Legacy Edition

The Sims 4 Legacy Edition (32-bit computers)

Since the publication of Magic Realm,  Electronic Arts decided to discontinue new packs for 32-bits Windows
This means that only the following packs are available for 32-bits computers.

Available packs in the Legacy Edition

Free Packs Expansion Packs Game Packs Stuff Packs
FP01 – Holiday Celebration EP01 – Get to Work GP01 – Outdoor Retreat SP01 – Luxury Party Stuff
EP02 – Get Together GP02 – Spa Day SP02 – Perfect Patio Stuff
EP03 – City Living GP03 – Dine Out SP03 – Cool Kitchen Stuff
EP04 – Cats & Dogs GP04 – Vampires SP04 – Spooky Stuff
EP05 – Seasons GP05 – Parenthood SP05 – Movie Hangout Stuff
EP06 – Get Famous GP06 – Jungle Adventure SP06 – Romantic Garden Stuff
EP07 – Island Living GP07 – Strangerville SP07 – Kids Room Stuff
GP08 – Realm of Magic SP08 – Backyard Stuff
SP09 – Vintage Glamour Stuff
SP10 – Bowling Night Stuff
SP11 – Fitness Stuff
SP12 – Toddler Stuff
SP13 – Laundry Day Stuff
SP14 – My First Pet Stuff
SP 15 – Maschino Stuff

 


How to get a legal Legacy Edition for free – incl. access to the Gallery

Step 1 – Make an account (skip this section when you do have an account already)

  1. Download the EA app HERE
  2. Click on Create Account
  3. Confirm country/region
  4. Fill out your Date of Birth
  5. Enter your email address
  6. Enter name (nickname)
  7. Enter a password
  8. Click Next
  9. Enter the code you received by email on the address you entered by 5 above.

Step 2 – You already have a cracked game with additional DLC’s

  1. In the folder of your cracked game, change the name of the folder Game to Game_cracked
  2. In the EA app click on the down-arrow next to your (nick) name and select Settings
  3. In the Settings menu click Download
  4. Edit the installation location and select the folder 1 level higher than your cracked game (when your cracked game is f.e. My Games\The Sims 4, select the folder My Games)
  5. In Updates, check Update games automatically as well as Enable background downloads.
  6. Windows: When the game is downloaded, Run the EA DLC Unlocker (see this page)
    Mac: run the Origin DLC Unlocker (see this page)
  7. Windows: When you want to add missing DLC’s, run the Anadius Updater (see this page) or use the Pack System
    Mac: add the missing DLC’s from this page

Step 3 – Add missing DLC’s to your legal Game

method 1 – all DLC’s in 1 single download (not suitable for disks in FAT format)

  1. Download the iso for all DLC’s
  2. When download is completed, mount the iso
  3. Copy all missing DLC’s to the installation folder of your legal The Sims 4

method 2 – Select missing DLC  (also suitable for FAT formatted disks)

  1. Download the missing DLC’s from this page
  2. Mount the downloaded iso
  3. Copy the folder from the mounted iso to the installation folder of your legal The Sims 4
  4. When done, Eject the iso

Step 4 – make the cracked DLC’s playable in your legal game

  1. Download a small file EA DLC Unlocker v2.
  2. Extract with Winrar
  3. Right-click on Setup and run as Administrator
  4. As this is a small .bat file you can’t use the mouse, so type 1 after Choose option Number
  5. When that is done, type 2
  6. Type 15 for the Sims 4
  7. Type Q to exit

Play in a different language

When you installed the free base game, you cannot play in another language than the language chosen at installation.
As all our downloads for the additional DLC’s contain all available languages, all you have to do is:

  1. Download the Language strings for the base game (174 MB only)
  2. Mount the iso
  3. Copy the folders Data, Delta and the file Language Changer from the mounted iso to the installation folder of your legal The Sims 4
  4. Run the Language Changer, select your language and play the game

Where is my legal The Sims 4 folder ?

  1. Download this small file
  2. Move it to your desktop
  3. Click on it and your legal folder will open

 


Start your game

You can start your Legacy Edition by clicking on TS4 in your legal installation folder ⇾ Game ⇾ Bin_LE

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16 thoughts on “Legacy Edition

  1. Omg, I Can’t believe they decided to Remove The Sims 4 Legacy Edition, seems like the only Option is download the repack of Discover University.., No wonder I can’t find the option to switch from 64 to 32 bit from EA App 😭

    1. When you run the EA app the Legacy Edition can still be loaded. It is now included in the free base game and installs when you have a 32-bits machine.
      As far as I know you can’t run Discover University on a Legacy Edition.

    1. What are you trying to do, update your game ?
      When you have the legal game: log in on Origin, go to My Game Library, rightclick on the picture of the Sims 4 and select Update.

      When you don’t have a legal game: Use the Anadius Updater and when prompted about legal game, click No.
      Don’t tick the packs you cannot play with the Legacy Edition, being:
      EP08 and higher
      GP09 and higher
      SP16 and higher

  2. when i installed sims 4 32 bit, i didnt get a game crack folder.
    I am having some issues in the sims 4 32 bit where the windows and door randomly disappears and also with the rounded exterior trims which cannot be deleted, everytime i create a round balcony it auto adds a broken exterior trim which cannot be deleted, if i add another exterior trim the former one doesnt go away, i heart that this was fixed in the sims 4 …any idea why i am still having those glitches

    1. The problems with doors and rounded items are caused by faulty (outdated) mods.
      Temporarily move, not copy, the folder Mods from C:\Documents\Electroniuc Arts\The Sims 4 to your desktop and play the game again

      1. no it is not my mods the problem, the issue comes from sims 4 system itself which is glitchy by nature and unoptimized because i read many people were having these issues in sims 4 a long time ago.
        They have never resolved it in their patch.
        freezes and trims cannot be applied directly to two half rounded balconies and that has columns supporting it, i cannot even delete those exterior trims that suddenly appeared by itself when i joined the two half circles together to make it look like a round balcony, it says there is nothing to delete. I have updated the packages and tried repairing the game, the glitch persist. I believe it is in the game and on top of that my windows and doors randomly disappear.

        1. Recently with patch 1.77.146.1030 a lot of old problems were resolved.
          For the moment just disable scripts in the Sims 4 Options menu -> Other

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