I found this video showing Timelapse of Sims 3 worlds, and I started thinking "How could anyone say Sims 4 isn't a stop backwards from this?". I surely hope that TS5 worlds are an improvement of this. This video uses lighting tweaks, and it is so pretty.
I really love Bridgeport at 0:55 during the night.
Here is the link on to get your game to look like this: http://simscommunity.info/2016/03/23/how-to-improve-the-sims-3-graphics/