Best Sims 4 Stuff Packs: RANKED (2022)

Which Sims 4 stuff packs should you buy or pass?

Dylan Crosbie
Dylan Crosbie
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While smaller than other packs in the Sims 4 franchise, stuff packs are crammed with furniture, items, CAS pieces, and gameplay! From hosting seances with ghosts to going bowling with friends, stuff packs add a whole new dimension to your game!

For $9.99 per pack, we’ve ranked the Sims 4 stuff packs from ‘must have’s to packs you can skip. So, unless you’re a collector of packs, scan this list to pick your favorites and add them to your wishlist on game stores, Origin, or Steam.

The Best Sims 4 Stuff Packs

Sims 4 Stuff Packs Ranked
  1. Paranormal Stuff
  2. Romantic Garden Stuff
  3. Kids Room Stuff
  4. Tiny Living Stuff
  5. Knitting Stuff
  6. Moschino Stuff
  7. Backyard Stuff
  8. Vintage Glamour Stuff
  9. Perfect Patio Stuff
  10. Movie Hangout Stuff
  11. Bowling Night Stuff
  12. Spooky Stuff
  13. Laundry Day Stuff
  14. Toddler Stuff
  15. Cool Kitchen Stuff
  16. My First Pet Stuff
  17. Luxury Party Stuff
  18. Fitness Stuff

1

The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack

The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack
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Great Value for Money

In-depth Gameplay

Buy Mode and CAS are extensive

Better than some Game Packs

Build items are minimal

Lacks children and toddlers clothing options

Release date: January 26, 2021
Key Features:

  • Move into a haunted house and meet your new ghostly roommates.
  • Cleanse your space by removing cursed objects and summon Bonehilda, the Skeletal maid.
  • Hold séances and calm the spirits by becoming a Paranormal Investigator.

Possibly the best stuff pack in the Sims 4 is Paranormal Stuff. The pack not only introduces new objects but gameplay and a new career. Light candles to set the mood and hold a seance to befriend your new ghastly roommates. With the Haunted House lot trait, expect to deal with a few unwanted guests. However, you can master the medium skill to calm the spirits around you.

As you increase your skill and impress a new spirit called Guidry the ghost, you’ll learn rituals to summon Bonehilda, the skeleton maid. Additionally, the pack includes a new career as a Paranormal Investigator – a freelance career in which you expel unwanted ghostly visitors.

2

Romantic Garden Stuff

Romantic Garden Stuff
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Impressive color swatches for each plant

Great fountain, statues, and archway items

Ghost Sims can wish themselves back to life

One of the smallest packs

Barely any new plants

No new terrain paints

Release date: February 9, 2016
Key Features:

  • Design a classic Victorian garden
  • Toss a coin into the wishing well
  • Set the mood with new water fountains

Who doesn’t love a romantic victorian garden? Unless you’re an indoor person with a couch potato Sim, you should try the romantic garden stuff pack. Cultivate a lush garden with new plants and trees. Buy a wishing well and toss a coin into the mystical waters in the hope that your wish will come true.

Dress in new floral clothing or splash around in the new victorian fountains amongst mossy statues. With arches wrapped in ivy and romantic hairstyles and outfits, every Sim will surely fall in love while exploring these new gardens.

3

Kids Room Stuff

Kids Room Stuff
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Impressive CAS variety

±40 New Objects

New toys

Some items can’t be interacted with

Adults can’t play at the electronic battle station with kids

A few life-stage limitations

Release date: June 28, 2016
Key Features:

  • Play with new monster trading cards
  • Put on a puppet show
  • Try out the new colorful outfits

The Sims 4 base game has little toys and decor regarding kids rooms. However, with this pack, your Sim children can dive into a wonderland of color and fun. Customize your kids rooms with new furniture and themes like space robots and flower flourishes. In addition, with new toys such as monster trading cards and electronic battle stations, every child can have a more memorable childhood.

If games and trading cards aren’t for them, they can dabble in the art of puppeteering with the new finger puppet theatre. In addition, they can entertain friends and family while dressed in stylish new clothing and hairstyles for kids.

