Fix Sims 4 Crashing After New Infant Update

Prasiddh Thakkar
Prasiddh Thakkar

The new Sims 4 update “Infant” is here. EA and Maxis have just launched a new update for the Sims 4 that offers a new set of Infant Objects in Build Mode and some other additions such as Science Babies and Pie Menu Updates. If you have “Automatic Updates” enabled, it will get it automatically. However, you can also download this latest version by checking for updates through the EA App as well as Origin. But unfortunately, many players experience crashing issues right after the new Infant update. If you are also experiencing the same issue and want to get rid of it, stick to this guide and learn how to fix Sims 4 crashing after the new Infant update.

How to Fix Sims 4 Crashing After New Infant Update

According to reports, the game constantly crashes after the new update, and players are unable to play the game for more than 2 minutes without crashing. Thankfully, there are a few potential solutions you can try to fix this problem.

1. The vest first method we suggest is to disable the mods you have installed for this game. Usually, the mods corrupt the game files and so it is advisable to disable them and check if you are still experiencing the crashing issue.

2. The next and classic method is to repair the game files. Any corrupted or missing game files can also cause the crashing issue for Sims 4. Here is how you can do it:

– For Steam: Go to Steam Library >> Right-click on Sims 4 >> Properties >> Local Files >> Verify integrity of game files.

– For Epic: Launch the Epic >> Library >> click on 3 horizontal dots >> Lastly click on Verify option.

– For EA App: Launch EA app >> My Collection >> Click on the 3 horizontal dots >> Select Repair 

Once the repairing process is done, relaunch the game and the crashing issue should be fixed.

3. Updating your drivers to the latest version should be your next move to eliminate the Sims 4 crashing issue after the new Infant update. To update manually, go to the official site of the manufacturer of your drivers such as NVIDIA or AMD, and get the latest version from there.

4. Many players have resolved this problem simply by running the game as administrator, so it might work for you too. For this: Go to the location where your game files are installed on your PC and right-click on the exe file. Select the Properties option and then select the “Compatibility” tab, next check the box “Run this as administrator” and then hit “Apply.”

5. After trying all these tricks, if the crashing issue persists, the last resort we recommend is to uninstall the game completely and then reinstall Sims 4. This will make sure to fix any missing, damaged, or corrupted game files and it will remove the cache files.

With that said, here we conclude our guide on how to fix Sims 4 crashing after the new Infant update.

Read next: How to fix Sims 4 kicking out issue.

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