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Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 14 Jun 2020, 08:57
by ErinPW
Post any changes you find in the new update!


The update is supposed to go live on Monday, 15th June (AEST)

Here are the playable event dates for this update (all dates in AEST):
  • NEW SimChase S16: Eco-Engagement! 9-day event starting from Tuesday 16th June.
    NEW Produce Market Live Event: 10-day event starting Thursday 25th June.
    Reruns:
    • ‘Streetwear’ Hobby Rerun: 9-day event starting from Thursday 18th June.
    • ‘Snow Problem Christmas Quest 2017’ Player Favourite Rerun: 13-day event starting from Saturday 27th June.
    • ’SimChase S2: Last Resorts! 7-day event starting from Saturday 4th July.
Source: https://www.ea.com/de-de/games/the-sims ... yle-update

According to the GameChanger Joys Creative Finger there are some more events.
Video: Update Schedule | Eco Lifestyle
  • New! SimChase 17: Feuding Families! – 7 days, running between Jul 13th - Jul 22nd
    New! Maternity Pack 13 – Start a Pregnancy Event between Jul 19th - Jul 27th

    Reruns:
    • Boutique Hair hobby event re-run – 7 days, between Jul 15th - Jul 26th
    • SimChase 3: Summer Daze! re-run – 7 days, between Jul 24th - Aug 1st
    • Time Capsule quest (*The Styles of Time), re-run – 6 day quest, starts between Jul 24th - Aug 4th
    • Family Furnishings live event re-run – 9 days, between Jul 27th - Aug 8th

News:
Make-up for adult and teenage male Sims! All coloured shades of female makeup can be applied to eyes, cheeks and lips. Players must be up to Level 5 to access the Salon.

Free Pride t-shirt for adult Sims at the Online Store
quote: „We’re also bringing back the ‘It Gets Better’ Project campaign, for all players to redeem a free Pride t-shirt for adult Sims. Head to the Online Store now!“unquote



Changes

Game crashed while scrolling through the CAS. Fixed with an update 5.54.1
Inactive players have disappeared from the Party Boats. There’s a statement on the offical FB site here.
Some floors have been unlocked.
There are some outfits from Online Store for everyone in CAS. Players who had them already can now choose the dresses, tops, pants and shoes separately.
Bug - Sims are unable to go through garage doors, even when it is open.
Coat racks now have interactions like wardrobes/dressers
New interactions for sims that aren’t busy with tasks. (So far only if they’re not inspired.)
Weird bug while pregnancy event. More info on page two of this thread.
The Broomstick hobby only works on a few house lots.
The first home you get when starting a new game has been changed. (Picture to follow)


15th/16th July
Another Update # 5.54.3 including another article on ea.com - „Family Fun Update“ (Supposed to fix more games crashes)

Re: Eco Lifestyle Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 14 Jun 2020, 22:18
by Voldyslovechild
Ok I love that everyone can wear makeup now
Allow me to give women beards and ill do a sims dance

Re: Eco Lifestyle Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 26 Jun 2020, 18:47
by ErinPW
The Firemonkeys decided to unlock some floors.
Floors
Floors

Our sims got new colors for some tops, pants, and shoes for adult females. The first three colors have been unlocked while Grand Garages Update.
New colors for some clothes
New colors for some clothes

Some outfits from the Online Store have been unlocked for everyone. Players who have them already can now choose dresses/tops/pants/shoes separately.

Re: Eco Lifestyle Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 29 Jun 2020, 19:05
by Chezza
Bug - My sims unable to go through garage doors, even when it is open.

New update

Posted: 16 Jul 2020, 07:12
by Spirit64
This morning I had a, for me unexpected, new update. I did not even finish the last one!
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Esther

Re: Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 16 Jul 2020, 08:10
by ErinPW
Spirit64 wrote:
16 Jul 2020, 07:12
This morning I had a, for me unexpected, new update. I did not even finish the last one!
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Esther
It‘s still the update 5.54.0 - now 5.54.3. According to Joy it‘s supposed to fix game crashes.

Re: Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 16 Jul 2020, 10:08
by Spirit64
Okee, thanks Erin
So no worries :D

Esther

Re: Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 26 Jul 2020, 20:08
by LittleBean
The coat racks are functional now! You can use them the same as a dresser or wardrobe.

Re: Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 27 Jul 2020, 16:17
by ErinPW
LittleBean wrote:
26 Jul 2020, 20:08
The coat racks are functional now! You can use them the same as a dresser or wardrobe.
Good find!

After reading your post I also tried the wall hanging coat racks. They‘ve got the same options.

Re: Eco Lifestyle + Family Fun Update - Infos, Changes, Bugs

Posted: 27 Jul 2020, 17:38
by ErinPW
A little while ago I read on FB about new interactions of our sims when they’re not busy with tasks. So far I didn’t see those in my own town but in another town where the sims weren’t inspired.
They talked to other sims and to my visiting sim (the relationship bar moved up a bit).
They went to wall decorations to admire them.
So far it was nice.

Then I sent a sim to Another Simtown because those sims aren’t inspired and was pretty surprised.
The needs seem to drain much faster than before. The sims are crying, arguing, are rude and hit each other with a foot, they go to the fridge and hit it with a foot. :cry:
I wanted more interactions when sims aren’t occupied with tasks. But for sure not in this way.