Former The Sims studio head is engaged on a competing life-sim, Life By You


Throughout yesterday’s Paradox Announcement Showcase, we had been witness to a teaser trailer for an eerily acquainted recreation referred to as Life By You. Why is it acquainted? Properly, it seems an terrible lot like Paradox’s tackle The Sims.

The transient trailer for Life by You… What do you suppose?

It additionally comes as no shock both, contemplating Life By You is being developed by Paradox Tectonic, with improvement led by former The Sims studio head and former Second Life CEO, Rod Humble.

The very transient trailer proven for Life By You exhibits your typical suburban neighbourhood, the place gamers will seemingly get to assemble homes of their very own. We additionally get a glimpse inside these properties, the place you see characters going about their day-to-day lives. And in all honesty, issues look fairly tough across the edges. Test it out for your self within the video embedded above.

In the end, there’s no denying that Life By You seems so much like The Sims, and is made up of the identical key mechanics thus far. There’s not a lot else to go off, nor can we see any new gimmicks that may set the title other than different life-simulation video games.

With that in thoughts, it’s not fairly clear how Life By You plans on competing with the monolith that’s The Sims, however we are able to certain as hell wager (or not less than hope) that they’ve one thing up their sleeves to set it other than its rivals. Possibly character relationships will probably be extra in depth, or constructing prospects truly limitless? Who is aware of? Possibly it’ll simply be a dud.

If you happen to’re simply as curious as I’m about the place Life By You is headed, Paradox has introduced {that a} gameplay reveal will occur on March 20 at 9AM PT / 5PM GMT on the Life By You YouTube channel!