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Sims 3 and windows 8

by lauren012938

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Sims 3 and windows 8

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Will sims 3 and its expansions work on windows eight i. Heard you have to download 1.39 patch for it to work I also heard that this patch ruined many peoples supernatural game is this tru please answer thanks 

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Re: Sims 3 and windows 8

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Hi lauren012938,


There are already many people playing the game on WIndows 8 without problems. If you do encounter issues, please check this thread:


I'm sure the community will be able to help you with any issue that come up. Confusedmileyvery-happy:

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I have playing Sims 3 Season for a while now and I experienced some issues, so I decided to update my game to version 1.55. Everything seemed fine until I start tilting my camera angle up and down. Once I start tilting the game started lagging like BAD! I can't even move my cursor, the cursor just jump-follows where I moved across the screen. I first though it might be the world (Sunlit Tides), but I tried different defult worlds and whenever I go into build mode or just in Live mode and tilt the camera, my game lags. It doesn't crash though, just lags BADLY! This all seemed to happen after I updated...

I tried switching off the graphics, the screen resolution, sound, advance rendering, everything! But that doesn't seem to be causing the problem. Like I said, I have been playing fine before this update. PLEASE help me fix this. I am running Windows 8 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 graphics and 2GB RAM.

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I figured out what the problem was with my gameIt was all of the custom content all a longEven the stuff I purchased in the Online StoreIt is sad to not use the stuff that I bought but if my game can play perfect without itthen so be itREMOVE ALL CUSTOM CONTENTIT MESSES UP YOUR GAME!!! 

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