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What's the benefit of preordering Snowy Escape?

I remember with Sims 3, preordering got you additional items. Sims 4 doesn't offer that, nor does it seem that you can download the pack early if you preorder. What's the point of the option if you don't get any of those things?
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  • MidnightAuraMidnightAura Posts: 5,712 Member
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.
  • Pamtastic72Pamtastic72 Posts: 3,103 Member
    I pre- order when I have the cash on hand so to speak so that I don’t have to worry about not having enough money on the release date. It’s a budgeting mechanism for me.
  • SimTrippySimTrippy Posts: 7,211 Member
    You can download early using a vpn lol unless you live in australia of course, since it releases there first. That's the only benefit :)
  • InuMiroLoverInuMiroLover Posts: 732 Member
    I personally dont see any point in pre-ordering if there's no actual bonus to it, whether it be some random clothing or some unique build/buy piece. Just being able to download it early isnt enough if you ask me.
  • SilentKittySilentKitty Posts: 3,935 Member

    Hmm... I used to pre-order but now I am waiting to see how patches and packs perform before downloading.
  • AquaGamer1212AquaGamer1212 Posts: 5,129 Member
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.

    It’s not really early, everyone gets it at midnight.

    @TehCookieKid There is no bonus for preordering.
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  • OnverserOnverser Posts: 1,697 Member
    Something to look forward to I guess. Paying for it is all sorted and you don't have to think about the money on release day you can just download instantly.
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  • Zeldaboy180Zeldaboy180 Posts: 5,762 Member
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.

    It’s not really early, everyone gets it at midnight.

    @TehCookieKid There is no bonus for preordering.

    You can if you use a vpn. People are playing right now.
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  • AquaGamer1212AquaGamer1212 Posts: 5,129 Member
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.

    It’s not really early, everyone gets it at midnight.

    @TehCookieKid There is no bonus for preordering.

    You can if you use a vpn. People are playing right now.

    A vpn isn’t really a preorder bonus....
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  • SelinaKylesSelinaKyles Posts: 2,384 Member
    I don’t recall preorder benefits from TS3 packs, and I’ve preordered plenty.
  • KomuraKomura Posts: 228 Member
    I’m just really excited, I missed being this excited for Sims packs so I went ahead and preordered so I could load up and play right at midnight lol
  • MidnightAuraMidnightAura Posts: 5,712 Member
    edited November 2020
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.

    It’s not really early, everyone gets it at midnight.

    @TehCookieKid There is no bonus for preordering.

    Console players don’t. If they pre order they have to wait till 6pm day of release. I know way back in the day when I tried to buy Get to work on origin after midnight it wasn’t available and made me wait as I hadn’t pre ordered.

    Edit, I was mistaken. EA say console players don’t get access at midnight, but I’ve checked and they seem to have it. That’s new. My niece plays on console and I remember her being so inpatient for one of the early expansions to release the next day.
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  • bshag4lvbshag4lv Posts: 8,406 Member
    I don't pre-order all the time. I have to really, really want the pack to preorder, the last time the only time in Sims 4 was when Seasons came out. Otherwise I just wait until the day of release. This is one pack that I really, really want! :D
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  • Ravager619Ravager619 Posts: 3,708 Member
    You can download early if you preorder on origin. It unlocks at midnight day of release.
    That’s about the only benefit.

    It’s not really early, everyone gets it at midnight.

    @TehCookieKid There is no bonus for preordering.

    Console players don’t. If they pre order they have to wait till 6pm day of release. I know way back in the day when I tried to buy Get to work on origin after midnight it wasn’t available and made me wait as I hadn’t pre ordered.

    Edit, I was mistaken. EA say console players don’t get access at midnight, but I’ve checked and they seem to have it. That’s new. My niece plays on console and I remember her being so inpatient for one of the early expansions to release the next day.

    We have access at midnight EST. I'm on the West Coast, so I get to play it on my PS4 at 9 pm tonight.
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  • PlayerSinger2010PlayerSinger2010 Posts: 2,610 Member
    I don’t recall preorder benefits from TS3 packs, and I’ve preordered plenty.

    I remember Supernatural had that stupid peashooter thing, but that's the only early bonus I remember.
  • Amapola76Amapola76 Posts: 341 Member
    I don’t recall preorder benefits from TS3 packs, and I’ve preordered plenty.

    Sims 2 always had preorder bonuses. My dim recollection is that some of the TS3 packs did and some didn't.
  • Umbreon12Umbreon12 Posts: 94 Member
    Not sure if there is any preorder bonus with the Sims 4, because I usually wait for it to be out a bit before buying it.
    I know with Sims3, supernatural had a peashooter bonus with it.
    Sims 2 I never preordered them, but they always came with a code for an item that you could get for your sims, either a clothing item or furniture item. Nothing big, but it was always something.
  • HopeyStarrHopeyStarr Posts: 811 Member
    I learned my lesson with Get Famous. That is, I gain absolutely nothing from preordering.

    Might as well wait for a sale.
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  • RouensimsRouensims Posts: 3,690 Member
    It’s exciting and gives us something to look forward to in COVID times. 😊
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