Microsoft has acquired SyntaxTree, developers of the UnityVS plugin for Visual Studio. UnityVS enables Unity developers to use Visual Studio to author, browse and debug the code for their Unity applications. The Redmond giant says it will make the existing UnityVS plugin available for free on its download site. The SyntaxTree team will be joining the Visual Studio division. The Unity cross-platform game engine is used by over two million developers.

The Sims 4 will be available on PC starting September 2 in North America. Among other updates like emotionally richer characters, the new edition will let allow players access to other players’ The Sims 4 user generated content directly from the game. Watch the game trailer here.