EA Game Changers ruining the surprises?

Seasons is probably the most hotly anticipated pack for the Sims 4, and rightly so. It’s one of the most loved features in the previous versions of the Sims franchise and adds a wealth of new opportunities and visuals to your game. Speculation has been rife since it was announced and the communities have been full of excited Simmers watching EA’s carefully choreographed screenshot and video releases. The EA Game Changers have also been fulfilling their duties by regularly tweeting/facebooking/youtubing/twitching their excitement and whipping up the crowds into a frenzied mass of weather related joyfulness. But is it going just a bit too far?

Ever since the game changers have been allowed to post their experiences of the game, pre-release, I’m not sure there’s anything we don’t know about the pack, and that takes the shine off it. It seems like there’s a competition as to who can get the most information out in the public domain and as quickly as possible. Some of us still like surprises and don’t want to know everything before we can get our hands on the EP. The thunder and lightning  won’t have such a wow factor because they’ve been plastered all over social media, the blizzards won’t be new and exciting, we’ve already had countless screenshots of the scarecrow and sprinkler, and every single possible compilation of clothes in CAS has been exhausted. I want to be able to go onto the social media platform of my choice and not be bombarded with spoilers. Phantom summed it up beautifully here:

For the record, I was lucky enough to play Seasons at EA Play, and I loved it, but I was careful to not over-expose myself to every single new feature in the pack. In fact, I spent most of the time playing around with the glass roofs which came in the free game update this week 😛

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macOS 10.14 Mojave – Sims 3 and Sims 4 update

I have macOS Mojave beta installed and so far Sims 3 is still loading and playable.

I did get the following dialogue box stating that the game will stop working at some point with a future version of macOS, not dissimilar to the one currently popping up in High Sierra and linking to the same Apple support page:

I also tried Sims 4 and was surprised to get a similar dialogue box. Origin and Sims 4 are already 64-bit so this message shouldn’t be popping up:

I really have no idea what software this dialogue box is referring to. If anyone has any idea please share, it would be great to know 🙂

I’ll keep testing after each build is released and report any changes here.

Seasons is Expansion Pack 5

Seasons is finally coming to the Sims 4 and I am SO looking forward to it!

This isn’t a news site but I thought this was definitely worth a mention. I’m also interested in how this will perform on older Macs and those with lower specs. so when it’s released I’d love to hear your comments. You can get your sticky little mitts on this little beauty on the 22nd June!