The Sims 4 wedding ceremony themed Recreation Pack will not be releases in Russia resulting from its homosexual propaganda legal guidelines.
The Russian authorities handed a regulation in 2013 that supposedly protects youngsters from gay content material, stating it contradicts conventional household values.
EA and Maxis are launching the marriage enlargement on seventeenth February, which features a same-sex marriage storyline – as proven within the trailer. Somewhat than water down that content material for the Russian market, they’ve caught to their values and determined to not launch the sport there.
In a statement, the Sims Staff stated: “Through the years, you’ve got delighted us with the methods your Sims have discovered love and celebrated that love via weddings in our base recreation. You’ve got additionally shared with us your eagerness to stroll down the aisle, have your Sims take their seats and shed a tear of pleasure as you made a lifelong dedication.”
The enlargement will comply with the wedding storyline of two ladies, Dom and Cam.
“Their love story displays the lived experiences of so many members of our group and group.
“As we moved via our improvement and model storytelling course of, we turned conscious that the best way we needed to inform Cam and Dom’s story wouldn’t be one thing we might freely share around the globe.
“The power to inform tales – any story – is on the core of what we do at The Sims. Holding again Cam and Dom’s story meant compromising the values we dwell by. We’re dedicated to the liberty to be who you might be, to like who you’re keen on and inform the tales you need to inform.
“We’re steadfast in upholding that dedication by shining a lightweight on and celebrating tales like Dom and Cam’s, so we have now made the choice to forgo the discharge of ‘My Marriage ceremony Tales’ the place our storytelling can be topic to adjustments due to federal legal guidelines.”
The enlargement will give gamers the instruments to create wedding ceremony storylines, from proposal, via Hen and Stag nights, to the marriage ceremony itself. You may as well take your Sims on honeymoon.
An extra take a look at the enlargement is due on the EA Twitch and YouTube channels on eleventh February at 6pm within the UK/10am PT.