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How do I update Sims 3 launcher?

Sims 3 Launcher Update (November 12th, 2015)There's a new Sims 3 update available now in Origin. Ifautomatic updates are enabled in Origin's “ApplicationSettings”, the game will update once you open Origin.If you have auto updates disabled, you will need to manuallyupdate by clicking on the game in your library.

Simply so, how do I update my Sims 3 game?

It looks like the item you are trying to downloadrequires an update to your game. Your currentgame version number is located in the bottom-left corner ofyour launcher. To update your game, click the“Game Updates” button of your launcher andfollow the instructions. All updates are free!"

Secondly, what is the latest Sims 3 Patch? List of The Sims 3 patches Edit
Patch Notes TS3 Released
Patch 42 1.42.130 10/29/12
Patch 39 1.39.3 9/27/12
Patch 38 1.38.151 8/31/12
Patch 36 1.36.45 7/10/12

Hereof, how do I update Sims 3 on Mac?

In the Finder window, go to Applications and select TheSims 3 folder. Click on The Sims 3 game icon once tohighlight it. Click on the Update button in the bottom-rightof the Finder Window.

How do I update my Sims?

There's a new Sims 4 PC updateavailable via Origin. If you have auto updates enabled in“Application Settings”, the game willauto-update once you open Origin. If you haveauto-updates disabled, you will need to manuallyupdate by clicking the game in yourlibrary.

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