i bought this game and istalled and for some reason it gives meYYou are playing a non-final, unauthorized copy of The Sims 3.
Purchasing and registering an official copy of The Sims 3 will entitle you to benefits including access to an entirely new game town called Riverview, 1000 SimPoints which can be redeemed for game objects inThe Sims 3 Store, and access to The Sims 3 Exchange.
He's just another one that pirated it prior to release and then bought it on release day. I saw in a previous thread that you have to delete your sims save folder in My Documents and/or run CCleaner after uninstalling the pirated version in order to get a legit version to work. --- inb4sig