Interestingly, the game’s NFL, NHL, and MLB equivalents appear open to female Citizens, although we’ve noticed that football doesn’t appear among the available school activities for female characters, while hockey and baseball are replaced by field hockey and softball. You cannot become a golf or tennis pro, and your martial arts training, if applicable, cannot be parlayed into a career as an MMA fighter.
For example, if you have high Smarts, that increases your chances of getting drafted as a basketball Point Guard, a baseball Catcher, a football Quarterback, or a soccer Goalkeeper. Players at these positions mainly serve as on-court or on-field leaders, and it stands to reason that they have should a high in-game IQ, which is why Smarts are so important in the context of the Pro Sports Update.
After choosing which attributes to focus on and doing the usual things you need to do before tapping on Age, you can hit that button and view your numbers for the season. The very first decision you’ll need to make, of course, is whether you’re going to accept your first contract offer, negotiate for a higher salary, or outright reject it.
Alternately, you may have to deal with disparaging coaches who criticize your play, or opponents who let loose with some pretty nasty trash talk. Granted, the cops will be easier to bribe now that you’re a Famous Athlete and the judges will be very, very forgiving as opposed to if you were an average Joe facing similar assault (or even murder) charges.
The Greatness bar can be found on your main athlete menu, and this goes up or down depending on your attributes as a player as well as the Respect you earn or lose by doing good or bad things on and off the court. You can still star in them, you can appear in sexy photo-ops, you can write autobiographies, and you can endorse everything from sportswear to scorpion lollipops in the various in-game social media platforms.
This would usually happen if you’ve proven to be too much trouble, typically as a result of frequent on-court issues, off-court legal problems, or if you chose to do a Lateral Farewell and attacked your coach for one reason or another. Even if your core attributes won’t seriously decline like your Fitness might, teams will be hesitant to sign someone whose best days are presumably past them, even if the numbers suggest otherwise.
To become a professional athlete, you want to focus on increasing your character’s look and health as early as possible before they reach college. When they become 18, you can choose to change their diet to assist with this, but making sure they hit the gym and go on walks often is an excellent way to keep the health stat high.
Once you graduate, you gain the option to apply for the open draft, and based on your skill, a team will randomly pick you. From there, it’s all about practicing, watching your skill at the position you choose in your sport, potentially being traded to other teams, and working at the professional level.
Maybe you are even frustrated because you cannot steal the flashy cars from the friendly neighborhood dentist. Hence, there are no assistive graphics aside from the emoticons that represent stuff like cars and houses.
This means that you are free to create any head canons about the events that happen to your character! The game is not a slog that will require you to grind until you can afford in-game stuff.
Just like in real life, you can succeed in real-life if you invest your money right. We’re taking that back because if the in-game economy suffers, chances are high that you will lose your job.
If fate decides so, you can also be an average child whose life story is not worthy of an award. In Billie, you can hang out with friends, pets, and family to boost your mood and relationship with them.
You can also do various interactions with them to damage your relationships, so feel free to become the most hated person in town. Just like in real life, you can utilize the law to mess up with people or to get back to those who wronged you.
Players can now train and become professional athletes and be paid to play the sports they love. However, much like real life, the path to becoming a professional athlete is a long and arduous road, so you’ll need to be prepared.
Most of the professional sports teams in the Billie League are based in the US, so for the easiest time just start in the US. To become a professional athlete, you need to start conditioning your body early on in your life.
Age up until you hit 8 years old, at which point you can start taking martial arts classes and go for walks. Choose one martial art and then repeatedly take the classes over and over again until you stop moving up in belt colors.
Do all of these activities once every year for the best chance at giving your character a high athleticism stat, which is hidden until you try out for a team. When the game prompts you to join a club/team, it’ll finally reveal your athleticism stat.
Try to join a team as soon as you start your first year in high school, as this will give you the most time to grow. Make sure to keep working on your body and also go into your Education menu and go to your activities to find your sport.
You will be promoted to team captain if your performance is high, which looks wonderful on your professional athlete resume. Once you graduate high school, you have two choices: you can either directly apply a professional sports team (which almost always end in failure) or you can hope that you get drafted, which is more likely to happen.
The higher team position you were in by the time you graduate from college, the better your chance of getting drafted. When you finally make the team, you will unlock the fame section of your stats as if you became famous through any other means.
This means you’ll need to go on walks, hit the gym, go on a diet, and all that healthy good stuff. If you’re not performing well you risk getting kicked off the team, and you definitely don’t want to happen considering how tough it is to even make it this far.