In both versions, there are various locations that Sims may visit throughout the course of the game.As Sims advance through the game, new areas become accessible.
Gameplay In the console version, Malcolm Landgraab is going around his neighborhood, stealing items in return for unpaid rent.
The player's objective is to complete each career track, unlock and buy back everyone's many possessions, and become rich enough to evict Malcolm from his mansion and move their own Sim in.
The Game Boy Advance and N-Gage version puts the player's Sim in a place called "Sim Valley" for summer holiday.
The Sims Bustin' Out is the second title in The Sims console series and the first The Sims title to not be released on PC.
It featured the same 3D environment and engine the past game did, however adds several features from The Sims expansion packs: The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Super Star and The Sims Livin Large.
Bustin' Out was released for the Play Station 2, Xbox, Nintendo Game Cube, Game Boy Advance and N-Gage in the fourth quarter of 2003.As the title suggests, the Sims can get out of the house to visit other locations such as Shiny Things Lab or Casa Caliente. Bust Out Mode which has mission based gameplay and Freeplay Mode which is open-ended gameplay very much like the original The Sims PC game.Like the console version, GBA/N-Gage version gameplay is objective-based - every time the player completes a series of tasks, the game is allowed to progress.In this game, there are no furnishing objects to unlock.Instead, the player must complete all tasks to unlock new houses.Deviating from the "point-and-click" selection process heretofore used in every Sims title, this version allows the user to control their Sim directly, using the GBA's directional pad.