Take control of your favourite football team in Football Manager 2017, the most realistic and immersive football management game to date. It’s the closest thing to doing the job for real!
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Release Date: Nov 3, 2016

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December 15, 2016

Update 17.2.0 Released for Football Manager 2017 and Football Manager Touch 2017

We're happy to announce we've released update 17.2.0 for Football Manager 2017 and Football Manager Touch 2017 which is available now to download through Steam.

As always the update is fully save game compatible and if you don't immediately get the update, please exit and restart Steam.

The changelist includes but is not limited to the changes listed below.

As always we ask users to please keep any feedback within the Feedback Thread.

And whilst we've got your attention, everyone at Sports Interactive would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and hope that somewhere between the present opening, food eating and relaxing you get a chance to turn on FM and lead your side to glory!

FOOTBALL MANAGER 2017 -- UPDATE 17.2.0 CHANGE LIST
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STABILITY & PERFORMANCE
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- Fixed rare instances of crash on continue
- Fixed lag when browsing inbox

GAMEPLAY
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- Fixed issue in Austrian leagues which prevented staff in certain roles from being appointed
- Adjusted German players willingness to move clubs
- Fixed issue where players asked to be removed from the transfer list, but were not
- Adjusted payments received for players they had offered out on loan
- Adjusted likelihood of user in charge of an international team being offered club role
- Fixed rare examples of players complaining about being left out of continental squads for rounds they are unavailable for
- Fixed incorrect strings on promise panel related to different context promises to accept bids for players
- Fixed rare contradictory inbox items regarding promises not being met
- Added unhappiness reason to list of players supporting/against a manager in group unhappiness meetings
- Fixed rare example of a player not becoming happy again after playing more following a first team football unhappiness
- Improved AI squad building in salary cap leagues
- Fixed issue where user couldn't postpone game due to large number of international call ups in MLS
- Fixed hotseat issue where holidaying one manager past a match, also continued the other manager past their match
- Fixed issue where user cannot add players/confirm squad for national U23s
- Fixed issue where user is incorrectly asked about facing newly appointed manager
- Fixed various issues with records
- Fixed derby question appearing for non-derbies
- Fixed various odds issues
- Adjusted effect of training intensity on injuries
- Fixed examples of league enforced stadium upgrades going wrong
- Improved Tottenham’s attendances when switching grounds

MATCH AI (v1703)
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- Improved implementation of Inverted Wing Back role
- Fixed shots which were also free kicks not displaying as Set Pieces on chalkboard
- Fixed rare case of match getting stuck after ball is thrown out of play
- Fixed example of a player clearing rather than throwing
- Improved mentality of teams down to 10 players
- Fixed issue where injured players from AI teams sometimes don't get substituted when injured during a goal
- Fixed ball going through ad-hoardings
- Fixed issue with the match incident thinking the pen shootout goal was own goal
- Fixed rare issue with player being treated on side line being used for offside decisions
- Fixed inability to alter closing down setting for certain role/duty combinations
- Improved instance of referee and carded player not facing each other
- Fixed rare instance of dribbling past opponent commentary being used inappropriately
- Fixed instances of player incorrectly being considered to have made a mistake
- Fixed rare instance of inappropriate commentary for a free kick
- Fixed instances of player being considered to have performed a dribble too soon after controlling the ball
- Fixed instance where we would skip to dead time before a red card occurred
- Fixed ghost goal example
- Fixed deflections not being accounted for properly
- Fixed keeper handling and judgement bugs
- Improved outfield player judgement of ball AI
- Made keeper use strongest side for throw outs where possible
- Fixed a handball mistake/chalkboard event being assigned to a goalkeeper who was inside their own area
- Improved distance a player can be offside for a disallowed goal to be deemed "controversial"
- Fixed keeper bug where he could deflect it in same slice as save causing own goal
- Fixed subs being subbed off too early in case of a red card
- Improved instances where Key Passes were not recorded
- Fixed issue with assistant manager not following user's instructions when user holidays match and ticks use formation + use current team when possible

