Updated: Mar 14, 2023 5:10 pm
Another expansion and addition The Sims 4 are around the corner, and fans are now wondering when The Sims 4 infant update is likely to land, what exactly it will entail, and how it can be obtained. Luckily it’s all relatively straightforward, and you’ll be caring for your infant Sim children later today with no problems whatsoever.
There’s been a bit of ‘noise’ (or maybe ‘out-cry‘? Geddit?) about this update as up to now, infants had been a relatively plain part of a Sims’ person lifespan. This is now set to change with fans expecting some more active interaction with infants, and more bespoke animations, and options available too. We’ve laid out the most pertinent facts, and some speculation on file size and the like, below for your viewing pleasure.
When does The Sims 4 infant update release?
The great news is that this latest update is coming imminently; today! Coming at a particularly pleasing time for UK players, the update is being released by EA at 10am PT/ 1pm ET/5pm UK time today (Tuesday, March 14th, 2023).
What is in The Sims 4 infant update?
The full details of what’s inside the update won’t be known until the update itself is out in a few hours. However, we can have a pretty good stab at what we think we’ll see given what was teased in a previous behind-the-scenes YouTube video as well as what’s been revealed for the upcoming Growing Together expansion by EA.
In short, we reckon we’ll be seeing the likes of what could make up a whole new life stage for your Sims. For example, playing, bathing, and feeding are all likely to be included, We also hope that more meaningful, multi-faceted ways of interacting with infants will come with this update, like being able to do other tasks while holding them, while we do expect a whole new range of animations that will help ‘define’ infants. Fans will also have their fingers crossed for customisation options too, as well as a bunch of new items. We could run away with predictions here but it’s not long until we’ll know for sure!
The Sims 4 Infant update file size predictions
Now, this is a tricky one to nail down as, well, we just don’t know. As fans will know, too, as there have been so many updates to the Sims 4, there have also been so many updates of a vast array of different sizes! Especially when it’ll vary across platforms.
Anyway, at a guess, given it’s the introduction of a whole new life stage, and will likely come with other game updates, we’d say prepare for something that’ll be measured in multiple GBs rather than MBs. (But we have been wrong before!)
And remember, no matter how big it ends up being, the Sims 4 infant update will be absolutely free to download and add to your existing game. Nice.
Remember to ensure you’ve got the right PC gear to get the most out of The Sims 4 if that’s your platform of choice, by getting one of the best GPUs for Sims 4 and the best monitors for Sims 4.