The Sims 4

New Features coming to The Sims 4 Base Game

SIMS 4 Base Game Update Preview

Here’s what to expect in today’s Sims 4 Base Game Update!

We’re just hours away until a new Sims 4 Base Game Update drops to PC, Mac and Consoles worldwide. The latest Pre-Patch is preparing the game for The Sims 4 For Rent Release on December 7th. Fixing several highly requested bugs, as well as adding new features to the game.

Let’s take a look at what expect from this Update! Huge thanks to @TheHenfordHen for helping compile the list.

Ability to set Sink Type

For almost 10 years our Sims would autonomously decide to do the dishes in the kitchen. Well, not anymore!

sims 4 base game update sinks
Footage: James Turner

The latest sims 4 Base Game Update is introducing a useful feature for Sinks. Clicking on any Sink in your Lot will now give you an additional preference interaction to set the Sink Type. Sinks can be assigned for Kitchen, Bathrooms or all types of Rooms. Helping your Sims finally decide to do the dishes in the kitchen!

The Schmapple Kitchen Set Upgrade

The Base Game Kitchen Set that consists of 4 appliances is getting a swatch upgrade! It was confirmed in the official Sims 4 For Rent Livestream that the Fridge, Stove, Coffee Maker and Microwave are each getting new color swatches.

sims 4 base game update kitchen set

Switch Control to Household

Do you wish to ever play Sims that live right across the street of your loaded household? Worry not, the upcoming Sims 4 Base Game Update is adding a new interaction when selecting unloaded lots.

The “Switch Control to this Household” interaction will be available on Houses, Apartments and Rental Units that might be present in your loaded Neighborhood.

Switch Control to this Household interaction preview

Take Off Shoes coming to Base Game

That’s right! The ability to Take Off Shoes was first introduced with The Sims 4 Snowy Escape. It was then revealed that the For Rent Expansion will feature a different variant object for setting the same Indoor Footwear Rules.

Sims 4 Base Game Update: Take Off Shoes Feature
Image: @LuddySimmer

In the official developer livestream the gurus confirmed that the ability to Take Off Shoes will also make its way into the Base Game!

New CAS Feminine Clothing

The last piece of information we know about the upcoming Sims 4 Base Game Update is the new piece of CAS item. More specifically, a feminine full body outfit!

Take a look at the outfit previews below:

That’s all we know about the upcoming Sims 4 Base Game Update. Stay tuned on Sims Community today for the full coverage of all Patch Notes, as well as the Patch Overview.

What are you most excited for in the new update? Let us know in the comments below!

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