Dec 052012

The Simpsons: Tapped Out players! There is a massive update for the Christmas holidays with Update 4.0.0 built specifically for the Christmas season. There are a number of things updated in the game from your entire game being engulfed into the winter holidays to limited edition items only available during this update.

he Simpsons Tapped Out - Christmas Update 4.0.0

What’s new in this update?

Your Springfield is now covered in snow!


New characters have been added into the update like Barney, Sideshow Mel, Santa Homer, Santa’s Littler helper and more! However, these characters aren’t going to be easy to get so be sure to stay tuned as we go through the requirements for each character one by one.


There are tons of buildings added into the game from Limited edition ones to ones that’ll be in your game for a life time!


Holiday Tree, Kiddie Ride, and more.

What’s New in Version 4.0.0

There’s snow in Springfield! Time to get in the festive spirit with all-new yuletide décor for the Holidays. Enjoy new limited-edition characters, buildings, quests, and more. Plus, collect Santa Coins to get seasonal façades for all your homes.

Check out what’s new:

• New Characters – Go on a binge with Barney, blast Sideshow Mel from a cannon, and have Santa Homer endure whiny kids’ wishes. And it wouldn’t be Christmas without Santa’s Little Helper!

• New Buildings – Steal a copy of Bonestorm from the Try-N-Save, roll a strike at the Bowl-a-rama, and feed the reindeer at Santa’s Village.

• Put Up Lights – Decorate your Springfield with Holiday Light façades for all the homes around town.

• Decorations – Spruce up your Springfield with the Holiday Tree, Kiddie Ride, and more.


The Simpsons Tapped Out - Santa Sleigh Homer



Premium Stuff 

Building/House Costumes

Costumes are not actual buildings but they allow you to swap appearance of your buildings in your game!


Please keep in mind that some of these items are only available during this Christmas update. And that once they’re done they will be gone until next time. If you have the item already purchased then your item will be fine in your city.

The update news for this Christmas Update 4.0.0 is still work in progress… please stay tuned as we update information about the Christmas Event for your Tapped Out city.

Order of Quests [Christmas]

Below are some of the quests and items obtained in order following the game. Please understand that if your item is locked that you’ve have not completed one or more of the following quests (or purchased items). The game is developed in an order where you must complete the quests in an order.

If you are stuck please check if your game has any pending quest bubbles. If there is then simply complete them. If everything is completed please check if there are any items you have not purchase that uses Santa Coins.

Donut items are not required and is not part of the requirements to unlock things in this update.

1) Starting Quests

2) Ned Take the Boys Snowmobiling [Ned]

3) Build Hibbert Family Practice [Seymour] 

4) Pretend to Ski Quest [Homer/Lisa]

5) Others optional until Homer and Lisa does starts What’s a MyP-Od? quest

6) What’s a MyP-Od?

7) Pin Pals Quest
8) Try-N-Save Quest

9) Santa’s Little Helper Quest
[Not Christmas quest]

As of December 6th 12:00PM [EST]

We have completed the majority of the update and information for each character. Characters like the Funzos and Santa’s Little Helper are the final of the characters you can gain in this Christmas update for your Tapped Out city.

The last building you can gain supposedly locked by quest is the Try-N-Save building which is required for the Funzos. Most of these characters and buildings require Santa Coins which means that most players probably don’t have a lot at the moment. You can always buy Santa Coins using 5 Donuts in the store menu.

Happy Holidays and all the best with your Tapped Out city. Please feel free to comment below .

  175 Responses to “The Simpsons: Tapped Out – Christmas Update 4.0.0! Massive Update!”

  1. ADD ME coffes91

  2. Please add me! sarah_melen

    I am on all the time!

  3. Add me krpotter
    I’m on all the time!

    Christmas houses all the premium stuff everything is decorated. Need more coins to get Santa little helper before this over

  5. Add me


  6. Please add me! Nevn8r

  7. Add me please andrew9759
    I play all the time and have all decorated houses

  8. How do you decirate with the coins.

  9. Add me 7ebony7

  10. PrivateTony024. If any one wants to add me I play every day.

  11. Add me Kaddatz1234

  12. wobbeh1

    add me

  13. add me – ghunt

  14. add me- ghunt10

  15. Add me tommie317

  16. Add me krpotter

    I’m always on! Lets get these Santa coins!!

  17. Add me I need to get SLH before jan 3rd and don’t want to spend $ on buying donuts to then buy Santa sacks …. Help me out play all day every day origin name is bammy03

    • Does this Christmas update end on January 3rd?

      Eek, need more coins quick then. Could anyone add me please – flamesgohigher88

  18. Add me Samocw


  19. Add me please!!!!


  20. Add me: PastorWraith
    Have multiple Christmas decorated houses, and play several times a day

  21. add me! janaflement

  22. I just started playing this, but I can’t get past one of the first quests. I need to clean up Springfield, but I can’t because of the snow. Help please.

  23. Add me, Pippu87

  24. Add me please!! maxhellstrom

  25. ADD ME: hopekendall4

    When does all this Christmas stuff finish and go back to the normal town with no snow or anything to do with Christmas??

  26. Add me yorkiegaz
    Daily player.

  27. Add me play all the time lots of christmas coins Nice village!! Add IAMFREEWILLY

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  29. Add me!
    Username: ibunz

    Play everyday

  30. Add me- michaekr

  31. add me twenty8twelve 🙂

  32. AnorexicElephant

    Need santa coins so add me! I only have 10 friends so i will accept today! I play it every hour or so, so add ASAP as xmas runs out jan 3rd!

  33. ADD ME cradfish

  34. Add chris1772

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  36. Add me lins_deolive

  37. I started all those tasks of decorating the houses with santa coins, and im only on the 5th one but it seems to keep asking me for more, is it worth spending all my santa coins on this or should I spend my last coins on mystery stockings?

  38. I am so addicted to this game! Its like SIMs for The Simpsons! I love it! I play everyday just about all day long. Add me: tinkangel22

  39. hkuraoka


  40. Add me please. Plenty of decorated houses but I still need 300 coins by tomorrow for Santa’s little helper


  41. add me! yafm18

  42. ADD ME!

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