Venturebeat posted an interesting article where they talk with senior producer Lyndsay Pearson. Some features in the Sims actually started out as bugs or jokes but the developers liked it so much, they just kept them in the game.
Read it here: Venturebeat article
New work trailer
A new Get to Work trailer has been released. This one is focused on the doctor career.
See it here: Doctor Gameplay Trailer
There's a new poll. The question is what you think about Outdoor Retreat. Click here to vote: New poll.
Last poll question was if you use the online Gallery. Besides the fact that more than half of all people doesn't own Sims 4, it's interesting to see that the Gallery isn't used much. Only 9% used it a lot.
1233 people voted and here are the results:
Do you use the online Gallery?;
- Yes, I downloaded lots of things: 9% - I used it a couple of times: 13% - Just 1 or 2 times: 9% - Haven't used it yet: 17% - I don't have The Sims 4: 52%
Outdoor Retreat out The first Sims 4 DLC is now for sale. In the Kotaku article below, you can find a trailer.
Check the following link with info on this pack: TheSims.com
Sims 4 on Mac The Sims 4 will be arriving on Mac next month. Kotaku.com spoke with EA and could share some info about this.
Read it here: Kotaku article
New patch And lastly, The Sims 4 is patched. See the fixes here: Sims 4 update
TheSims.com brings the news that now you can view the Sims 4 gallery on iOS and Android.
I added a new addition to the Extras section: Unlockables. With a cheatcode, you can unlock many objects which are not available in buy/build mode. For now, only trees and grass plots but more is under way.
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