A new life sim, created for you and by you

A new life sim, created for you and by you

Open A New World Of Creative Possibilities

Open up a new world of creative possibilities in Life by You.

Be in total control of the humans that you create, the towns that you build, the stories that you tell. And oh yes – mods! We know life is always better with a heavy sprinkle of your imagination, so we’re empowering you with a wide variety of Creator Tools so you can design your lives the way you see fit – or break the rules of life itself. Designed to be one of the most moddable and open life-simulation games, we look forward to the humans, stories, and creations that you’ll make with Life by You.


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Early Access

What is Early Access?

Early Access is a pre-launch period where players will be able to play Life by You while it’s still in development. We will be adding content, fixing bugs, and eagerly reading your feedback during this time.

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Early Access Offer

Launch Exclusive Content Packs & Discord Access


Receive the Nightlife Vibes Pack + Life Begins Pack*, includes an in-game Vintage Scooter, the Jumpstart Fashion Pack and Walls to Floors Decor Pack. The first 100,000 Early Access players will also be invited to join our private Discord server – providing a space to bring your feedback to directly to us, get exclusive behind-the-scenes looks, and more.

* Purchase of Life by You must be made during Early Access period in order to receive the Nightlife Vibes Pack + Life Begins Pack.

Main Features

Be In Total Control

Play in an open world

Live life with no loading screens. Strike up real-language conversations. Drive or bike to the countryside. Discover and complete quests to unlock new experiences. 

Expand your creativity

Make your own in-game content through mods. Utilize a variety of deep Creator Tools. Change the gameplay anytime. Life is yours to make.

Take direct control

Drag and drop your humans into their place - or drive them directly in third-person mode. Live the life of one or tell the stories of many. Climb a career ladder. Fall in love. Raise a family. 

Tell stories through conversations

Every real-language conversation is generated based on your human’s unique situation. You can even craft your own conversations in-game.

Design your own world

Build your humans’ dream homes or businesses from scratch. Furnish them from top to bottom, inside to outside. Drag, demolish, and rearrange entire towns.

Create fully customized humans

Design your families in the Human Creator, including deep personality and character traits. Style and restyle your humans at any time.

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LIFE BY YOU is published by Paradox Interactive AB and developed by Paradox Tectonic. LIFE BY YOU,  PARADOX TECTONIC and PARADOX INTERACTIVE are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Paradox Interactive AB in Europe, the U.S., and other countries. Any other trademark, logo and copyright is the property of its owner.