The Sims 4 has been given an official release window of autumn 2014.
EA announced the news today, promising major improvements to the latest in the firm's popular life sim series.
"The Sims 4 brings all new ways to play with life; powerful new creative tools, all-new Sims with enhanced emotion and intelligence, and a gaming experience where players control the mind, body and heart of their Sims to bring their stories to life like never before," said the publisher in a press release.
The Sims Studio general manager Rachel Franklin says that series fans will "fuel our development process, helping The Sims 4 to be the most ambitious and the best game our studio has ever made".
The Sims 4 is currently only confirmed for PC and Mac. Pre-orders are available now and will get early buyers the Limited Edition version of the game, which comes with the Life of the Party Digital Content. More info through that link.
You can also check out the first Sims 4 gameplay videos here.