4

Tiny Living

Tiny Living
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An example Tiny Home lot to place in your world

Various build/buy items

Moodlets and other rewards for living in Tiny Homes

The Murphy Beds aren’t practical

Should have included better loft options

No new quality-of-life improvements

Release date: January 21, 2020
Key Features:

  • Build mini and macro houses
  • Create cozy settings with new versatile furniture
  • Try out the new stylish CAS outfits

Are you ready to take on the Tiny Living challenge? Pack versatile, functional, yet stunning furniture into your new tiny homes. With unique traits and benefits to living small, there’s a ton of fun packed into a small package. For example, try the Murphy bed-bookshelf combo or stay with the new lounge chairs with additional storage.

Lastly, get your Sim into the mood with new CAS items like turtlenecks and low-key lifestyle objects. With your new tiny home, every knock and cranny with be as cozy as ever.

5

Nifty Knitting Stuff

Nifty Knitting Stuff
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Adds a new hobby and way to make money

New outfits need to be unlocked

New Lord of the Knits Aspiration

Limited items added to the game

The asking price on Plopsy can’t be changed

Release date: July 28, 2020
Key Features:

  • Knit clothes for the entire family
  • Try out the new rocking chair
  • Create an online knitting store

Looking for a new hobby? Try the Sims 4 Nifty Knitting stuff pack to create new clothing for the entire family. Simply pick up some knitting needles and purchase some yarn to craft new clothes, toys, and home decor. So, with a bit of practice, your Sim is sure to knit stunning pieces, whether you’re sitting outside on a bench or in the new cozy rocking chair.

This stuff pack is unique as it adds a new platform to buy and sell knitted items. Use Plopsy to sell everything from socks to paintings. The platform isn’t limited to knitting items and opens a new door for your Sims to make money.

6

Moschino Stuff

Moschino Stuff
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Great build/buy mode objects

New photographer freelance career

Customisable light settings for the photography studio

Limited clothing pieces from the collection

Freelance gig tasks feel repetitive

Can’t choose specific poses for photography (randomized on click)

Release date: August 13, 2019
Key Features:

  • Try out the new Moschino outfits
  • Start a career as a freelance photographer
  • Build your own photo studio

Released to celebrate the launch of Moschino’s Capsule Collection, this stuff pack adds new stylish clothing and a freelance career. Try the new clothing items from the Capsule Collection to show your love for style. If fashion isn’t your thing, try out the new freelance career – being a photographer.

Using the new furniture, decor, and pictures, build a personal studio to capture the essence of your muse. Curate collections and build your photography skill to learn how to capture emotions to promote your work in the next extensive fashion campaign or magazine cover.

7

Backyard Stuff

Backyard Stuff
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Variety of summery outfits

±40 new backyard items

New summer-themed gameplay

Lots of items aren’t functional, like fruit bowls

The bird feeder isn’t well animated

Release date: July 19, 2016
Key Features:

  • Cool off with the new waterslide
  • Design new backyard settings
  • Lounge around in the sun

Whether you have the Sims 4 Seasons installed, soak up the sun with the Backyard Stuff pack. From gliding down the new lawn water slide to cooling down in the shade of your back porch, there’s something for everything.

Style your backyard with new items such as wind chimes and bird feeders. Lounge around in new CAS clothing on colorful patio furniture or decorate with hanging lights and pot plants. Don’t forget to serve fresh lemonade to help your Sim stay cool during the summer haze.

8

Vintage Glamour Stuff

Vintage Glamour Stuff
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Excellent Build/Buy Mode items

The return of the Butler

Barely any outfits for child and teen Sims

Surprisingly, few CAS items

Release date: December 6, 2016
Key Features:

  • Try out new vintage fashion
  • Hire a live-in butler
  • Get ready with the vintage vanity table

Try the vintage trend in your Sims 4 game. Whether you’d like to throw your Sims back a couple of decades or just appreciate the style, this stuff pack has everything you need. First, shop for a new wardrobe with various vintage pieces and accessories. Then, once dressed to the tee, use the vanity table to try out new makeup to finish your glamorous look.

Hollywood-inspired fashion is elegant and as timeless as ever. Your Sim is sure to turn heads with gorgeous hairstyles and diamond jewelry. And if the outfits aren’t lavish enough, you can take your lifestyle up a notch by hiring a personal butler.

