Turn-based strategy with RPG elements meets football! It’s a game for those who enjoy any combo of turn-based mechanics, team development, tycoon-style games and football. It is inspired more by the likes of JRPGs, Civilization, and XCOM rather than by Football Manager.
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Very Positive (17) - 82% of the 17 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (869) - 91% of the 869 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 1, 2015

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We went to the Early Access when the game wasn't polished enough. For the last year, we improved Football Tactics significantly thankfully to the players' active participation and feedback. Now, when the game is finished, the Early Access serves as a message that we didn't stop. We continue adding new features to the game with the help of the players' feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game is complete, but we decided to continue adding new features. So we are going to stay in the Early Access while we are adding new nice features.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“For the time the game has been in the Early Access, we implemented all features we planned. But we are going to add even more features: statistics, new tactical elements, new managing mechanics, and other interesting features.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is already complete. It contains Campaign mode, club management, achievements, trading cards, modifications support, good graphics, detailed Face Editor, and turn-based matches. But we are going to continue improving it.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price will increase as we add new major updates and after the final release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Thankfully to our community, Football Tactics already became much better. Players wrote their suggestions, and we heard them. Players proposed help, and we took it. Players even helped us to translate the game to few additional languages. With your help we want to make Football Tactics even better.”
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September 22

Even more achievements

The next update will be so big, that we decided to add to it the new achievements increasing their amount from 53 to 70.

Most of the new achievements will be given for using the new features which appear in the next update.

For example, there will be easy ones like for learning the specialization branches. By the way, we updated the design of the screen where you will develop the players:

On this screen, the footballer or the whole club earn a one-time bonus for learning all the abilities form one branch.

The harder achievements will be given for using the new tactical elements like False Kick, Break in from the flank, a Header after the Cross etc.

Also, there will be the achievements which require a special approach to the team building. In one case, you will have to win a match with the team of universal players. In another case - you will have to use only players with the special classes.

I saw that some players upload screenshots where they won 3 trophies in one season: National Cup, Premier League, and European Cup. Like this one http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1089788085

So, we decided to give the achievement for such a great season. And the same for Hard mode.

The achievements are already released on Steam for the testing in beta. Unfortunately, meanwhile, they are only in Russian. But we will translate them in one week.

Btw, I have an easy question for the football lovers. How will be named the achievement the picture of which is placed in the lower row, fourth from the left? ;)
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September 15

Collections of the modifications

We can’t wait to show you the next huge update. But we won’t do it until it’s polished.

Meanwhile, I want to tell you about modifications.

Steam Workshop allows creating mod collections. If you want to remember all mods you like or select the mods by some criteria, you can create a new collection and save there all needed mods.

Just go to the Collections screen and press “Create Collection:”

Now, press the button “Add to Collection” under any mod you like:

However, collections not only help you to save the mods you like. They have one important feature - you can share your collections.

One of our players, @Nexxus Drako, shared his wonderful collection which contains the best mods of every country allowed in Football Tactics: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=954423609

The mods contain real club names, real club emblems, real kits.

Subscribe to every of these mods. start a new campaign and enable the mods into the game. After that, you will be able to play with real teams. And when you reach continental cups, you will meet the real teams from other countries.

To subscribe to the mod, press the green plus:

To enable the mod in the game, at the start of a new campaign select the modification instead of the default league. The default leagues are marked with white color, and the modifications are marked with green color.
You can also click the button “Assign to all”. After that, the game will select a modification for every league there is a mod subscribed.

Play, have fun and don’t forget to write a Steam review. Because it allows our game to be more visible on Steam. And the more players purchase the game, the more possibilities we have to continue improving it.
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“Football Tactics is the most captivating indie PC game I have played. In addition to the strategic gameplay and management aspects, the fact that games play out quickly helped keep me going “just one more turn.” In that way, it is very much like bigger strategy titles, like the aforementioned Civilization series. Plus, it is polished and charmingly animated, with easy to read menus and a very helpful tutorial.”
Operation Sports

“Think Heroes of Might and Magic but with footballers instead of griffins...”
9/10 – The Pixel Empire

“I am not FIFA fan, I don't even like football. But the way developers made the game totally won me over”

About This Game

There are many games based around 'development': you can develop your country, a theme park, a video game company, pizzeria, alchemy shop and so on. But there has NEVER been a strategy game based on developing your football club!

Sure, there are hardcore football simulators, but it's difficult to play them and, even more importantly, they don't give you enough feedback to assess the accuracy and wisdom' of your decisions.

Football Tactics is a game about a coach who no-one believes in. So to prove them wrong, he takes an amateur club and attempts to raise it to the pinnacle of world football! Playing the role of this coach, you start out with an old stadium which has just a single bench for your fans.Your goal is for your team to become so successful that you will ultimately transform this worthless bench into an arena with 80 000 seats by which time your club will have won all the major prestigious trophies in world football!

You play matches by utilizing the unique, turn-based mechanics, at the same time developing your club to its highest potential. Your decisions concerning team development affect the match results so choose wisely because your results, in turn, affect the strategic development of your club.

  • TURN-BASED MATCHES - Unique turn-based system allows to use your strong sides against tactical mistakes of an opponent
  • CAMPAIGN - Make your way from Amateur to Premier League, play in the Cup matches, buy and train your footballers, improve your club
  • SKILLS SYSTEM - Experiment with skills and talents to build unique team
  • ULTIMATE FACE EDITOR - The editor allows you to edit any face in your team, and modders can add their favorite players to their mods
  • SMOOTH ANIMATIONS - Footballers move like in real football with smooth and realistic animations
  • CLUB'S UPGRADES - Upgrade your stadium, invest in the young footballers and hire coaches to make your club stronger
  • MODS SUPPORT - Create your own leagues or play the leagues created by other players
  • ONLINE MODE - Call your friends and create a playoff tournament. Who is the best tactician among you?
  • HOT SEAT - Choose a favourite national club and play against a friend on one PC
  • TWITCH SUPPORT - The viewers can interact with the Twitch streamers

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shaders 3.0, minimal resolution 1024 x 768, recommended dedicated graphics card with 512 MB of RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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