In March, 'University Life' will allow young adult to old Sims leave home and attend university, enrolling in classes from one of six majors to give them career benefits such as increased pay and new options later in life.
They can also participate in student activities, from juice-keggers to protests and finding young love, and exploring a college town with a bowling alley and a SimBurger.
In June, 'Island Paradise' can see Sims take a fully customisable houseboat and set sail for uncharted islands to explore the ocean with scuba diving and snorkeling, or set up their own resorts. It will introduce new ways to build, from five-star resorts to a bungalow on the water.
A third expansion pack is teased to send Sims into the future.
Copyright: EAAlso available later this month is the '70s, 80s & 90s Stuff' pack, introducing Sims to fashions and furniture from previous decades.
"With the release of three new expansion packs, a new stuff pack, and premium content through The Sims 3 Store, we are looking forward to seeing what our players create and share online with so many great options," said The Sims Studio general manager Scott Evans.
"We are dedicated to building quality games with unique themes and exciting new content for The Sims 3 that add tremendous depth to The Sims 3 gameplay experience."
The Sims 3 and its expansions remain a top seller in the weekly PC charts in the UK.