The Sims Bustin Out GoldElectronic Arts passed along word that The Sims Bustin Out for PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube has gone gold and is scheduled for release on December 16th. In The Sims Bustin Out, your Sims can now get out of the house and travel to 16 new locations, socialize with 25 new characters, and take on a dozen new careers in their quest to move into "Malcolms Mansion". Along the way, players have the opportunity to unlock new objects and social moves exclusive to the console versions of the game to improve your Sims status. Also of note is the ability to go online in the PlayStation 2 version for a little weekend getaway. Additionally, The Sims Bustin Out supports connectivity with the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo Game Cube, as well as HDTV for Microsoft Xbox. The console games also offer two-player cooperative gameplay, an open-ended Free Play mode, and memory card support. The Sims Bustin Out for the console is rated "T" for Teens and retails for $49.99.