The Sims 4 is a life simulation game.
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Pro Emotions mechanic gives a feeling of realism
Emotions replaces the old system of traits. Using emotions to regulate how sims behave does feel more natural to a way a person would behave making for a more realistic feeling simulation. This allows the player to feel more immersed in the game.
Pro Multiple active tasks in queue
Unlike previous versions, The Sims 4 allows for multiple active tasks to be performed from the queue at the same time as long as they are physically possible.
Pro Tone of silliness easy to manage
Depending on the players choices tone may be set to a degree. So players wanting a less silly story to their game may do so by making rational choices during the game.
Pro Customizable maps
Users can change plots on the map to build different kinds of building such as cafes. Giving the player more depth and customization options to their world creates a more enveloped playing experience.
Pro Build tools, best in the series
The Sims 4 offers the best build tools in the series making it even easier to design and furnish their homes.
Pro Easy cloud sharing
A new feature, cloud sharing is very useful for those that like to share their designs or download other players. From other sims to house patterns and layouts all can be shared or downloaded for use in game.
Con Missing features that were in previous versions
The Sims 4 is missing a lot of features and options that were in previous version making the title feel unfinished or rushed. Of course it all could be a ploy to sell these features to the consumer at a later date basically making the users pay for the games content piecemeal.
Con Too many loading screens
There are way too many jarring loading screens when trying to navigate The Sims 4 small world.
Characters can sometimes clip each other when trying to navigate the same path, which results in a loss of immersion for the player and shows a laziness of design.