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The Sims 4 June 2020 Update: Content Overview

The Sims 4 on PC, Mac and Console has received a huge new update ahead of The Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle launching on Friday. As well as the usual bug fixes you can find in a patch, this patch has brought a lot of new features to the base game.

To view the full patch notes click here.

New Makeup

The Sims has teamed up with M.A.C Cosmetics to bring a range of new makeup additions to the game. You can check out the overview here.


Tired of your Sims using stairs? Why not change them up for

Window & Door Free Placement

You can now finally place windows and doors freely on walls by holding down alt and moving the window/door to the desired location when placing.

No Trespassing

Fed up of Vlad always trying to break in and turn your Sim into a Vampire? Have no fear you can now a variety of options to stop unwelcomed guests from trying to enter your Sims home.

Send Home Interaction

The Send Home interaction is more of a handy tool for players more than anything else especially if you have multiple NPC Sims on your lot as well. Plus it won’t have any impact on your Sims relationship levels either.

Legacy Neighbourhood Tags

Willow Creek, Oasis Springs, Newcrest & Windenburg have had neighbourhood descriptions added to them!

So why not take a trip to Llama Lagoon in Newcrest, Sage Estates in Willow Creek, Acquisition Butte in Oasis Springs or Windslar in Windenburg.


Living Off The Grid has had a lot of updates in this patch which you can find here.

Bills Update

Simply click on your mailbox or cell phone and you can now see a more detailed breakdown of your household bills. You will even be able to store or sell any additional power or water your Sims may have.

You will also notice that many of the in-game objects including walls, floor, fences and columns also bring different gameplay modifiers. These can have an effect on how your Sims household bills and utilities are calculated.

You can turn this off via the Gameplay section of the Options Menu.

Inventory 2.0

Inventory 2.0 is here and it gives you a much more organized and manageable inventory. Gone are the days of constantly searching for that one item in your Sims inventory. With the addition of new filters for both finding items and sorting out your inventory, you will never lose another item again.

Repo Person

Make sure you keep up with paying your bills or you might get a visit from the Repoman.


Your friendly neighbourhood Firefighters have made a return to The Sims 4.

Let us know what you think of today’s update!

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