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[PS4] Can't edit relationships - Second column blocked

by Rory_McCannabis

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[PS4] Can't edit relationships - Second column blocked

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★★★ Newbie

Product: The Sims 4
Platform:Sony Playstation 4
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? 1.27
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Cats and dogs, seasons, city living, island living, vampires, parenthood, jungle adventure, vintage glamor stuff, spooky stuff, toddler stuff
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Make a household with 6 or more people. Try to edit the relationships of all of them. You will only be able to do the first 4
What happens when the bug occurs? You cant edit the relationships of the people in the column on the right
What do you expect to see? You should be able to get the green highlight to go over to their boxes
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? On console - never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Neutral/Not Sure 

No matter what i do i cant get the green highlight to go over to the right. Made a thread about this titled “edit relationships glitch ps4” and someone else said they had the same problem. 



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Re: Edit relationships ps4

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@Rory_McCannabis Some are co-dependent on other relationship and you can't change them unless you change the others.

So if that Uncle Sim is the brother of Shirley, he becomes the uncle automatically.



Scratch that, Seems its' an issue with the control on PS4

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Changing Sims relationships in Create a sim

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Having an issue with changing relationships after creating more than 4 Sims in a household. 

When in Create a Sim, and editing traits, voice and familial relationships, the little white box pops up where you can change the relationships to from "household member" to "brother" "wife" "sister" etc.

But after creating more than 4 it creates 2 columns of household members and doesn't let me switch to the right side to edit the relationships in the right column. 

Anyone know how to go around this?

*playing on Xbox one for reference*

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Re: Changing Sims relationships in Create a sim

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@LilSpaceAddict I've merged your post with the bug report on this issue. Please click the "Me Too" button at the bottom of the first post of the thread.


If you have a mouse you can plug in to the console, you can use it to set the relationships in the second column, otherwise there is no workaround. The controller doesn't work.

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Re: [PS4] Can't edit relationships - Second column blocked

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Hi have this exact same problem! I noticed you made this post in June, have you managed to find a fix? If so I would love to know how! 😩 it’s so frustrating!! 

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