EA has assembled a team to tackle The Sims 4’s technical issues

EA’s finally taking The Sims 4’s technical issues seriously

The Sims 4 is a huge game. The combined cost of all of the game’s DLC can cost £1,000, and it has become clear that the game has become increasingly frustrating to play as technical issues mount up.

Now, as the game edges closer to its 10th birthday, EA has created a dedicated team that’s focused on tacking technical issues instead of making more DLC content. With future updates, EA’s new team will be working on improving the game’s core experience. This will increase the number of bug fixes that the game will receive in future patches. On top of that, game updates should become more frequent moving forward.

Over the next few months, The Sims 4 should become a lot less frustrating to play. Crashes should become less frequent. Beyond that, buggy gameplay will become a lesser part of this life sim.

You may notice we’re investigating more issues than previous months; this is because we’ve assembled a team to invest in the core game experience, including tackling technical issues within The Sims 4. We have continued to review reported concerns that have interrupted your The Sims 4 gameplay over time, and we recognize that this has caused much frustration. It’s why we have set out to form this focused team, which will be able to increase both the number of fixes we can address and how often we ship these batched updates. Our goal is to fix more reported concerns, both big and small, over the next six months and beyond to check off more boxes on our Laundry List. This is our first release, with others following roughly every two months. Keep an eye out for future Laundry List announcements for the latest run down of fixes.

The Sims 4’s base experience is now free to play, and if EA wants to capitalise on that they need to deliver strong gameplay. If they can’t, why would gamers purchase any DLC? EA wants The Sims to have a strong future. That means EA has to fix the game’s bugs and issues.

You can join the discussion on EA’s plans to fix The Sims 4 on the OC3D Forums.

Mark Campbell

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