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[NEEDS INPUT] Sims don't change out of situational outfit

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[NEEDS INPUT] Sims don't change out of situational outfit

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:Mac
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 1.53.115.1220
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Get Famous, Seasons, Cats and Dogs, City Living, Get Together, Get To Work, Vampires, Laundry Day, Vintage Glamour Stuff, Kids Room Stuff, Spook Stuff, Cool Kitchen Stuff
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Change a Sim's clothes and see if they change into something else autonomously when it's not a situational event.
What happens when the bug occurs? Whatever the last outfit they put on is, they will stay in forever unless a situational event like a party occurs or I tell them to change.
What do you expect to see? If the weather is hot when they go out, put on their hot weather wear. If it's cold, change into cold weather wear. When they come in from outside, to change into every day wear. If they've been swimming, then go to a bar, I expect them to change out of their suit into regular clothes. etc.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Yes
Please describe the patch or change you made. I installed the July patch.

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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

Hero
@LadyGray01 Is this true for ALL your Sims or only certain ones ?

There are a lot of issues with clothing and currently there's separate thread for a lot of situations.

Also are you talking about your Sims or NPCs or both ?

There's one thread for coming inside: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/TO-ADD-S-Sims-won-t-change-clothes-according-weather-coming-in...

Basically, there's bugs and there's outfit changes that are by design or have always happened.

They should change

- When going to work
- Going outside in heatwave or when it's cold
- After taking a shower
- When going to bed.
- Certain situations that require special outfit (which seems to be working in your case)

They have never really changed clothing after swimming. I can't say if that's a bug or not but I do think it's not cause of a recent change that was done to teens when going to school when they are in swim wear before.

Are you saying, that they don't change for you in any of the above mentioned situations ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

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It’s most Sims, but not all oddly. I tested a few families and some of the Sims changed when they went out in a heatwave, to work, or after showers, but others were still walking around in whatever outfit I put them in to test it. I had a costume party, and my Sims and several townies I invited are still walking around in costumes days later. 

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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

Hero
@LadyGray01 Your active Sims or Sims you play rotationally ? (that's also a known issue).

Can you change your active ones to a non-situational outfit and then they work normal again ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Normally I play one family. I went around the neighborhood and tested other families to be able to answer your questions. 

I just tested what you specifically asked. My Sims will wear situational outfits forever if I let them. But, if I make them change back into everyday, they will indeed then change clothes on their own when appropriate (until they put on another situational outfit). And I noticed that NPC's that I've never played or invited to parties, always change when appropriate. 

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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

Hero
@LadyGray01 So basically the bug is that they don't change out of their situational outfits on their own anymore. This is mainly covered in here: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/NEEDS-SAVES-Weird-situational-outfits-on-NPCs-Mainly-Hats/m-p/... but it might make sense to have a separate thread for it.

I might merge this.

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

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Same for me they will not change clothes at all automatically. I even deleted cache files, took out mods, etc. nothing. 

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Re: Sims don't change clothes any more

Hero
@Misfitpanda25 Are they also situational outfits ? Did you try the suggestion above ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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