We’ve previously had the chance to drive buses, commute in trains, build cars and even ensure that the world’s busiest airport is safe from fires. Today though the sim genre on Xbox One moves up a gear, going dark as we learn the art of stealing and selling on in Thief Simulator.
Yep, forget about doing good in this world for in Thief Simulator on Xbox One your main task will be to become the ultimate thief – heading into houses and stealing what ever you can get your grubby mitts on.
Priced at £16.74 and available right now from the Xbox Store for Xbox One, Thief Simulator is a game of patience as you take time to observe your surroundings, working out plans and putting them into action in the hope that you can get by and steal as many valuables as humanly possible. With the likes of mobiles phones and high-tech gadgets selling for a small fortune, these will no doubt be right up there with the latest gear you can get your hands on, but you’ll need to cover your tracks, removing security traces and wotnot prior to trading them in for cash.
Thief Simulator promises to teach you the way of the cat burglar, and even though we’re not sure the entire premise will sit comfortably with everyone in this world of ours, if you’re looking to advance your sim collection and have prised every last ounce out of the other simulators on the market, this could well do the job.
Get on over to the Xbox Store and steal this little gem right now. And if you do decide to give it a rinse for all it’s worth, let us know your thoughts by dropping in to the comments.
Become the real thief. Steal in free roam sandbox neighborhoods. Observe your target and gather information that will help you with the burglary. Take the challenge and rob the best secured houses. Buy some hi-tech burglar equipment and learn new thief tricks. Sell stolen goods to the passers. Do anything that a real thief does! A good thief always observes his target. What’s inside? Who lives there? What’s your target day schedule? Find out when the house is empty and does it have nosy neighbours. Choose from lots of possible approaches to prepare the best plan. Many modern devices available in Thief Simulator might come in handy with gathering intel about your target and it’s neighbourhood. The faster, the better. Find and steal as many valuables as possible in the shortest time possible. Remember that infinite backpacks don’t exist. When it’s about time you have to maintain cold blood. In every house you’ll find tons of useless stuff, which can really slow you down. If you’re not sure that you can take some serious money for it, maybe a good idea would be to leave it behind and save space for some expensive goods. If you fill your backpack with worthless items, you may have to waste your time to throw stuff out just to make space for other things. Be careful, cause some things can draw police attention to you! A real, experienced thief can spot places where there’s most probability of finding some valuables on the fly. Use the flashlight at night to highlight all the valuables in sight and places where you can expect them to be. Disassemble a stolen car and sell parts on the internet. Prepare phones and tablets before selling them in a pawn shop by removing their security. Be careful! In some houses you can meet unexpected guests. If they catch you in the act, they will call the police. In this case hide and wait till they stop looking for you or you can always leave the loot and run away as fast as possible.