“After a long day of shopping or working out, everyone enjoys a nice cold refreshing drink. Take a break and quench your thirst with a chillin’ soda from the ‘Kooler than Ice’ Vending Machine. Aaaaah… burp… Now that’s a soda pop!” — The Sims 2: Apartment Life
The blue variation pictured below is already in the archive, but I thought I’d post it again alongside its “Kooler than Ice” brethren. [Source]
Apartment Life’s vending machines even showed up as a feature on its packaging…
Not long after The Sims launched, Maxis partnered with Pepsi to deliver this soda machine as free DLC. This entry wouldn’t have been possible without fan-driven efforts to preserve the Pepsi machine DLC and patch the game’s launcher for Windows 10. Thanks, everyone!
My Simlish is a little rusty, but I’m pretty sure that translates to “soda.” Thanks, @cthulhu8books!
Sadly, The Sims FreePlay’s discontinued predecessor, The Sims Social on Facebook, didn’t have any soda machines. The closest it ever got was this Dr Pepper toilet.
Product placement at its finest.
The Sims Online shut down almost a decade ago, but I was able to salvage this Koala Kola machine thanks to FreeSO, a TSO fan revival!
It’s time for a drink and a snack in The Urbz: Sims in the City for the Nintendo DS!
Stuck in the hospital waiting room in the Game Boy Advance port of The Sims: Bustin’ Out? Treat yourself to an ice-cold cola!
Out for a summer stroll with your dog in The Sim 2: Pets for the PlayStation 2? Beat the heat with a refreshing soda!
A soda machine brightens up the subway platform in The Urbz: Sims in the City!
Enjoy a frosty beverage in MySims Agents. Frosty — get it?
It’s a Disaster Fizz Automated Vendor from The Sims! Here’s the in-game description…
A selection of colorful soda machines from The Sims 3: University Life!