The Sims 3: Barnacle Bay coming this fall

Embark on a quest for booty in the upcoming DLC, "Barnacle Bay," for The Sims 3 -- er, wait, we're mixing up our content here! Rather: You'll get to explore a tropical paradise in the Barnacle Bay, available for download this fall. Whether you decide to be a lowdown, dirty pirate on the hunt for treasure and grog, or a sightseeing tourist looking to soak up virtual sun, is up to you.

The Barnacle Bay area will be sold exclusively through The Sims 3 Store. Within, you'll discover new locales such as Founder's Beach, Goldbeard Galleon Gallery and Pirate's Hideaway -- plus several other locations and NPCs that await your inner Magellan. The expansion pack will also include "nearly two dozen" new items.
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The Sims 3 Barnacle Bay

Immersive Gameplay Experience Filled with New Content Offerings Available This Autumn for PC/MAC

Ahoy Matey! The SimsTM 3 Barnacle Bay, a downloadable, all-new themed world to explore, will be available this fall exclusively at The Sims 3 Store using SimPoints. Featuring all-new content like objects, Create-a-Sim assets, Sims characters, houses, and more, The Sims 3 Barnacle Bay could be your Sims' new home or a fun holiday spot this autumn.

Lower the Jolly Roger, set anchor, and discover the lore and riches of Barnacle Bay. Over the horizon nestled in the Simuyan Sea, Barnacle Bay boasts vibrant beaches, campgrounds, and a new downtown emulating urban life. Venture to locations like the abandoned piers of Founder's Beach, the ancient relics of Goldbeard Galleon Gallery, mysterious Pirate's Hideaway. Take a load off at Hogan's Deep Sea Diner or The Wanderer's Watering Hole. Meet new townie Sims and maybe even run into a ghost or two while uncovering the town's hidden secrets. Find new lots that are ready for moving in or just exploring. Enrich your Sims and their lives in all-new ways with nearly two dozen exclusive items only available in The Sims 3 Barnacle Bay.

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