The Sims 4 Last Exception Error: How to Fix
the dreaded The Sims 4 The “Last Exception” pop-up has plagued gamers for years. Usually the result of The Sims 4 personalized content, the error can be difficult to manage. For tips on resolving the “last exception” error, read here.
The Sims 4 Last Exception Error: 50/50 Method
As explained above, the error usually occurs when launching new extensions. Custom content and mods sometimes conflict with new official updates, resulting in the “last exception” error message. To get rid of the message, you will need to identify which mod is outdated and should be removed from your mods folder.
A common way to do this is the 50/50 method. It’s a daunting but necessary task that involves deleting half of your mods (remember to back them up first). Then launch the game to see if the error persists.
If so, you know that the mods you removed are probably not the cause of the problem. Again, half of the remaining mods in your folder and repeat the process until you zero in on the problematic mod.
- Check out our guide to the best The Sims 4 trait mods, for more in-game traits that expand gameplay and give your sims more personality.
The Sims 4: Last Exceptional Module
Although the 50/50 method has proven itself, it is a long and tedious process. Modders have come to the rescue by creating a shortcut for this in the form of TwistedMexi’s “Better Exceptions” mod.
The mod basically flags faulty mods and custom content in-game, so you can identify issues instantly.
To download the mod go to TwistedMexi’s blog page here.
- TwistedMexi also created the popular Sims 4 TOOL Mod, which is used to place objects outside the bounds of the lot, read here for more details.