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Latest Update Causes Chaos for Sims 4 Mods

Sims 4 Mods Update

The December 5th Sims 4 update was one of the largest updates we’ve seen ahead of a new pack launch. This patch in particular was delivered to players in two parts but contained a number of bug fixes and some new Base Game content.

While we know that using the Sims 4 Mods means players who are on PC or Mac will have to ensure they follow the correct updating process when a new patch is released, sometimes mods will break. It’s one of those things, that can happen. However, sometimes a new Sims 4 update can break mods completely and while it is rare, it does happen.

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The Sims 4 Update

What did the update do to the Sims 4 Mods?

To put it simply, the latest patch has caused a number of issues for many script mods. This has resulted in many being unusable while Mod Creators work on updating the mods and testing them with the latest version of the game before releasing them to the public.

While many Sims 4 Mods creators expected this latest patch to break mods, it’s clear it broke a lot more than first thoughts.

What are the Sims 4 Mods Creators Saying?

A number of mod creators have taken to their social media platforms to share their initial Sims 4 Mods status updates and general thoughts.

TwistedMexi, the creator behind mods like Better Exceptions, T.O.O.L and Better Build Buy too to X (formerly Twitter) to share several updates regarding their own mods.

With the first of several mods being tested, TwistedMexi went on to add that this patch had a significant impact on mods overall.

Meanwhile, MC Command Centre creator Deaderpool, shared on Patreon an update regarding the impact this latest patch has had.

Likewise, the same message was also echoed on their Discord Server with members being kindly reminded that the team will be working hard on ensuring the highly popular mod is updated and ready as soon as possible.

Lumpinou previously shared ahead of the 5th December 2023 Sims 4 Update that it was likely that mods would break and to be mindful that testing and updating mods will take time with announcements to follow as soon as possible.

Since sharing this post earlier today, Lumpinou has shared an additional update on their Patreon. You can read this update in full here.

LilMsSam also took to X to share an update regarding their mods stating that she will be doing their best to check and update mods as soon as possible but due to a recent injury. Due to this, updates to their mods may take longer although a small first wave of updates has been released.

The Sims Community Team wish you a speedy recovery!

Frankk who is the creator of the Language Barriers mod was also impacted by the latest Sims 4 Update but their smaller mods seem to be working okay currently. Again, an update is on the way for the Language Barriers mod!

Zebru also shared an update stating that they will be checking and testing their Sims 4 Mods following this Sims 4 update. They also shared how they would be taking a look at the game code to try and find some answers to some of the burning questions players have about The Sims 4 For Rent!

How to Keep Up to Date?

Are you wondering what the easiest way is to keep up to date with all your favourite mods? If you are on Discord, the Deaderpool Discord Server has a wonderful feed under their Mods News Channel that you can follow. It can also be found linked on the Sims Community Discord under the Mods and CC News Channel.

Alternatively, you can check out Luth’s Mods & CC Updates post over on the EA Answers HQ. Again this is an excellent detailed list players can use to keep up to date. This is also the same post that was previously found on The Sims official forums but made the move to the EA Answers HQ recently.

Are you new to modding in The Sims 4 and aren’t sure what the correct process is when it comes to patch day? We’ve got you covered with this handy walkthrough right here.

A Kind Request

While players know that using the Sims 4 Mods and custom content in their game will mean ensuring they are updated when there is a new patch, we all understand it can also be frustrating at times. However, it’s important to keep in mind that as soon as a new the Sims 4 Update is released, modders will be doing their utmost to get their mods checked, tested and updated as quickly as possible! So please, over the next few days be kind and courteous towards mod creators, they will ensure they share updates on our favourite mods as soon as they are available!


For more about The Sims 4 Mods and Custom Content, you can check out our dedicated category where we cover your favourites with showcases and walkthroughs here.

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Krista

Hey, I'm Krista! Long time Simmer and Sims Community Staff. You'll usually find me hanging out in our Discord, in-game or creating articles!

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