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The Sims 4

The Sims 4.

  • Current up-to-date version available on Origin

Application Details:

Version: Origin
License: Retail
URL: https://www.ea.com/games/the-s...
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0

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Test Results

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What works

Sims 4 runs flawlessly under WINE.

Everything within the base game, DLCs, and Mods / Custom Content work perfectly. 

What does not

Every once in a while after Sims 4 updates, DLC will stop working.

To fix this issue open "My Games" in origin, right click on Sims 4 and select "Repair Game".  After the game finishes repairing Origin may crash, just click "Restart Origin".  After updating Sims 4 you will need to re-enable Mods / Custom Content in the game settings.

Workarounds

What was not tested

I believe everything was tested

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

If the game crashes on launch, be sure that "Origin In-Game" is disabled in Origin's settings. Origin > Application Settings > Origin In Game > Uncheck "Enable Origin In Game"

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 28 20205.0Yes Yes YesGoldPrivate Entity 
ShowLinux Mint 19.3 "Tricia"Jan 17 20205.0-rc5Yes Yes NoPlatinumHamish McIntyre-Bhatty 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Mar 11 20194.3-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumOwen Earl 
ShowAntergos x86_64Jan 12 20194.0-rc6-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumMike 
ShowUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 11 20184.0-rc1-stagingYes Yes YesGoldRobert Hanke 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
39689 The Sims 4 crashes on start (exception in MSVCRT) UNCONFIRMED View
44041 The Sims 4 instant-aborts claiming Origin doesn't run UNCONFIRMED View

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