The Sims removes gender-specific character restrictions

EA’s popular life simulation game bins binary male and female categories for bodies, hair and clothes, in line with progressive stance on same-sex relationships

The Sims, EA’s popular lifestyle simulation game, has removed binary gender categories for clothes, hairstyles, accessories and physical characteristics – such as voice pitch – in its customisation options for characters.

A blogpost from Maxis, the EA subsidiary that makes the game, announced the changes and focused on the game’s history of LGBT support and the freedom it wanted to offer players.

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