When life-simulator The Sims 3 makes the leap from computer to home and portable consoles this spring it will include at least one feature only available to the original purchaser of the game.
The Sims 3 hit the PC and Mac last winter, going on to become the biggest PC launch in EA's history. The title is currently in development for the DS, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360.
The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game will, among other things, allow gamers to share achievements with friends through Facebook. Though that service will require a "single-use serial code" that comes with new, full retail purchases of the game.
The Wii version will include a head-to-head Life Moments game and several adventure quests. While the DS version will let gamers draw walls and floors with their stylus as well as "sculpt" their Sims' facial features.
Pic shows PC version of the game.