As part of their ongoing struggle to be less evil – I mean, get back on our good side, EA is giving all Origin users a free download of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection. All you need to do is create an Origin account, download Origin and use the Redeem Product Code in the Games tab. The code is as follows:



The code is valid until July 31st, 2014 1pm EST

It is also good to note that The Sims 2 modding community is very much alive and kicking, adding a whole lot of new options to the original game. Considering The Sims 4 is making its way to PCs and Consoles later this year, this might be the time to rekindle your Sims love and prepare your mind for the inevitable pool death. Seriously, am I the only one who kept dying in the pool?

To get your code, visit the Origin website.

If you’re interested in modding the game, here are some of my recommendations: