However, the latest stomach-churning faux pas is sure to spark some pretty awkward family conversation.
Sims 4 players recently reported that after the game’s free update on July 26, which added new features such as hairs and new desires and fears, some characters in the game are now looking for dates. you with their own family members, Kotaku reported.
Players on Reddit and others platforms started frantically sharing horrible screenshot through social media, calling out the inappropriate incestuous desires that make the mother, brother, and sister characters lust after each other.
The bizarre glitch can also rapidly age your characters into the next phase of their lives after just a few minutes of gameplay.
“I opened a house and played for about 10 minutes and when I got back to my house everyone got older. The kids are teenagers and the young adults are almost elders,” one player reported on the Sims Community Website.
Last week, a representative of the decades-old video game series released by Electronic Arts released a statement about the unexpected bugs on the official website. The Sims Twitter Account.
“Hey Simmers! We are currently investigating cases involving auto aging of Sims in saves using the short or long lifespan. We recommend that you temporarily play or create new saves with the default lifespan/” normal” as we work toward a solution,” the statement read.
A quality designer from The Sims 4 Live Operations team who passes by SimGuruNick also followed up on Twitter about the unintended side effects, writing, “Just wanted to acknowledge that wanting to date a family member is something we know, we’ve bred, we’re working on it.”
“We are looking to get it fixed as soon as possible, thanks for all the bug reports, we appreciate that,” he added.
One of the latest updates to the popular game also added the ability for players to choose your pronounsincluding they, she/her or he/him.
HuffPost has reached out to Electronic Arts for further comment.