The Sims 4 News

Stack Windows After the Latest Update

This is great news for all Simmers who love to build their own lots. The update is available right now for everyone who owns The Sims 4 base game.

This update is an addition to one of the older updates to freely move windows. They didn’t include stacking windows on top of each other then but we’re happy to tell you they added it in the September 3rd update.

For example if you use the cheat bb.moveobjects, you can create entirely new windows that are completely see-trough! The tweet below gives an example of what you can do with it.

You can now give windowless windows from Island Living actual windows! Or stack the windows from the Moschino pack like the example below.

We’ve heard from a lot of people that this update broke CC windows. So if you’re wondering why your windows suddenly stopped working, it’s because of this update.

Read the official Patch Notes

Update 3 September 2020 –Ā PC: / Mac: /Ā Console: Version 1.31

Hello Simmers!

We are super excited for the upcoming release of The Simsā„¢ 4Ā Star Warsā„¢:Ā Journey to Batuu, so today we have an important update for you to address a couple of critical issues as well as a few updates to some existing features.

Have your Sims ever dreamed of a jungle-themed wedding escapade? Or a quiet yet elegant wedding in the woods? Sims can now elope in any of the Destination Worlds. Picture thisā€¦ a warm sunny day in Selvadorada, your Sim and their loved one accompanied by the bustling sounds of Puerto Llamanteā€¦ it is like the best premise for one of Russkiiā€™s telenovelas.

Besides lettingā€¦ I mean,Ā encouragingĀ Sims to elope to Destination Worlds, we have made windows a little more dynamic if you will. You can now place windows by stacking them above each other without the use of theĀ bb.moveobjectsĀ cheat. Which may seem small but we hope builders enjoy this addition!

For Playstation 4 players, we checked around and we found some additional memory. This should help those Simmers who were unfortunate enough to crash during travel and transitioning in and out of Build Buy on some of their more built-up saves.

Last but not least, we have also made a change for PC and Mac in which there will be a new folder auto-generated inĀ \Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Ā called ā€œConfigOverrideā€. Inside this folder, players can place a copy of Default.ini, GraphicsCards.sgr, and/or GraphicsRules.sgr which will override these files where the game is located.Ā So, if you edited these files before, you can now edit them in the new folder.

Happy Simming,

-SimGuruRomeo Ft. SimGuruRusskii

Now onto the fixes:

Sims 4

  • Mouse hovering over purchased traits will no longer display the text ā€œNot available for Robots.ā€ We understand that Robots are sentient beings, but unfortunately, these traits are not robot compliant.
  • Fixed an issue in which Lots with applied Terrain Manipulation were being placed backwards when downloaded from The Gallery. Whereā€™s the door? Is this the front or the back? Order has been restored at last.
  • Fixed an issue in which Terrain Paint did not apply correctly under trees or foundations.
  • The UI team did some housekeeping and have fixed some background stretching happening in career panels.
  • Blinking shadows no longer appear when placing windows in basement levels that are of the same variant. I do admit that was a bit spooky, not the time windowsā€¦ not the time.
  • Color swatches for Build Mode itemĀ ā€œLarge Dancing Water Emitterā€Ā have been fixed.
  • Staircases will no longer get cut through trims when there is no landing. Safety first!

Discover University

  • Some flowers and trees in Gibbs Hill will no longer appear to be floating as Sims walk by. To be honest, the idea of floating flora is quite appealing to me.

Eco Lifestyle

  • Civil Designer Sims will no longer come home after work wearing random footwear. Iā€™m all for putting your feet up after work, but switching footwear in the middle of things and coming home from work in a completely different state as you went out, is kinda suspicious.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some color swatch glitches on Civil Designer outfits.

Realm of Magic

  • Fixed an issue with thumbnails generated in The Gallery for Toddlers that generated not only their Sim form but also included their Spellcaster form. We can only contain the cuteness so much!

Nifty Knitting

  • Whatā€™s that? Did you still hear the sounds of knitting when cancelling knitting interactions?Ā <singsongy voice>Ā Not a problem anymore.
  • Fixed an issue with assetĀ cfHair_SP17LocsLongĀ that made it display all adult color swatches.
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