GRAPHICS
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- Improvements to stadium appearances
- Adjusted Grass/Synthetic pitches to appear in same way as standard grass pitches
- Fixed issue with substituted player appearing sat on the field rather than on the bench
- Fixed issue with player who has been subbed on to the field briefly appearing to be wearing tracksuit rather than playing kit
- Fixed issue with players not wearing long sleeve shirts/under layers
- Fixed issue where linesman flag would flash in the centre circle

USER INTERFACE
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- Fixed manager profile reverting to default setup
- Various cosmetic fixes to the light skin
- Fixed issue on conversation history panel which prevented users from scrolling through previous chats
- Fixed issue with match formation widget not updating when players swapped

COMPETITIONS
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- Fixed rare issue where certain leagues wouldn't schedule after season turnover
- Fixed issue with Bulgarian league playoff
- Fixed Chinese league registration rules
- Fixed Home/Away games imbalance after Scottish Premier League split
- Fixed French Ligue 1 prize money
- Fixed loaned in players not being able to play in Swiss Cup
- Fixed issue with regionalisation in Swedish Second Division
- Fixed Betfred Cup prize money
- Fixed Israeli Toto Cup schedule and teams in correct groups
- Correct Belgian clubs now qualify for European competitions
- Improved scheduling for Belgian, Russian and Ukrainian clubs in European competitions
- Fixed issue where we were not taking the strongest line up for Portuguese Cup Competitions

IN GAME EDITOR
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- Fixed issue when editing person who had Manager or Asst Manager attributes
- Fixed issue editing players with fog of war active including changing preferred foot
- Fixed loans not showing in player history

PRE GAME EDITOR
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- Fixed new season not being scheduled when using a valid German lower league Editor file
- Fixed issue verifying advanced rules in languages other than English
- Fixed various crashes and errors on files submitted to us
- Fixed editing nation tax rules
- Fixed some issues with editing club continental rules
- Fixed a few issues to do with kit editing
- Fixed issue where large files could cause a freeze during game set up
- Fixed real results extracting incorrectly
- Fixed crash editing rivalries
- Fixed a few nations which were set up incorrectly in basic rules
- Fixed instances of seasons not scheduling in files submitted to us
- Fixed issue with certain files failing verification checks incorrectly
- Fixed several issues with implementing a salary cap in leagues
- Fixed issue with League Championship Playoff end dates
- Fixed transfer window changes not extracting to the game correctly

NETWORK GAMES
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- Disabled non-admins from being able to remove clients from network games
- Fixed issue whereby users sometimes couldn’t view replays

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FOOTBALL MANAGER TOUCH 2017 -- UPDATE 17.2.0 CHANGE LIST PC/MAC/LINUX
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STABILITY & PERFORMANCE
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- Fixed rare instances of crash on continue
- Prevent 'No Registered Version of FMT 2017' error appearing incorrectly for some users when trying to access Cross-Save on Tablet
- Fixed occasional match divergence when reloading recovery saves on Tablet
- Match Performance Improvements for lower spec iOS devices.
- Improved match stability when using sounds on Tablet devices.

GAMEPLAY
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- Match AI updated to 1703
- Fixes and improvements to various Match Graphics
- Fixed issue in Austrian leagues which prevented staff in certain roles from being appointed
- Adjusted German players willingness to move clubs
- Fixed issue where players asked to be removed from the transfer list, but were not
- Adjusted payments received for players they had offered out on loan
- Adjusted likelihood of user in charge of an international team being offered club role
- Fixed rare examples of players complaining about being left out of continental squads for rounds they are unavailable for
- Fixed issue where user couldn't postpone game due to large number of international call ups in MLS
- Fixed hotseat issue where holidaying one manager past a match, also continued the other manager past their match
- Fixed issue where user is incorrectly asked about facing newly appointed manager
- Fixed various issues with records and odds
- Fixed derby question appearing for non-derbies
- Adjusted effect of training intensity on injuries
- Fixed examples of league enforced stadium upgrades going wrong
- Improved Tottenham’s attendances when switching grounds
- Fixed manager profile reverting to default setup
- Fixed issue with match formation widget not updating when players swapped
- Fixed Heat Map not working in Match Analysis on Tablet
- Fixed missing information in opposition scout report inbox items
- Fixed match report button displaying an empty screen
- Improvements to Match Plan default presets
- Fixed issue where tactical familiarity could be displayed
- Fixed issue with match preparation suggestion appearing in news items

