After amassing suggestions from The Sims 4 gamers, we now have made some large adjustments to the Xbox model of the sport.
By fashionable demand, we’ve reversed some earlier adjustments to Construct Mode and made different enhancements. Most of those enhancements are associated to controller buttons – to create a extra seamless play expertise, we’ve tried to make the features of buttons extra constant throughout completely different recreation modes. Right here’s what’s new:
Bumper Button Performance
It was that the bumper buttons would have completely different features relying on what mode you had been in. In CAS (Create a Sim), the buttons switched between Sims, whereas in Stay Mode, they’d alter how shortly time handed.
Now, the bumper buttons will swap between Sims in each CAS and Stay Mode. Recreation pace in Stay mode could be adjusted with the triggers.
Construct Catalog Modifications
The Construct Catalog will now reduce when you choose an object to position. This can allow you to see extra of your present construct when you determine the place to position the brand new object.
Once you return to the Construct Catalog you’ll now robotically return to the objects you had been taking a look at most lately. This can make it simpler to leap again into what you had been doing, making a quicker constructing and adorning course of.
Construct Mode Object Rotations
Home windows, doorways, and tiles used to rotate in a different way than different objects in Construct Mode. They used Y as an alternative of the fitting and left bumper buttons. We’ve modified this to convey them extra in step with the way in which different objects are dealt with. Now you’ll be capable to rotate these utilizing the fitting and left bumper buttons, the identical approach you’d rotate the rest.
As an alternative of rotating your doorways and home windows, the Y button will now let you place a number of. With tiles, the Y button shall be used to toggle between inserting a single tile or tiling the ground of a whole room.
Switching Cursor Modes
Now you can change cursor modes utilizing the View button.
We’ve added numerous new shortcuts. For instance in CAS you may press up on the d-pad to leap to the identification panel and down on the d-pad so as to add or take away Sims out of your family.
The Gallery is at the moment down for some deliberate enhancements. When it comes again, Simmers enjoying on Xbox might want to hyperlink their accounts to their EA accounts to entry it. You are able to do this simply by going to Choices > Recreation Choices > Different and deciding on Hyperlink EA Account.
Whilst you’re getting used to those adjustments, it’s a good suggestion to go to the Different part below Recreation Choices and allow Present Controls Legend. In case you don’t like on-screen prompts, you may also convey up the Controller Overlay by urgent L3. We’ve cleaned up the Controller overlay so that it’ll now not show extra or inaccurate button callouts.
Moreover these enhancements, we’ve additionally fastened numerous bugs on this replace that had been affecting Xbox gamers. For instance, we’ve made it potential to resize objects in Construct Mode once more. Press and maintain LT+RT whereas holding the article, then press proper or left on the d-pad to regulate the article’s dimension. We’ve additionally fastened a bug that was inflicting the cursor to fade after utilizing the Relationships panel, one stopping heaps from being rotated for those who’ve used Transfer Lot, one other that was locking controls when viewing venue info for lots positioned from My Library or the Gallery, and an entire lot extra.
General, we’re assured these adjustments will make gameplay much more intuitive for our Xbox Simmers. We’re grateful to our group members for his or her suggestions. Learn the complete patch notes here.
The Sims™ 4
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