See high school pack have pre order special items. It remain me of cottage living time. I miss it. Honestly Wish for EA sell them like 3$ after 1 years of release the pack so new player could have them too. (Ok I just sour complain due I miss them and no amount money could do with it)
Wish more Recipe/harvestable/woodwork/craftableWish live in businessWish more interactive between sims and activityWish a lot of refresh and Better resize pleaseWish for another colour upgrade swatchWish for pool sliderFix the bug please
As you've already pointed out, it disadvantages new players the most. Even silly little things like cosmetics sting when you fall in love with a game only to find out later that you have forever missed out because you didn't discover it sooner.