9

Perfect Patio Stuff

Perfect Patio Stuff
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Includes two new hot tubs

A variety of patio decor

New songs on the backyard radio station

Fewer items available

Could have come as a free update

Release date: June 16, 2015
Key Features:

  • Melt away the stress with the new hot tub
  • Design a new poolside patio
  • Try on the new outdoor-comfort outfits

Similar to the Sims 4 backyard stuff, this pack is all about improving your Sim’s outdoor space. With a new grill, outdoor bar, and hot tub, your Sim has no reason to avoid their new perfect patio.

Create an outdoor lounge and relax in the breeze with new stylish furniture and decor. So dress in new summer-inspired clothing options and relax with a barbecue grill and some chilled refreshments.

10

Movie Hangout Stuff

Movie Hangout Stuff
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Ten movies for your Sim to watch

The popcorn machine is fun to play with

Bohemian-inspired furniture and items

The projector screen is washed out

Sims aren’t captivated by the movie and walk around

The pack doesn’t feel cohesive

Release date: January 12, 2016
Key Features:

  • Install the new projector screen
  • Plugin the new popcorn popper
  • Try out the new colorful decor

Had a stressful week at work? Are your Sim’s fun and social bar in red? Consider the Movie Hangout stuff pack to sit back, grab a snack and watch movies with friends. This pack adds everything you need, such as a projector screen, a popcorn popper, and chilled loungewear. Turn your Sim’s lounge into a movie theatre or enter the wilderness to watch an outdoor movie.

With new furniture and colorful lighting, nothing stops your Sims from setting the mood and selecting the perfect film. The popcorn popper is the go-to option when serving snacks to your friends and includes butter, cheddar, or sugary toppings.

11

Bowling Night Stuff

Bowling Night Stuff
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A new bowling alley lot

±40 Build/Buy items

Fun bowling trick shots

Limit clothing options

Shallow gameplay

No scoreboard with a pop-up notification stating who won

Release date: March 29, 2017
Key Features:

  • Build a bowling alley
  • Go bowling with friends
  • Try out the new bowling shirts and shoes

Whether building a community lot or renovating your home, with this Sims 4 pack, you can create a bowling hangout for all your Sim’s friends. First, buy the new bowling lane, bar, and neon lights to create a stunning environment for the perfect bowling night. Then, improve your skills and learn trick shots that impress all your friends.

Customize your alley with new decor, retro furniture, and ambient lighting. Then, dress in brand-new bowling shirts and shoes to get your game on. Whether they’re a beginner and need bumpers or a pro, your Sim will have one of the best nights of their lives!

12

The Sims 4 Spooky Stuff Pack

The Sims 4 Spooky Stuff Pack
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A variety of CAS items

Over 30 new Build/Buy items

The new pumpkin carving table

Spooky items are more fun than scary

The spooky party type is shallow

Items from the pack only suit Halloween

Release date: September 29, 2015
Key Features:

  • Carve some pumpkins
  • Hand out candy with the new candy bowl
  • Dress up with new terrifying costumes

As the perfect pack to celebrate Halloween, this spooky pack adds costumes, treats, and tricks to your game. Put up those ghastly decorations and carve pumpkins at the new carving station to set the mood. Then, celebrate the season with the spooky candy bowl and invite Sims for a ghoul-like party.

One of the best features of this pack is that ghost Sims can put candle-lit pumpkins on their heads while others can dress up like pirates or superheroes. With new costumes and makeup, there’s something for Sims of all ages.

13

Laundry Day Stuff

Laundry Day Stuff
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Fun new gameplay

±50 new items

Laundry additives like different scents

Limit clothing options

Sims only need to do laundry when a washer is purchased

Release date: January 16, 2018
Key Features:

  • Time to do some laundry
  • Try out the rustic laundry set
  • Get dressed in new country-styled clothing

What’s that smell? It’s probably your Sim’s dirty laundry! This pack allows your Sims to throw dirty clothes into the wash and hang them up to dry for spring-fresh looks. Whether you’re starting with a washing tub or a new washing machine, there are various ways your Sims can clean their laundry with pride. Upgrade your machines to run quicker or silently, which is perfect for Sims with larger households.

Lastly, this pack adds an entirely new country aesthetic to the game. Nothing stops you from building a country living cottage, from rustic wash tubs and lines to wooden tables and wicker furniture.

