Electronic Arts has released a good bit of information about the online aspects of The Sims 3
, which is due for release in early June. The game will have downloadable content available on launch day that includes a second, separate town called Riverview. They'll also be revamping the game's website to allow the sharing of content and integration with social media. In addition, EA mentioned that the game will make use of micro-transactions
, which players can use to buy things like furniture, clothing, and other items.