ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The SIMS FreePlay Guide: Using the Supermarket

Updated on January 4, 2014

The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket

The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket
The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket

What is The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket?

The Supermarket in The SIMS FreePlay is a business (see SIMS FreePlay businesses vs. workplaces).

Why build it?

The Supermarket adds value to your town as well as gives you an opportunity to buy goods at cheaper prices than you would from within a house. Over time, this can save you tons of Simoleons, especially if your SIMS are planting high-priced vegetables and fruit often.

Like other businesses, you can collect XP (experience points) from the Supermarket several times daily, which is another good reason to build a Supermarket in your town.

However, the #1 reason to build the Supermarket is to add value to your town.

The SIMS Supermarket at Night

Building The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket

Build The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket early in the game. Doing so will get you in the habit of buying your seeds and baking ingredients at cheaper prices. You'll also benefit from all of the XP the Supermarket produces throughout the day.

Depending on when you build it, like any other SIMS FreePlay business, it could take hours or days, and its cost will vary. The building costs of businesses increase with every level, every new SIM, and every new business that you add.

Once it is built, you may begin using it right away.

How to Use The SIMS FreePlay Supermarket

After the supermarket is built, click on it to open it up.

Select one or more items to add them to your Shopping Cart (see image below). To add more than one item, just click on it again (and again, and again, etc.). You will see the number of items in the basket increasing.

If an item requires LP (such as a birthday cake), you will need to have that much LP on hand, otherwise the game will prompt you to buy LP.

To remove an item from your shopping cart, click on it in the shopping cart and when the X appears, click the X to remove it.

When you have finished adding items to your shopping cart, click the Buy button to purchase the items. Don't worry - the game will ask you to confirm before making the purchase final.

You can also abandon your purchase at any time by clicking the green back arrow.

How to Use the Supermarket

Adding Items to the SIMS FreePlay Supermarket Basket
Adding Items to the SIMS FreePlay Supermarket Basket
Confirming your purchase
Confirming your purchase
You can change your mind and exit the Supermarket without purchasing
You can change your mind and exit the Supermarket without purchasing

Test Your SIMS Skills

view quiz statistics

Comments or Questions?

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)