The Sims 4 is getting a new High School Years expansion

Relive the ups and downs of high school in the newest expansion pack for The Sims 4.

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The Sims 4 is no stranger to expansions, with a plethora to choose from Cottage Living to Snowy Escape. If those particular settings and themes don’t appeal to you, you may be intrigued to hear that The Sims 4 is getting a brand new expansion in the form of High School Years.

Set to release for PC and consoles on July 28, The Sims 4 High School Years expansion pack gives players the opportunity to “carve their own path as they navigate their teenage years in the new world of Copperdale.”

Among the activities on offer with the High School Years expansion is the ability to attend prom, attend class, interact with teachers, pull pranks, form friendships and rivalries, partake in extracurricular activities, and even have your Sim earn money as a style influencer or streamer.

You can return to high school and enjoy activities like attending prom in the High School Years expansion for The Sims 4.
You can return to high school and enjoy activities like attending prom in the High School Years expansion for The Sims 4.

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To help give you an even better idea as to what you can expect from the High School Years expansion, a new trailer was released that showcases the ups and downs of The Sims 4 high school experience.

In the trailer’s description, the following information is also provided:

As noted, if you pre-order or buy the expansion from now until September 8, you’ll get the Vibing Streamer Gear Digital Content, though this will only become available once the pack is released on July 28.

After checking out the trailer and learning more about The Sims 4’s newest expansion pack, High School Years, we’re curious what your thoughts are. Is this an expansion you’d be interested in buying? Have you bought any other Sims 4 expansions? Let us know in Chatty!

For more on The Sims 4, also be sure to read through some of our previous coverage including how The Sims 4: Cottage Living expansion made us want to sell our house and move to the woods.

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From The Chatty
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    June 30, 2022 1:00 PM

    Morgan Shaver posted a new article, The Sims 4 is getting a new High School Years expansion

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      June 30, 2022 4:39 PM

      People are freaking out over this. For me its one of the least interesting expansions Maxis has ever put out.

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        July 26, 2022 10:11 AM

        Great post, will be very interesting to play with. The school years are a lot of fun, I think it will be the same in the game. Games take up a lot of my time and I don't always have time to do my homework, so I sometimes use and am always satisfied. I have a lot of time to play and my grades at school stay good.

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      August 24, 2022 5:22 AM

      For some reason, it reminded me of an article on a student essay grader resource. I really love SIMS and have been playing this game since high school. I like the latest updates despite the bugs being fixed very quickly. I think this kind of arcade series will live on for quite some time and gain many fans.

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        February 5, 2024 3:17 AM

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      April 26, 2024 4:54 PM

      The new High School Years expansion for The Sims 4 sounds like a great way to dive back into those nostalgic school day memories! This expansion pack offers players a unique opportunity to explore the emotional rollercoaster of high school life, making it more than just gameplay; it’s about reliving and reshaping those formative years. Speaking of school days, if you're currently a student juggling assignments, you might find yourself needing some extra help. provides a great service where you can pay for essays to be professionally written. It’s a great resource for ensuring your schoolwork doesn’t fall behind while you enjoy gaming. Check them out!

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