The Sims 4 Seasons is the new expansion pack from Electronic Arts for Windows and Mac, available for download on the Origin gaming platform. The update brings the four seasons of the year - spring, summer, fall and winter - along with various events, holidays and outdoor activities. See tips to do well in the game.
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Stay tuned for the weather forecast
In The Sim 4 Seasons, climate change has positive and negative effects on Sims. To prevent and bypass coincidences, such as colds or sunshine, keep an eye on the weather forecast. Turn on the TV in the weather channel or hover the mouse on the thermometer icon to find out the current season, weather and forecast for the rest of the day.
Keep an eye on the weather forecast to be avoided on The Sims 4 Seasons
Configure the four stations
Another novelty of the expansion is the possibility of configuring the presence or absence of certain events in each climate. In The Sims 4 game options, you can choose the duration of each season - 7, 14 or 28 days -, rains, storms, snow and blizzards. If you do not want Sims to suffer from temperature effects, uncheck the box in this menu.
You can set weather events in The Sims 4 Seasons options
Want more options? So refresh the summer or warm the winter using Dr. Juninho's "Climate Control Device." The machine is available in the shopping session under "Outdoor Activities" for 1, 500 Simoleons and can cause a weather change in any season.
Not satisfied with the temperature? Then use the Weather Control Device on The Sims 4 Seasons
The scarecrow is your friend.
Palhares, the scarecrow, is one of the new objects in the Seasons package. In addition to removing unwanted creatures from your harvest, the nice pumpkin head can become a friend and helper. Talk to Palhares to unlock two options, to find seeds in your pocket and gardening tips. Scarecrow will also help with plant care.
Talk to the Scarecrow to unlock seeds and gardening tips on The Sims 4 Seasons
Calm the gnomes
During the Harvest Festival, in the fall, or on another holiday with the "Holiday Gnomes" trait, these little creatures will pay a visit to your Sim. To meet the tradition of the date, find them in the house and use the " the Gnome "and choose one of the options.
Do not leave the angry gnomes on The Sims 4 Seasons
But, be careful because they can still get irritated. If that happens, it's no use trying to ask for forgiveness. Use the building tool to sell the nervous gnomes using the "Delete" button. Otherwise, they will destroy furniture from your home.
Add holidays and events
Holidays and special events are the highlight of The Sims 4 Seasons. In the calendar menu, next to the Sim's mobile icon, are all information about the days of the week, holidays, and birthdays of other Sim - including the date of your own character.
In The Sims 4 Seasons, you can add or edit holidays with special traditions and decorations
You can view, edit, or create a new holiday in the neighborhood. Each date can have a specific decoration theme and up to five traditions, which are activities that Sims can - or do not - do during the event.
Try a new career
The Estações expansion brings the new career of Gardener (a) with two specializations, Botanic (a) and Floral Designer. The function has a more autonomous style, like the professions of Life in the City, where the Sim must complete activities to gain experience and to advance of level. With the To Work package, Sim can still set up a flower shop.
Experience the new career of Gardener in The Sims 4 Seasons
At the store, Sim can sell bouquets of flowers thanks to the new Flower Arrangement skill. Use the "Violet Array Creation Workbench is Blue" to train and make the objects. In addition to selling, Sim can gift other people with flowers, which have special perfumes.
The new Flower Arrangement ability allows Sims to create bouquets with perfumes in The Sims 4 Seasons
Beware of temperature
With the seasons, new dangers can threaten the life of the Sims. Take extra care with the heat waves and the very low temperatures, as they can die of sunshine or frozen. Stay indoors in the storms so as not to be struck by lightning. Check the temperature every day and wear appropriate suits for each weather.
Watch out for the high temperatures because the lethal heat can kill the Sims in The Sims 4 Seasons
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