The Sims 4 Update Today: New PS4, Xbox and PC download adds 100 skin tones and more customization tools

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EA has treated us to a huge new Sims update, and it's 24 hours early!

All the focus is on your appearance, with your Sim set to look better than ever thanks to wholesale changes.


Free Update Lands

There is a lot to go over, but the best news, it's free!


The update is available to all Sims 4 players now and here is everything you need to know.

100+ Skin Tones & Customisation Controls

EA have been working hard on updates to skin tones within the Sims in recent months, and now they've dropped their biggest update yet.

There are 100 new skin tones within the Sims 4, as EA aim to increase the diversity and realism within their famed title.


There is also a new range of customization tools for your skin tones. From Cool to Warm to Neutral, you can pick whichever suits your Sims needs.

New Controls & Hairstyles

Speaking of customisation tools, there is also a new range of controls that have been implemented in order to ensure your Sim is looking more lifelike than ever.

A new slider has been added into the customisation controls so that you can fine-tune your Sim to your exact preference.


Three base game hairstyles have also been added.

Makeup Details

The sliders don't end there though, as a range of new sliders has been added to the makeup side of your customisation.

You will be able to fine-tune the following makeup details:

  • Hue
  • Opacity
  • Saturation
  • Brightness

Whether it be your eye shadow or your lipstick, you can have it looking better than ever thanks to this new update.