In a press release by EA France detailing the Maxis Broadcast’s highlights it says that The Sims 3 Monte Vista will be available for download in December 2012, and that this world will launch in Stores January 2013!
A new world for the game The Sims 3 will be available on The Sims 3 Store: The Sims 3 Monte Vista. In this world, players will discover a landscape full of charm, culture, spectacular views and villas on the hills. Players can also visit famous museums, stroll the square or improve their culinary skills using a wood oven. This includes new Sims world and new places, as well as dozens of new exclusive objects and clothing. Sims 3 Monte Vista will be available as a digital download in The Sims 3 Store in December and Origin.com and retailers in January 2013 .