The Sims 2: Open for Business

aka: De Sims 2: Gaan het maken, Die Sims 2: Open for Business, Les Sims 2: La bonne affaire, Los Sims 2: Abren negocios, TS2:EP3, TS2:OfB, The Sims 2: Aberto para negócios, The Sims 2: Arbetsliv, The Sims 2: Funky Business, The Sims 2: Kauppa auki, The Sims 2: Vár az Üzlet, The Sims 2: Własny Biznes
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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.


  • The Sims 2: Бизнес - Russian spelling
  • The Sims 2: עושים עסקים - Hebrew spelling
  • 模拟人生2 我要开店 - Chinese spelling (simplified)

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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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Game added by Vaelor.

Macintosh added by Corn Popper.

Additional contributors: Unicorn Lynx, Jeanne, Sciere, Kabushi, UV, formercontrib, Crawly, Simone Curti, Nelson340, Zeppin, Majestic, Spenot, xxade noname.

Game added March 13th, 2006. Last modified March 8th, 2023.