The Sims 4 Inclusivity Update adds hearing aids and body markers.


Highlights of the story

  • The Sims 4 recently went free-to-play for all players following the announcement of a new entry in the long-running franchise.
  • The latest update for The Sims 4 adds a bunch of new cosmetics and accessories to give you more agency in customizing your Sims.
  • The update also includes many new quality-of-life improvements for the console versions such as improved UI navigation and customization.

The Sims 4 has received one. Brand new update Adding a whole host of new cosmetics and accessories to give your Sims more options than ever before.

The new update is focused around inclusivity by giving players the option to personally customize their Sims. Major additions include medical wearables such as hearing aids and glucose monitors. Other major additions include body markings.

Players can find the Body Scars category with options for teenage and older male Sims (masculine or feminine frame) to add top surgery scars to their Sims.

A miscellaneous addition includes a “non-switchable switch”, the item description is:

I remember the first time I tried to turn on the Unswitchable Switch… three hours of screaming in a dark room, and it wasn’t until dawn when the light came in through the window that I finally The car was worth it. To stop yourself.”

-John Sims, The Sims 4

Additionally, the update adds a whole bunch of new quality-of-life improvements to the console version of the game. Such as a customizable UI that allows players to change the position of various UI elements as well as make adjustments to build mode and UI navigation.

The update also makes a ton of bug fixes across the board, from the base game to tons of DLC.

The Sims 4 recently went free-to-play on all platforms in October of last year. The free-to-play version includes the base game in its entirety without any DLC…

A fifth “The Sims” game is also currently in development under the code name “Project Renee”. While we don’t have a release date, images of a playtesting build of the game were was leaked online last year.

However, after the “Behind the Sims” summit in October 2022, more information regarding the game was revealed. It was confirmed that The Sims 5 will make online play optional and will rely on player feedback for improvements.

Until then, The Sims 4 continues to receive support through updates and DLC.

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