This patch was the last update to The Sims 2 game series.
Instructions: Save the file to disk and then run it to install the patch. Please make sure you have your game CDs available during patch installation.
- Neighborhood decoration alleys no longer get inappropriately covered in snow.
- The "Sleek and Secure" fence model now appears complete in all states
- The Elegant Rails railing no longer clips through the post when placed diagonally.
- The Butler no longer calls the fire department if there is a fire outside during a thunder storm.
- A friend that was brought home from work after certain hobby chance cards will only be brought home once instead of every day.
- Being friends with the iconic hobbyist corresponding to the Show Biz, Athletic, Natural Science or Gaming career now reduces the friend requirement for promotions by two instead of one.
- Elders no longer receive Lifetime Wants to reach the top of any career.
- Social Groups now generate significantly less NPCs
- "Super Savory Snack Machine" by Chewie-Louie Factory and "Kooler Than Ice" Soda Machine by Freezer Time Industries both now have the "Show item" interaction to customers when they are marked for sale with The Sims 2: Open for Business installed.
- Bills will now autonomously be brought into Sim's apartments.
- Cats can now scratch Serenity by Kai Dai and Globulous Wonder by Anne Nuit sculptures.
- Cats and dogs can now chew and scratch Industrious Divinity Dining Chair, Heavy Metal Chair by You Got Muscle and Eloquent Divinity Dining Chairs.
- Pets can no longer destroy the following objects that are out of their reach: Vim's Ventilation Small Wall Vent, Vim's Ventilation Large Wall Vent, Transversal by Joi Structure, and Vim's Ventilation Wall Section with Elbow.
- Error no longer occurs when a PlantSim attempts to clean "Olde Tyme Toilette" and "Little Footprint Toilet" by "Sleek Sensations".
- Sims will now finish eating gyros.
- "SuperTower", "Hey Hey It's the Monkey Bars" and "SlidenFraude" (from Go Play!) can now be repossessed by the Repo man.
- Single servings of salmon no longer display flashing blue textures.
- Witches no longer have the option to use the "Materialize" spell in other vacant or occupied hotel rooms.
- The option to greet an invited Sim is now available before they ring the doorbell.
- Rugs on foundations now disappear correctly when burnt.
- "Try for Baby" interaction is no longer available in walk-in closets when the household has reached the family member limit.
- Neighbors are no longer cloned when resurrected while their old apartment is still vacant.
- Neighborhood Nanny will no longer be considered a nanny if he/she joins the Sims family.
- The fire fighter no longer automatically arrives if there is a fire outside during a thunder storm
- Pregnant Sims will now leave a neighbor's apartment before having a baby.
- Genie lamp can now be picked up in Buy Mode on apartments.
- Closet WooHoo animation will now fail properly if one partner is occupied with another activity such as reading a book
- Child Sims interactions are now available after joining another Sim on playground equipment.
- Study topics interaction no longer autonomously cancels unless Sims hunger or bladder motives are low.
- Dynasty Dresser 2 now has design modes available.
- You Got Feets Bathtub value is now consistent with other tubs in its class.
- Write Restaurant Guide option is now available on computers in apartment lots.
- Neighborhood Decoration Building (Tall Circular version) thumbnail now matches the building being placed.
- Various objects from previous Expansion and Stuff packs can now be placed on shelves.
- "Dream Date" reward objects can now be picked up in Buy mode on Apartment lots.
- Error no longer occurs when a Sim tries to Get Mail on an apartment mailbox with a Date Coupon inside.
- Reward objects can now be picked up in Buy mode on Apartment lots.
- Stepping stool is now visible when a child Sim Stargazes through a telescope.
- The Butler will now remain in the apartment with a toddler until his/her parents return home.
- Endless Winding Staircase no longer blocks other spiral stairs from being built directly above the first one placed.
- Elder Sims now have the option to watch TV while lounging in a couch.
- Cooking skill no longer goes down once a family is moved onto the same apartment lot as another Sim.
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