Developer Electronic Arts (EA) has announced several updates that include transgender people in The Sims 4
How to update the Sims 4 in order to generate more inclusion within the game, Electronic Arts (AND THE) announced that players will be able to customize trans characters, with mastectomy scars, shapewear and binder worn on the chest.
As The Pink News reported, this update is part of a redesign that the game developer took years to implement. Now, the Sims 4 it also has customization options like changeable pronouns and body options.
“We have so much new with this release and we can’t wait to dive in and talk about it,” AND THE in a statement. “While we have added some new features, they are purely visual and do not add new gameplay functionality.”
These new inclusive options are divided into three categories: medical apparel (with hearing aids and glucose monitors), surgical scars and shapewear (with bindersnew underwear and tops).
It is worth highlighting how major surgery scars are available for male body types and show the scars left by mastectomy, complete breast removal surgery done by trans men and non-binary people, for example. In addition to bug and error fixes in the Sims 4will have garments with various color options.
A base game update is here with new content including medical wearables, binders, shapewear, a light switch & more including bug fixes & console gameplay improvements 🥳💚
Read more about today’s update in the latest patch notes! https://t.co/4c4vZdfWBYpic.twitter.com/GYbQYijIIm
— The Sims (@TheSims) January 31, 2023
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