Checking which patch version you’re running

If you need to know which patch number you’re on do the following:

  • Go to Finder > Applications > The Sims 3
  • Right click on The Sims 3 file (the one with the game icon) and go to Show Package Contents:


  • A new Finder window will open
  • Open the Contents folder and then open the Info.plist file (this will automatically open in TextEdit. This is your Patch number:


For Expansion and Stuff Packs open the Contents folder (as before) > Resources > AddOns then right click to Show Package Contents, open the Contents folder then Info.plist as before.


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