Where to Find 'The Sims 3' Nude Patch

What lies underneath might be a disappointment

Sims 3 box art

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"The Sims 3" nude patch is a downloadable mod that can be added to the game to remove the censoring blocks that appear when Sims characters engage in private activities.

Playing "The Sims 2" instead? There's a different nude patch for that game.

Why Download a Patch?

"The Sims 3" was released in 2009 as part of the best-selling Sims computer game series. With this life simulator, you manage the everyday lives of your Sims — all the way down to their showering and toilet time. During these private moments for your Sims, a discreet censoring block appears to obscure what would be their naughty bits.

Enter "The Sims 3" nude patch, which lifts the veil of modesty to reveal the Sims in all their everyday glory. 

What lies under that block of black pixels? Not a lot, as it turns out. Voyeurs may be disappointed to discover that the Sims have Barbie-like, featureless figures beneath their outfits. The censor block is merely a suggestion of titillating Sim secrets.

Where to Find the "The Sims 3" Nude Mod

If you're still curious, you can download the nude mod, which isn't authorized or supported by Electronic Arts, the game publisher.

One way to download "The Sims 3" nude mod is via FilePlanet. The mod is called nomosaic.package, and downloads in a ZIP file (you might need a file extractor to open it).

Once you've opened the archive, be sure to read the included text file to see how to install the uncensor patch to "The Sims 3." We also have step-by-step instructions on how to install the no censor patch.

A Warning Regarding Mods

You're likely to come across many mods for games like "The Sims 3" that purport to do many different things. However, be careful about downloading and installing these when you don't know and trust the source.

These downloads can be loaded with malicious code such as malware and viruses, which can cause serious problems with your system, including compromising your computer's security.