Earlier this week, The Sims 4 acquired a big, free update that added curved partitions, physique hair, and new desires and fears. It additionally appears to have by chance added incestual relationships. Oh, and individuals are getting older a lot quicker, too. It’s a bizarre time to be a Sim, that’s for positive.
As noticed by PC Gamer, Reddit, and elsewhere, Sims 4 gamers are reporting that after the sport’s July 26 replace, some in-game characters want to date relations. One participant shared a screenshot of an older girl who out of the blue wished to start out a romantic relationship along with her personal son. One other participant shared a bug report with EA stating that one in all their male sims wished to ask his twin sister to be his girlfriend. In that very same assist thread, a participant on Xbox shared an offputting instance of a daughter wanting to this point her father. Yikes!
What’s occurring right here? Effectively, in keeping with some Sims 4 gamers and modders, the possible subject is the newly added “Desires” system, which was seen in older Sims video games. The system offers Sims issues they need to do and achieve, giving gamers extra targets to chase. Nonetheless, it appears that evidently a bug with the system is creating “Desires” that contain romantic relationships with anyone, together with different relations. As soon as once more, yikes!
Fortunately, EA is conscious of the bug. Yesterday, a dev on Twitter confirmed that the crew is aware of in regards to the incest subject and is “seeking to get it fastened ASAP.” EA additionally re-confirmed that it’s engaged on a repair in a assist thread in regards to the bug on the writer’s official web site.
On high of this less-than-ideal bug, one other downside some gamers are encountering within the Sims 4 after the final replace is much less gross and extra existentially devastating.
Gamers are reporting that characters are quickly getting older. Some people have skilled Sims getting older from younger infants to aged adults in a matter of minutes. As with the “relations wanting to this point one another” scenario, EA is also aware of the issue and dealing on a repair. Within the meantime, the corporate suggests gamers keep on with the “Regular” lifespan choice to keep away from this getting older bug.