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Patch 1.14.11 / 2.9.10 / 3.5.8 / 4.2.32

Known (New) Issues

This patch causes the following issues:

  • After patching Ambitions (with all of the EPs and SPs), the launcher will prompt you to update your base game. But the launcher version reads
  • bug 2 [needs sources, known workarounds if available and patch version that subsequently fixes it]

Release Date and version numbers

This patch released on Jul 08, 2010 updates

  • The Sims 3 base game to version 1.14.11,
  • World Adventures Expansion Pack to version 2.9.10,
  • High End Loft Stuff Pack to version 3.5.8, and
  • Ambitions Expansion Pack to version 4.2.32

Patch Notes

This game update includes:

  • Dead relatives will no longer appear alive in your Sims’ family trees while traveling to Egypt, China, or France
  • Sketches your Sims create using the Drafting Table are now valued properly based on your Sim’s Painting Skill Level and related Profession Level
  • Sims will no longer walk on water to view paintings placed on swimming pool walls
  • Fixed an “Error 13” issue caused by saving the game immediately before having your Sim give another Sim a makeover
  • Ghost Hunter Sims can no longer “Show Off Banshee Banisher” to child Sims
  • Fixed issue that prevented players from Changing Active Household while in Edit Town mode
  • Fixed issue that prevented Sims from fishing when certain seeds were in the Sim’s personal inventory
  • Optimized memory usage when deleting lots via Edit Town mode
  • Optimized memory usage for complex Sim homes created with Buy Mode
  • Sims will now exit the police station when doing the “Do Low Level Police Work” interaction when they are sufficiently stressed
  • The game will no longer temporarily freeze when routing on and off home lots placed by players using the World Editor in Edit Town
  • Sculptures on the Sculpting Station will no longer lose functionality when cancelling a drag interaction while in Buy Mode
  • The Styling Station will no longer lose functionality when going to the Main Menu while performing a makeover on a Sim
  • Kleptomaniac Sims are no longer able to steal the holes created by the Miner invention
  • Users are no longer able to place lots on top of the sidewalks when using the World Editor while in Edit Town
  • Sculptures completed by Sims will now function properly when players complete them at the sculpting station, then save and load the game.
  • Fire Engines will now maintain all functionality after Sims drive them in Egypt, China, or France
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Private Investigator Sims from completing cases with certain case steps
  • Sims in the Firefighter and Ghost Hunter careers can now continue their careers after the household has been saved to the Library, then placed back into the neighborhood
  • Fixed an issue that caused Sims to become invisible upon loading a saved game
  • The “Possession is 9/10 of the Law” Lifetime Wish now requires your Sim steal items worth the appropriate number of Simoleons before being completed
  • Junkyards can no longer be purchased as Real Estate properties
  • Content from The Sims 3 that is uploaded via The Sims 3 Ambitions version of the Launcher now functions appropriately
  • Fixed an animation pop from the “Start Collecting!” interaction with the Harvester invention (63294)
  • An upgraded Fire Extinguisher will now remain upgraded upon saving, closing, and loading the save file
  • Fixed an issue that caused household members to disappear upon reloading a save file
  • The “Intrigued by Great Lecture” moodlet now has an icon
  • Neighborhood Sims that are not in the currently active household will now properly quit playing with the Sim Gnubb set
  • Sims that catch on fire from the Invention Workstation can now have the fire put out when the firefighters are called
  • Fixed an issue that caused Sim relationships to break when traveling to Egypt, China, or France
  • The magical laundry bear Abracadabra will no longer block Sims from moving after disappearing
  • Fixed a crash caused by setting the alarm for Self-Employed Sims
  • Create-a-World will now work properly once The Sims 3 Ambitions is installed
  • Small and Medium digital picture frames no longer float in the air after loading a save game
  • Sims will no longer cheer at City Hall forever when switching active households after a celebration
  • Holes created by the Miner invention can no longer be detonated or salvaged by inventors
  • Magical gnomes from Ambitions will now behavior appropriately
  • Fixed an issue that caused Sims to have broken or inappropriate hair styles after aging up
  • Inventions sold at the consignment store will now count towards a Self-Employed Inventor Sim’s promotion
  • Sim animations will no longer break when the “Offer Tattoo to…” interaction is used

Mac Only:

  • Fixed an issue where text strings were broken in the Czech version of the Launcher
  • Fixed a launcher crash for the Mac Digital Download
  • Fixed several issues where icons were not properly lit in the Launcher
  • Fixed an issue to prevent a crash when users place a lot in World Editor mode via Edit Town

Patch notes copied from Official site

Direct downloads

The executable files are located in the Archives.

Create a World Tool Beta

Release Date and version numbers

A new beta file was released to be compatible with this patch series. You have to uninstall the older version, download a new version from here and install this one.

  • The Create a World Tool (Beta) is now at version 1.9.14.