EA has introduced that Sims 4 players will be capable of choose their characters’ sexual orientation with the subsequent replace.
In a brand new weblog submit, it was confirmed that when the sport’s new High School Years Expansion Pack goes stay on July 28, all players – whether or not they purchase the downloadable content material (DLC) or not – will be capable of use the Sexual Orientation function.
“As a team, we hold creativity, discovery, inclusivity and play as core values and strive every day to celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion for our people and community,” mentioned senior and lead designer, Jessica Croft.
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“With that in mind, we’re delighted to bring the Sexual Orientation feature to all Simmers. Between this update and the recent pronouns update, we’re taking several strides forward into being a game that respects and celebrates the nuance and color of everyday life.”
As for the way it works, when players create their Sim, they’ll be capable of choose new choices that will inform the sport whiich gender(s) they’re drawn to, in the event that they’re nonetheless determining their orientation, and which gender(s) they wish to Woohoo. Players may also choose any mixture of attraction bins to mirror orientation.
When it releases, the Sexual Orientation function will solely function two genders as a consequence of “technical limitations,” however EA has mentioned it will be including extra gender identities later down the highway together with the non-binary, stating it’s “another step” in its plans.
Additionally, for players who want to Woohoo a Sim that isn’t serious about romance, a brand new choice is being launched to mirror the Aromantic orientation, permitting younger grownup and older Sims to ask shut buddies to Woohoo.
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