14

Toddler Stuff

Toddler Stuff
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An assortment of toddler clothing and hairstyles

Sims can host play dates

New jungle gyms and play items

Limit Build/Buy items

The ball pit is a graphic let-down

It’s a very shallow pack that barely adds to the game

Release date: August 24, 2017
Key Features:

  • Host play dates with toddler friends
  • Dress your toddlers in adorable outfits
  • Build new playgrounds

Like the children’s stuff pack, this pack adds new toys, clothes, and decor for your toddlers. Host play dates to burn off some energy or give them new ways to express themselves with clothing and hairstyle options. For example, dress your toddlers in butterfly-winged tees to animal-themed outfits before they run off to play on the new slides and crawl tunnels.

Looking for your toddlers to make new friends to grow up with? Get your Sim to host a play date and invite other toddlers to play with the new toys and outdoor items. Parents can organize fun games, tell stories, and grill up their favorite food while the toddlers keep each other entertained.

15

Cool Kitchen Stuff

Cool Kitchen Stuff
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Ice cream maker is the highlight of the pack

New kitchen items

Lots of unusable clutter objects

Limit Build/Buy items

Most items in the pack are clothing pieces

Release date: August 11, 2015
Key Features:

  • Try out the new ice cream maker
  • Buy modern kitchen appliances
  • Explore the new hairstyles and trendy outfits

Ready to upgrade your kitchen with sleek, modern appliances? The Sims 4 Cool Kitchen stuff pack brings gourmet furnishings, new appliances, and even an ice cream maker. Create different flavors of ice cream, gelato, and soft serve! Then, add toppings such as banana, sprinkles, or chocolate sauce to top it all off.

With new appliances, furniture, clothing, and hairstyles, this pack brings a new kitchen look to the game that every Sim will love. The pack is perfect for every chef or beginner cook.

16

The Sims 4 My First Pet Stuff Pack

The Sims 4 My First Pet Stuff Pack
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Adds new small pets like Hamsters

New clothing for cats and dogs

Requires the Sims 4 Cats and Dogs

Minimal gameplay added

Should have been included in Cats and Dogs

Release date: March 13, 2018
Key Features:

  • Play with new small pets like the hamster
  • Get your cats and dogs to try on new outfits
  • Decorate with new pet-themed decor

My first pet stuff builds on to the Cats and Dogs expansion pack. It adds new pet items, accessories, decor, and habitats. Now your Sim can own small pets like hamsters, rats, pygmy hedgehogs, and miniature bubalus.

There are various pet-themed decor items and furniture for dining rooms, kitchens, and kid’s rooms. Lastly, match your pets as your dress with adorable outfits and unique accessories. This pack is perfect for any pet lover.

17

Luxury Party Stuff

Luxury Party Stuff
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A variety of outfits and accessories

The drinks fountain and banquet table are useful

Only 12 new items

Items are uninspiring

A very shallow pack overall

Release date: May 19, 2015
Key Features:

  • Host lavish parties
  • Live in luxury with new furniture
  • Serve up a feat with the banquet table

Pick the perfect outfit, choose a stunning centerpiece and decorate your home with the luxury decor in the Sims 4 Luxury Party Stuff. Then, host a lavish party with luxury items, banquet tables, and a chocolate fountain! This pack focuses on adding lavish outfits and furniture to the game, specifically for your Sims to host unforgettable parties!

18

The Sims 4 Fitness Stuff Pack

The Sims 4 Fitness Stuff Pack
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Nicely designed furniture

New fitness gameplay

Barely adds new items to the game

The gameplay is shallow except for the climbing wall

Isn’t worth $9.99 price tag

Release date: June 20, 2017
Key Features:

  • Reach the top of the climbing wall
  • Dress in new athleisure outfits
  • Bring nature into your home with new outdoor-inspired objects

Ready to get physical? The Sims 4 Fitness Stuff amps your game by adding new athleisure outfits and yoga pants. Reach your fitness goals by scaling the climbing wall or hitting the treadmill. Build the perfect home gym by decorating with new nature-inspired objects and furnishings. Your Sim can even pop in some earbuds and watch workout videos at home.

Whether you’re learning advanced bouldering skills, improving your athletic ability, or simply at the gym to look good, this pack allows you to do it in style!

How Much Do Sims 4 Stuff Packs Cost?

All Sims 4 stuff packs cost the same: $9.99. However, the Sims 4 expansion, game, and stuff packs are often on sale. In fact, you can expect to see around six sales a year every two to three months.

Sales range between 30% to 50% off, bringing the stuff packs down to an average of $6.99.

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