The Sims 4 replace including Excessive College Years to the sport is right here! Though perhaps it shouldn’t be, not but at the very least. The latest growth for EA and Maxis’ life sport is inflicting a couple of issues, some moderately extra critical than others. A number of the main points arrived with the needs and fears addition within the life sport’s free replace and require extra work from the event group to repair. The raft of extra points that comes with the Excessive College Years growth is a bit totally different.
The Sims 4 subreddit is stuffed with posts with individuals exhibiting clean person interfaces, lacking dialogue, and furnishings and housing catalogues with *DEBUG* as an alternative of merchandise names or placeholder textual content. One person even made a collage of points, most of which consisted of lacking textual content.
These points are reportedly straightforward to resolve. Reddit person Feizeit mentioned the issue appears to stem from the sport lacking its string package deal, which, in regular phrases, means the code telling it to show textual content in sure areas isn’t there. Different customers mentioned the folders aren’t there and couldn’t observe their recommendation, however PLAY Journal employees author Dashiell Wood appears to have landed on an answer.
It appears the lacking textual content phenomenon is especially affecting Steam variations of the sport. Wooden says you possibly can open EA’s Origin app, and it ought to confirm the information, including the lacking string package deal within the course of.
That also leaves fairly a couple of, non-text-related bugs to kind out, although. The social bunny app lets individuals drastically elevate friendship ranges with different Sims simply by repeatedly sending pleasant messages, whereas a extra critical problem appears to be affecting the tip of the varsity time period. One participant posted a screenshot the place the sport mentioned their Sim graduated and dropped out on the similar time. It’s a possible problem contemplating drop outs have far fewer profession alternatives open to them.
Different, far more vital, issues embrace the growing old bug the place Sims grow old each time you transition screens, and the incest bug, which Kotaku reviews is the place the needs system randomly suggests your Sim needs to get intimate with relations.
Huge yikes doesn’t even cowl that one.
Neither does the standard growth cycle, sadly. One member of The Sims group posted at 11:15 p.m. regarding the incest bug, saying they have been working to repair it – together with the opposite issues. Even taking time zones under consideration, that’s nicely past the scope of the standard work day, so bear that in thoughts whereas coping with your frustrations.
In the meanwhile, it could be value utilizing some Sims 4 mods to make the transition to highschool a bit smoother.