COMPETITIONS
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- Fixed rare issue where certain leagues wouldn't schedule after season turnover
- Fixed issue with Bulgarian league playoff
- Fixed Home/Away games imbalance after Scottish Premier League split
- Fixed prize money for French Ligue 1 and Betfred Cup.
- Fixed loaned in players not being able to play in Swiss Cup
- Fixed issue with regionalisation in Swedish Second Division
- Fixed Israeli Toto Cup schedule and teams in correct groups
- Correct Belgian clubs now qualify for European competitions
- Improved scheduling for Belgian, Russian and Ukrainian clubs in European competitions
- Fixed issue where we were not taking the strongest line up for Portuguese Cup Competitions

STORE/UNLOCKABLES
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- Fixed unlockables not unlocking on Tablet when user had gotten the corresponding achievement through gameplay
- Prevent Challenge Master achievement unlocking on Tablet before user had completed all challenges
- Fixed Value for Money achievement not unlocking on Tablet for certain start date
- Fixed codes displaying in the descriptions of store items in some languages on Android.

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November 14, 2016

Football Manager 2017 Update 17.1.2 OUT NOW!

Hello everyone,

As some of you may already have noticed we've just released a small update today, 17.1.2. This is mainly to address some stability issues, but also included are a couple of other fixes for issues raised since we released Football Manager 2017. A full change list is included below.

As always the update is fully save game compatible and if you don't immediately get the update, please exit and restart Steam.

Please don't be disheartened if you've raised an issue elsewhere and it's not included in this change list, we are aware there are other issues which have been raised and as always we're working to address them as soon as we can.

As promised, here's the changelist below:

FOOTBALL MANAGER 17 - UPDATE 17.1.2
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STABILITY & PERFORMANCE
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- Fixed rare crashes during gameplay and shutdown
- Fixed game launching to black screen on Windows w/ incomplete DirectX installation
- Fixed match graphical corruption on Macs w/ integrated Intel HD 3000/4000 chipsets
- Fixed occasional lag on entering player profile screen

USER INTERFACE
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- Fixed calendar displaying wrong month
- Fixed storage of custom views
- Fixed saving of 'Highlight key attribute for role' preference
- Fixed Role Ability and RDS not displaying correctly for international teams

GAMEPLAY
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- Fixed rare case of player not returning from loan

TRANSLATION
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- Fixed untranslated strings in social feed (all languages)

As always please keep any feedback within the Feedback Thread.

Many thanks.

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About This Game

Take control of your favourite football team in Football Manager 2017, the most realistic and immersive football management game to date. It’s the closest thing to doing the job for real!

With over 2,500 real clubs to manage and over 500,000 real footballers and staff to sign, Football Manager 2017 elevates you into a living, breathing world of football management with you at the centre.

You’ll have full control of transfers and decide who plays, and who sits on the bench. You're in complete control of tactics, team-talks and pitch-side instructions, and you’ll follow the match live with our acclaimed 3D match engine. You’ll also deal with real football media, solve player-happiness problems and the board will watch your every move.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista (SP2), 7 (SP1), 8, 8.1, 10 (1607) – 64-bit or 32-bit
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core or AMD Athlon – 2.2 GHz +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel GMA X3100, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 – 256MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.7.5, 10.8.5, 10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11.6, 10.12 – 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 – 1.8 GHz +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel GMA X3100, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 – 256MB VRAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: SteamOS, Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS – 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core or AMD Athlon – 2.2 GHz +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000/4000, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400 – 256MB VRAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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