The Infocenter is updated with the 2 new careers Athlete and Business.
Also, promotion requirements have been enormously simplified in the latest patch by removing all requirements except for skills, so these have all been updated.
Check the Careers infopage here: Sims 4 careers
And finally, the cheats section is updated with the new cheats: Sims 4 cheats
Outdoor Retreat official
Outdoor Retreat is now official. It will cost 19.99 and will be available in January.
Kotaku had an interview with EA and they give some details about the pack.
Read it here: Kotaku article
The site got moved to a new server and I was unable to update during the move. Fortunately not much happened the past weeks.
Upcoming though is a new big update for the game; Two new careers will be added in a few days from now. Some screenshots have been shared with some of the new career reward items:
While searching for the icons (see below post), I came across several concept neighborhood screens in the game files.
Check them here: Concept screens
Site news II
Another site update. I extracted 548 icons from the Sims 4 and made them available to download. To the left you see a small portion of them.
Get them here: Sims 4 icons
More stuff later this week.
I've been a bit silent, but that's because I'm working on a lot of time-consuming things for the site. The first one is finally ready. It's an info page about all the options for the Base traits.
Check it out here: Sims 4 traits
I hope to finish the other things in a week or two, but may post some of it before then if I'm done with it earlier.
Game Informer had an interview with producer Ryan Vaughan about these updates and asked him why the game wasn't delayed.
Read the article here: Interview
In another article, Ryan Vaughan talks some more about the pools and the upcoming next patch, the new careers: Interview II
The Sims 4 has pools! With today's update, the sims can now swim in swimming pools.
A trailer has been released which can be seen here: The Sims 4 pools
Also, the Simguru's are answering questions about pools on the official forums here: Sims forums
Nicole Rauschnot and Shannon Copur wrote a blog about this update: New blog
More (free) updates are coming in the following months. Pools in November and new careers in December.
That is not all though. besides ghosts, this patch also contains a wide range of other updates like Star Wars costumes, new eye colors, new cheats and a lot of game fixes.
Check the patch update here: Sims 4 update
There's a new poll. The question is if you use the online Gallery. Click here to vote: New poll.
Last poll question was what you think about The Sims 4 after a few weeks of playing. Interesting is that the Best Sims ever and Worst Sims ever camp is the same at 13%. Also interesting is that one third of all my visitors didn't buy the game yet.
1481 people voted and here are the results:
What do you think about The Sims 4;
- Best Sims ever!: 13% - It's ok. Better than expected: 18% - I'm a little disappointed with it: 22% - Worst Sims ever!: 13% - I don't have The Sims 4 (yet): 34%
Sims real life The Warp Zone made a hilarious Sims 4 parody movie. A group of people visit Willow Creek and find that being a Sim has its advantages AND disadvantages.
See it here: The Sims in real life
Article Venturebeat had a talk with Maxis senior vice president Lucy Bradshaw and Sims Studio GM Rachel Franklin.
Check it here: Venturebeat article
No Sims 5 if Sims 4 fails Producer Grant Rodiek posted on the Sims forums that if Sims 4 won't sell, there won't be a Sims 5!
Check an article about it here: PC Games N article
Sims 4 tops UK charts Well that may not happen as the game sells pretty well. In the UK, it went straight to no1.
Read about it here: Joystick article
Censor patch Want to get rid of that annoying censor when your Sim is on the toilet? Here's the censor patch: ModtheSims.info
Career list I made a page about all the careers and their rewards here: Sims 4 careers
New cheats Grant Rodiek posted some new cheats on the Sims forum here: New cheats
There's a new poll. The question is what you think about The Sims 4; Pleasantly surprised or utter disappointment? Click here to vote: New poll.
Last poll question was if you're still interested in the Sims 4 with so many cut features. Wow, over half of all people decided to wait with buying the game. EA/Maxis sure did something wrong there. Only 9% still love the game as how it turned out.
1481 people voted and here are the results:
Were you still interested in the Sims 4?
- I still love the game!: 9% - Still looking forward to it: 24% - I'll get, but I'm very disappointed: 15% - I decided not to buy the game for now: 52%