Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims 4 will debut next year.

The game will be available for PC and Mac in 2014 from EA subsidiary Maxis.

"The Sims franchise is fueled by the passion and creativity of its millions of fans around the world," Maxis said in a blog post. "Their continued devotion to the franchise ignites the fire of creativity of the team at The Sims Studio, driving them to continually improve and innovate on one of the world's most successful simulation game that has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide."

EA promised more details about the game later today. In the meantime, it encouraged fans to share their excitement on Twitter via the hashtag #TheSims4.

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