June 19, 2024

The Sims 4 is getting on a bit lately, and, as common gamers will know, the entire thing – which incorporates over 70 bits of DLC piled onto the bottom sport during the last 10 years – is beginning to really feel a bit creaky. And that is one thing EA has lastly acknowledged, confirming it is now assembled a crew particularly to deal with the ‘irritating’ technical points amassed over time.

EA made the proclamation in an announcement shared on social media, telling the neighborhood, “We all know that technical points with The Sims 4 have interrupted your gameplay over time and we recognise that this has precipitated you a lot frustration.”

“Immediately we will share that now we have assembled a crew to put money into the core sport expertise,” it continued, “together with tackling your reported issues.” EA says its new taskforce will end in extra fixes arriving at a better frequency, with the primary of those patches due later this month.

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A number of the fixes in Might’s patch are detailed on EA’s Sims 4 “laundry record” web page and canopy the bottom sport and varied expansions. In traditional Sims style, there are some actual eyebrow-raisers right here – together with fixes to forestall Sims autonomously wanting to purchase mini goats and fixes to forestall teenagers from flirting with family members – and EA says to count on additional enhancements not detailed.

“Our aim is to repair extra reported issues, each huge and small, over the following six months and past to examine off extra bins on our Laundry Listing,” it provides. “That is our first launch, with others following roughly each two months.”

The Sims 4 neighborhood is, after all, delighted EA to listen to is lastly pledging to place a better give attention to bugfixing, and particularly delighted it is solely taken the writer ten years to get round to it. As famous on the sport’s subreddit, at the very least one of many bugs on EA’s laundry record has been loitering round for almost eight years, so, , it will be good to get that one sorted.

That stated, The Sims 4’s countless cascade of DLC continues this summer time – EA lately introduced a “summer time of affection” that includes a “flirtatious growth and two equipment packs – so it is unlikely the bugs are going to cease piling up anytime quickly. Particularly seeing as The Sims 4’s free-to-play successor – at the moment being known as Challenge: Rene – nonetheless appears a way off.