The Sims 3: Showtime is the sixth add-on for The Sims 3 and focuses on three new careers: singer, acrobat, DJ or magician. In each career, the career progresses from small jobs to a big show ups by participating in all the events which are especially marked on the new town's (Starlight Shores) map. Of course there are also a variety of new interactions, objects and skills to try out.
A new feature of the game is SimPort which enhances the online communication between players. Besides the already known Facebook feature, a friend can be invited to perform in a player's town. Afterwards, the game gives feedback about the show and rewards like money or objects. Also introduced in an achievement system.