Are you looking for The Sims 3 cheats? Our full list of The Sims 3 cheat console commands will help you alter most aspects of your gameplay experience, from generating money for your household and buying every available house to altering the traits and moods of Sims. The Sims 3 has been around since June 2, 2009, and is a life simulation video game developed by Maxis’ Redwood Shores studio and published by Electronic Arts. The game remains still prevalent in 2021, thanks to its massive fanbase, so that these cheats will come in handy for a lot of you.
So, to start using cheats, you first need to bring up the cheat console. Here are the instructions to do it on every device:
The Sims 3 PC cheat console activation: Hold down Ctrl and Shift, then press C.
The Sims 3 Mac cheat console activation: Hold down Command and Shift, then press C.
The Sims 3 PS3 cheat console activation: Hold down all four shoulder buttons at once.
The Sims 3 Xbox cheat console activation: Hold down all four shoulder buttons at once.
A console box will pop up at the top of your screen to type all the available cheat code commands.
Premise: Activate Test Cheats for Debugging
To ensure every code below, it is best to enter the testingCheatsEnabled true command into the cheat console. This command puts the game into a form of debugging mode in which you can manipulate more aspects of it and activate more options.
Shift-Click Sims 3 cheats
The testingCheatsEnabled true cheat also enables a number of Shift+Click hacks. Hold Shift as you click on various items to unveil a list of options. For example:
[Teleport] Shift-click anywhere on free ground to teleport to that location.
Shift-click a Sim: Age transition to grow up your Sim or change other traits.
Shift-click a non-household Sim: Add specific Sim to your household/family.
Shift-clickyour workplace: Gives you the options to force-trigger events and opportunities.
Shift-click the mailbox: Gives you the option to make friends, force visitors, and more.
Money Sims 3 cheats
The codes below will provide you extra Simoleons and you will find them available in pretty much all Sims games:
kaching or rosebud: Acquire 1,000 Simoleons.
motherlode: Acquire 50,000 Simoleons.
However, there is a more powerful version that requires you to have used the testingcheatsenabled true command first:
familyfunds [last name] [simoleon amount]: Gives the specified amount of money to the household with the last name used.
House and Real Estate Sims 3 cheats
freerealestate: buy any house you want [enable this code in Map mode first].
Object Sims 3 cheats
buydebug [on|off]: Allows you to buy anything, even locked objects (must enter testingcheatsenabled true in console first).