Summary: The Sims series will always have expansion packs. It's part of the experience to slowly add more content to the game. Usually these packs add active content like new town locations, new interactions, or new career paths for your sims.
The Sims 3: Seasons Exapansion Pack – Review (Windows PC)
16 January 2013
Conclusion: I can’t overstate how well seasons work within The Sims 3. All of the other extras work well and provide an excellent array of options to help enhance gameplay, even if not providing a handful of new careers or towns as in previous expansions.
Summary: The Sims 3 Seasons expansion pack is by far one of the most significant changes to the overall gameplay and appearance of the series with the addition of four seasons and their related weather types and festivals.
Expansion pack encourages outdoor activities all year long.
Common Sense Media
26 November 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that The Sims 3: Seasons is an expansion pack for The Sims 3 . Players must have a copy of the Sims 3 game in order to use this product. With this expansion, players can engage in several themed activities based on the time of year that it is in the virtual world.
Excerpt: The Sims is a video game series well known around the world for taking real life and making it fun as a simulation that borders on parody and always provides some entertaining gameplay and funny interactions for all ages to enjoy.
Excerpt: Since The Sims 3 launched in 2009, Sims have vacationed in exotic lands, discovered new careers, mingled with celebrities and the supernatural, and maybe even adopted a pet or two. But. But! They’ve done it all to the backdrop of static weather.
Pros: The appearance of weather, Showing off your stylish outerwear, Seasonal holidays and festivities
Cons: Intrusive ads for DLC, Some bugs are still not fixed, How often your Sims get sick
Excerpt: Since its release in 2009, The Sims 3 has seen a number of expansions and add-ons to enhance its core gameplay. Over its course, we've seen pets, new traits, items, clothing, careers, and even supernatural creatures all added to the game. In short, the game basically has it all.