When is the Sims 4 Infant update release time?

An infant interacting with a playmat
Credit: Electronic Arts

An infant interacting with a playmat
Credit: Electronic Arts

After an excruciatingly long wait, The Sims 4 Infant update release time is almost upon us! This update has come to fruition amongst a smattering of other big news for the game which includes the new expansion pack, The Sims 4: Growing Together, a pack that complements this new game update beautifully.

Stay tuned for all details on the update’s release time, and how to download it so that you can start expanding your Sims' stories with this brand new life stage as soon as possible!

For more on the game, read up on everything we know about The Sims 4 Infant update. We've also got a hub on the Growing Together pack, alongside the latest Sims 5 news.

When is the the Sims 4 Infant update release time?

The Sims 4 Infant update will release on March 14, 2023 at 10 AM PST, 1 PM EST, and 5 PM GMT. Many simmers are brimming with excitement at the prospect of finally being able to access all the fresh gameplay features that have been showed off for the past few months. Make sure to prep your game for the update itself, following The Sims team's recommended guidelines, seen in this Twitter thread here:

It reminds players to remove any downloaded custom content, as there is a likelihood of the update interfering this.

To make sure that mods are disabled before the update, launch the game and click on Options from the main menu. Under Game Options, there is a tab labelled Other, which should give the player an option to disable custom content. Simply turn off the option that states ‘Enable Custom Content and Mods’. The Sims team also provide instructions on how to back up save files before the update releases within the thread.

How to download the Sims 4 Infant update

Luckily for players, accessing updates for The Sims 4 is relatively easy, as the game regularly releases patches for the game and does occasional drops of new items.

Once opened, Origin should inform you that an update is available, in which you can choose to update, and the download will begin immediately. If this doesn’t happen, or the update doesn’t begin downloading itself, not to worry! Go to the tab on Origin labelled My Game Library and hover over The Sims 4. Right click on the game itself and there should be an option titled Update Game.

It's as easy as that! Time to welcome infants into the world of The Sims 4. For more details on the hit game, read up on how to change a baby's name in The Sims 4.

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