The Sims 2: Pets

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The Sims 2: Pets
Cover The Sims 2 Pets.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: T (Crude Humor, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes)
PEGI rating: 12+ (Violence, Sex)
OFLC rating: M
GRB rating: ALL
Widescreen patch available
GPU intensive game
CPU intensive game
Languages supported:
English: SLES-54347 & SLUS-21536 & SLUS-21536GH
German: SLES-54347
French: SLES-54347
Spanish: SLES-54347
Dutch: SLES-54347
Italian: SLES-54347
Swedish: SLES-54347
Polish: SLES-54347
Danish: SLES-54347
Finnish: SLES-54347
Norwegian: SLES-54347
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21536
SLUS-21536GH (Greatest Hits)
Release date: October 17, 2006
2007 (Greatest Hits)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-54347
Release date: October 20, 2006
October 26, 2006 (Australia)
November 1, 2008 (Platinum)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLKA-25399
Release date: November 30, 2006 (Korea)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Maxis
Publisher(s): EA Games
Genre: Simulation
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic68/100
Game description: Sims Have New Friends - Pets! Sims can share their lives with their new pets and add more fun to the Sims experience. From dogs, cats, caged animals and more, your Sims share new friends to experience life's precious moments. With so many different animals to choose from, there's no telling what unpredictable experiences could occur. Create-A-Pet: Choose from dozens of dog and cat breeds or customize features for a one-of-a-kind pet. You can even modify your pet's body shape by choosing from specific colors and unique markings. Don't like the way they act? Change their personality - from smart and sweet to silly and sloppy - anyone can create their ideal animal friend in The Sims 2 Pets. Your Sims can encourage and discipline pets, training them to shake, roll over, play dead, and more. Unruly pets might dig in the yard, claw the sofa, or topple the trash. Thankfully, a little training can go a long way. Create and control digital characters over a lifetime, setting their goals in life from popularity and romance, to fortune and family- their stories are in your hands. Use special codes to share unlockable pet accessories, fur types or markings with other The Sims 2 Pets players. Take your Sims and their pet for a romp at any of the nearby park areas, or head to the Central Town Park which is a favorite of pet owners. While there, watch your pet play well with others while your Sim can meet others and socialize with fellow animal lovers. Visit the adjoining Town Center, a great gathering spot for Sims that evolves over time. Once you've seen the latest styles and decided on a purchase, deck your pet out in the latest clothing and accessories around. From geek to chic and cool to casual, your Sim can customize their pet's look with one stop in the Town Center.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL Windows
  • Intel Core i5 @ 3.00 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 210 512MB
1.2.1 [02-02-2014] GSdx 5875
  • SPU2-X 5830 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 5822 0.11.0
EE/VU Rounding: Chop/Zero. Runs at 50-60 FPS through whole part of the game. Works finely. White box covering the family selection menu when choosing a house.


Trivia

  • Original names: 심즈 2: 펫츠 (SLKA-25399)


Known Issues

Broken/missing menu items

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Some user interface items are missing or broken.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" and set the Blending Unity Accuracy to "Basic" or higher. Or switch to Software mode by setting Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.

Lines/gaps between textures and menu items

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Many textures and menu items are surrounded by gaps or lines.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, turn on "Enable HW Hacks", go to Configure Hacks and enable "Half-pixel Offset". Alternatively set Internal Resolution to "Native", or switch to Software mode by setting Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.


Public compatibility forum links