Thanks all for the info, really appreciated You're all running pretty low spec. Macs so it's not unreasonable to expect the graphics to be sub-par on older integrated Intel chips. As the game has more content added and technology advances older hardware struggles to keep up. However, this may be a fixable bug so this bug forum is definitely the right place for your posts.
November - last edited November
I'm not running any antivirus. Tried to repair the game and it did nothing. I do use CC and Mods but I took them out and it didn't make a difference. There's a constant flickering but also my game keeps crashing. I messed around with the graphics and the only thing that seems to help is turning the edge smoothing off but then the game looks super bad. Game worked fine with all settings on high before the update.
My mid-2015 MacBook Pro is having lighting issues in game, and the game has crashed my laptop twice. My laptop has never crashed before. I'm not sure if this is the same issue or not.
I’m a Mac user and a mod/cc user in the Sims4. My game updated with the newest patch on Nov. 12th. When I opened my game my latest save was crazy glitchy. It was blinking and the screen was shifting and jumping and in the upper right corner would flash this rainbow prism that would get randomly get bigger and smaller. I took out all my mods and cc and opened a new save and the glitching would still continue, but a lot less severely. Even with my game running without mods or cc, and even after repairing the game and restoring it to factory settings and setting my game options to the lowest graphics quality, my games screen is still glitching and doing really weird things with the UI after running it for a little while.
I’m playing on a MacBook Pro OS Sierra Version 10.12.6 (13 inch, mid 2012). A 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 Processor. 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Memory. Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB
I don’t know what to do next in hopes of getting my game back to normal. Please help!!
I have the exact same problem. My game also ran smoothly on my 2013 Mac with the highest graphic settings. But I reset my computer, deleted everything, and reinstalled OS Catalina and now the game screen glitches a lot and it only happens when I turn on Edge Smoothing to any setting, you can hardly read the text when it's on.
I have the same issue with edge smoothing not working. Never had any issues with it before I don't see much difference at all when I switch between low, medium or high. It just looks awful. My game also crashes way more often than before. So annoying. I don't even want to play anymore. And I won't buy a new macbook after 4 years since it works perfectly in all other ways.
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