How to Remove the Censor on the Sims 3

by Sam OrrUpdated September 22, 2017
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Items you will need

  • "The Sims 3" without expansion packs

  • WinZip

"The Sims 3" is part of a life-simulation, video game series in which players control every aspect of a character's life, from their home life to their job to their romances, families and recreational endeavors. While nude Sims are covered by a mosaic effect to lower the game's rating to E (for "Everyone"), modifications exist to disable the censors.

Create a new folder in "The Sims 3" folder of your browser directory by right-clicking on a blank area of the folder and creating a new folder named "Mods" from the context menu that appears. Create a folder inside named "Packages."

Navigate to a well-known and secure Sims download site (see Resources) that offers a Mosaic Remover modification.

Click on the link to download the mosaic remover. A dialogue box will appear asking where it should save the download file; click "Save As..." after selecting your "Packages" folder.

Right-click on the file in the "Packages" folder and select "Unzip" to open its compressed files in a folder. Drag the .package file into the "Packages" folder.


Downloading a mosaic remover with expansion packs installed may cause a few undesirable, cosmetic defects in your game. Luckily, they are a rare occurrence.


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About the Author

Sam Orr has been writing since 2006. Specializing in electronics, video games, music and home improvement, he writes for various online publications. Orr is studying physics at Ohio State University.

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