Paradox’s Sims-like Life By You delayed again, now aiming to launch in June

Paradox Interactive has announced another delay for its ambitious Sims-like Life By You, which is now due to enter Steam and Epic Games Store early access on 4th June.

Life By You, the first game from Paradox’s Tectonic studio (headed up by former Sims boss and Second Life CEO Rod Humble), was officially unveiled last March, promising a game that would let players “create humans and live out their lives without loading screens”.

It is, essentially, the Sims, albeit with a few key selling points intended to differentiate it from the current iteration of EA’s juggernaut franchise: it’s fully open-world with no loading screens, it features “real language conversation”, its digital human can optionally be controlled directly in first-person, and “everything is customisable”. It also sports a more realistic art style compared to the Sims 4, which, last year at least, unfortunately looked both drab and bland.

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