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Finally, the chance to be your own boss! In this third expansion pack for the award-winning The Sims 2, your Sims can finally break out of the rat race and become entrepreneurs! With a whole new range of business possibilities, from clothing boutiques and beauty salons to electronics stores or fancy restaurants, the number of ways for your Sims to make their fortune has just become virtually limitless!

With more than 125 new items for your Sims 2 game - a standard Maxis seems to be setting with each of their expansion packs! - you have the freedom to set up your new place of business any way you choose. Decorate your new storefront, hire and fire staff, and lure those customers in to close those sales!

With the option to hire minimum wage workers and sell bargain basement goods, or attract master craftsmen with your high business reputation and sell only the highest value merchandise, or anywhere in between, self-employment has never been more fun!

Requires The Sims 2, The Sims 2 (Special DVD Edition) or The Sims 2 (Holiday Edition) to play.

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The Sims 2: Open for Business Windows And as your reputation and customer loyalty grows, earn perks to improve your sales skills and your business!
The Sims 2: Open for Business Windows Use your dazzling sales techniques to wow your customers into parting with their hard earned cash.
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The Sims 2: Open for Business Windows With Open for Business, your Sims can now sell any number of things from home to supplement their existing incomes...

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Alternate Titles

  • "模拟人生2:商业生活" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "TS2:OfB" -- Common abbreviation
  • "TS2:EP3" -- Alternate abbreviation
  • "The Sims 2: Бизнес" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Sims 2: עושים עסקים" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "The Sims 2: Własny Biznes" -- Polish title
  • "The Sims 2: Vár az Üzlet" -- Hungarian title
  • "The Sims 2: Kauppa auki" -- Finnish title
  • "The Sims 2: Funky Business" -- Italian title
  • "The Sims 2: Arbetsliv" -- Swedish title
  • "The Sims 2: Aberto para negócios" -- Portugese title
  • "Los Sims 2: Abren negocios" -- Spanish title
  • "Les Sims 2: La bonne affaire" -- French title
  • "Die Sims 2: Open for Business" -- German title
  • "De Sims 2: Gaan het maken" -- Dutch title

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2404.org PC Gaming Windows Mar 13, 2006 9.2 out of 10 92
Games4Mac Macintosh 2006 91 out of 100 91
Gamernode Windows May 09, 2006 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb 20, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Gameguru Mania Windows Mar 28, 2006 85 out of 100 85
PC Action Windows Mar 08, 2006 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Mar 09, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Mar 03, 2006 15 out of 20 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Mar 10, 2006 7 out of 10 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Windows Mar 07, 2006 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Although there is a chef on the cover, this has a bit of inaccuracy, since restaurants can only be run if you have the Nightlife expansion pack.

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