“Are you ready for your new knitting obsession”, EA asks, realizing full properly it’s the top of summer time. Nevertheless, the following The Sims 4‘s stuff pack is, indeed, Nifty Knitting – adding a full wool wash worth of knitted goods for your Sims to weave, wear, and (eventually) monetise, all from the comfort of their sturdy rocking chair come July 28th. Just, maybe stick to knitted vests instead of sweaters, aye? It’s nonetheless sweltering out.
EA introduced the brand new pack with a brand new trailer – a tragedy, actually, following the unhappy story of a person who loses himself down a spiral of self-obsessed knitwork that alienates himself from his household, his work and, ultimately, himself. An actual tear-jerker.
As per the official Nifty Knitting page, this month’s Stuff Pack permits you to decide up a yarn basket and begin crafting all method of hats, scarves, and family doodads. As your Sim improves, they’ll have the ability to begin crafting extra complicated items for his or her family and friends. Patterned rugs, embroidered wall hangings, plush animals and, as sharp-eyed readers will observe, that pleasant Yarny feller off the Unravel games.
Of course, in our capitalist hell actuality, what good is a pastime should you can’t revenue off it? Luckily, your Sim can now make an account on Plopsy, an Etsy-styled crafting market that permits you to checklist something you create – or else purchase objects you’re not fairly able to craft your self. Once you’ve positioned an order, why not chill out in a brand new rocking chair. A brand new Reminiscence interplay will remember to bore any pesky, visiting grandchildren you’ve been lumped with for the weekend.
Expect to untangle extra on this pack’s new clothes, decorations, and interactions nearer to The Sims 4: Nifty Knitting’s launch on Steam and Origin on July 28th.