The most recent Sims 4 replace is reside forward of the Excessive Faculty Years growth, bringing the needs and fears system again and perhaps killing your Sims on accident, relying in your settings. The life recreation replace reintroduced the Sims’ growing older bug, the place your Sim ages each time the sport transitions scenes – so, when it hundreds, while you enter the Create A Sim display screen, trying out the world map, and a lot of the stuff you’ll inevitably find yourself doing in some unspecified time in the future throughout a Sims 4 session.
Meaning your Sim will get very previous, very quick, which is nice if you wish to pace up their rendezvous with Dying and never good for principally another state of affairs.
It appears solely video games with lengthy life span enabled are susceptible to the bug.
It’s inflicting a little bit of confusion amongst newer Sims gamers as nicely, with some asking on The Sims 4’s Reddit web page what they did incorrect within the recreation settings to the place that is the outcome.
Maxis posted an acknowledgement on the game’s official Twitter page a day after the preliminary complaints began showing, saying one of the simplest ways to cope with it whereas the difficulty will get sorted is to simply play with a traditional lifespan as an alternative.
Nevertheless, one of many heroes – longtime helpers on EA’s boards – who responded to an early criticism on The Sims bug experiences web page stated it’s additionally having surprising penalties in the event you change the setting to quick life span on the identical file. Your sims simply get youthful as an alternative. It’s higher than loss of life, however nonetheless not excellent.
In the interim, it’s in all probability greatest to simply begin a brand new save file and go away your present Sims safely alone.
If you happen to’re planning on choosing up the Excessive Faculty Years pack, a brand new file could be simply the factor anyway – a contemporary Sim to make the most of the brand new social updates and id choices, starting from physique hair and new garments to sexual orientation toggles and extra. Or you may simply use Sims 4 mods to take away loss of life out of your recreation completely.