On Tuesday, Maxis introduced a giant change that’s on the way in which in an upcoming replace. It’s a brand new characteristic referred to as Neighborhood Tales, introducing gameplay moments that occur to Sims outdoors of the participant’s management. That is just like a preferred characteristic from The Sims 3 referred to as Story Development. Whenever you’re not watching, neighbor Sims will stay their very own lives. They might select a brand new profession, have a child, or divorce their partner. Neighborhood Tales is about to be launched for The Sims 4 on Nov. 30, 2021.
To start out, Neighborhood Tales shall be barely restricted. The characteristic shall be centered on a number of life modifications for Sims in your character’s rapid neighborhood, like colleagues or bar buddies. Sooner or later, extra Sims shall be affected, they usually’ll make extra selections with out the participant’s enter. Nonetheless, you continue to get to regulate how issues develop. Neighbor Sims with a giant downside on their thoughts will name you for enter, or you possibly can merely level a Neighbor in direction of a call to encourage them to make it themselves.
This provides some enjoyable alternatives to be a very good neighbor — or to inflict chaos on everybody round you. You is usually a matchmaker and encourage like-minded folks to get collectively, or you possibly can break up relationships and swoop in on the newly-single Sim. This comes with new Aspirations: Neighborhood Confidante, for many who prefer to assist, and Villainous Valentine for many who choose the juicy drama of a break-up.
Neighborhood Tales shall be a part of a free replace on Nov. 30, and Maxis will preserve updating the system. This primary replace builds a basis for Neighbor Sims appearing on their very own, and we might even see extra wild Sims tales in consequence.