The likes ofE3 is an all-digital event that seems that online life is being experienced tentatively by many, and they have become accustomed to it. EA is hosting an in-game virtual music festival. The Sims 4universe will begin next week.
Electronic Arts announced that it would host “Sims Sessions,” a new online music festival, from Tuesday, June 29, to Wednesday, July 7. It’s basically an online music festival where special guests perform songs via The Sims 4. The event will be headlined by Bebe Rexha, who will be performing “Sabotage,” with lyrics translated into Simlish gibberish. Joy Oladokun and Glass Animals will also perform, although their sets will likely be in English.
Fans will be able to interact with the virtual festival area and listen to live music. In addition, according to the report, people will be able to access “exclusive digital merchandise,” which they can purchase and create new outfits. The Sims is known it is their customizable clothing.
It is not the first time that gaming and music have been combined in virtual spaces. The Pokemon Company hosted an event in February that featured a Post Malone concert. This was to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the game. It seems that the world is experiencing new ways of connecting. Although the internet has been around for many decades, lockdowns have allowed the full potential of online commerce. This has enabled billions to access exclusive events from their homes.