Playing The Sims 4 has always given sentimental scenes of all kinds, whether heterosexual or homosexual. But now EA introduces the option to choose the sexual orientation of your Sims.
Because even though your character you create might have relationships with other people, players have never been given the option to choose the sexual and/or romantic attractions of these characters.
Luckily this is about to end, because a new update for The Sims 4 going to add this to the game.
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Barely 24 hours ago Maxis announced that the sexual orientation function for the function Create a Sim in the game It’s going to be available for free starting next week.
And it will arrive together with the High School Years DLC expansion for next July 28. “As a team, our core values are creativity, discovery, inclusivity and play,” they said.
“And every day we strive to celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion for our people and our community.”
That is why EA and Maxis have announced another step with which they seek make The Sims 4 a more inclusive and representative game of real life.
At the end of this month, you can choose your sims attraction with a new free update of the base game, giving players more freedom to play.
Options where to choose sexual orientation can be found in Create A Sim mode and will allow Sims to experience attraction to other Sims in different ways:
Same or different sex attraction, experiencing attraction naturally through interactions with other Sims over time, feeling physical but not romantic attraction and vice versa, or feeling no attraction at all.
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“Inclusion has been one of the pillars of The Sims since the franchise launched 22 years ago and the development team is proud to introduce this new feature as a way to reflect the world we live in, the ways we interact between us and represent real experiences.
The Sims team understands that sexual orientation is vital, complex and inherent to the way people experience the world and find community. With the help of non-profit organizations It Gets Better and GLAAD, The Sims 4 has created the possibility for players to experiment with various forms of sexual orientation for their Sims.”
With sexual orientation, you can assign any Sim you create a set of attraction parameters. Below and with this representative image is how the sexual orientation feature will appear in Create a Sim.
In the Electronic Arts’ own website focused on The Sims that we have left before you have much more information about it on all these topics.
Plus a FAQ with some other frequently asked questions answered.