Football Manager 2018 is the latest release in the best-selling, smash-hit series. Putting you in the hot seat of any soccer club in more than 50 countries across the world, Football Manager 2018 is the closest thing to doing the job for real.
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Mixed (2,123) - 61% of the 2,123 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 9, 2017
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November 23

Football Manager 18.1.3 Hotfix OUT NOW!

Another quick message to say we’ve released a hotfix today to address the issues listed below. As with previously the hotfix is save game compatible.

We’d recommend exiting Football Manager, then restarting Steam to make sure the download and installation occurs.

Again we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has raised any issue, left us any feedback or left us any kind of review. We really appreciate all contributions from our community and with your help we continue to try and make Football Manager the best possible game it can be,

Changes include but are not limited to:

FOOTBALL MANAGER 2018 -- UPDATE 18.1.3

STABILITY & PERFORMANCE


- Fixed crash during processing
- Addressed rare crash when hovering over player role on quick sub panel
- Fixed rare crash occurring during post-match team talk
- Addressed match freezing when multiple players are in online match
- Fixed issue with certain editor files creating saves which cannot be reloaded

MATCH
- Fixed rare issue of substituted player appearing on bench and pitch at same time on tactics screen
- Reduces incidences of cross/shots highlights
- Fixed rare case of ball not re-entering play after a throw in
- Further fixes for player names not appearing correctly within match

GAMEPLAY
- Fixed players being re-suggested in scouting inbox despite having already been acknowledged
- Fixes so Carabao Cup 2nd round draw is completed correctly

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November 17

Football Manager 18.1.2 Update OUT NOW

Just a quick notice to say we've released version 18.1.2 to address some issues raised here on our community forums. As with all updates, we suggest closing down Football Manager and restarting Steam to enable the update to start downloading.

Just to confirm as always, this update is save game compatible.

Changes include but are not limited to the following:

FOOTBALL MANAGER 2018 -- UPDATE 18.1.2

STABILITY & PERFORMANCE


- Fixed crash/freeze during processing
- Fixed rare crash when joining online game
- Fixed rare crash when offering player contract
- Fixed Windows 32-bit crash on launch
- Improved graphics benchmarking for Windows 32-bit systems
- Fixed slowdown encountered when running custom data
- Fixed slowdown whilst editing attributes with IGE

MATCH

- Fixed match freeze after tactical changes
- Fixed 'Teams Are Warming Up' dialog showing at incorrect time
- Fixed replay displaying at incorrect time
- Fixed missing flashing goal text in Commentary Only
- Fixed score inconsistency upon completion of network game match
- Fixed representation of player height in match
- Fixed invisible players on Mac OS X 10.9 NVIDIA systems
- Fixed instances of player names not appearing correctly within the match

GAMEPLAY

- Balanced scouting costs within scouting range
- Fixed missing league expectations in Belgium
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About This Game

They say football is a game of opinions and everyone has theirs, but it’s only yours that counts around here.

You make the decisions now, from who you sign and who you sell, to how you manage your budget. Will you build tactics around the players at your disposal or train them in your vision of how the game should be played? Who you pick and who you bench will affect squad harmony, and it’s up to you to manage it. Every decision comes back to you.

Get it right and you’ll be the star of the show, grabbing the newspaper headlines and dominating trends on social media. They’ll write your name in footballing folklore…if you succeed, of course.

With unparalleled choices both on and off the pitch, all within the immersive footballing world, it’s time to decide what kind of manager do you want to be?

  • Try your hand in 50 of the biggest footballing countries
  • Win the title with any one of world’s top 2500 clubs
  • Play the transfer market with over 600,000 real players and staff
  • Watch your football vision come to life before your very eyes

All purchases of Football Manager 2018 also include a free copy of Football Manager Touch 2018 for PC/Mac and Linux.

New for this season!

Dynamics – A harmonious squad produces better results on the pitch. By building partnerships amongst your players – both on and off the pitch – and maintaining a good dressing room atmosphere you’ll get the best performances out of your squad.

Matchday Live – A brand new graphics engine produces the best lighting, stadiums and player models in the series’ history, alongside a sleeker match interface and modernised presentation that bring your fixtures to life.

Real World Scouting System – A true-to-life representation of the techniques used by the world’s biggest clubs including more detailed data analysis that, combined with a wider range of scouting options, give you a better overview of any potential signing.

Sports Science – The new Medical Centre gives you a more complete overview of your squad’s injury situation, with your medical team providing advice on feedback on individual players’ injury risks and how to avoid injuries occurring during training.

Tactics – A redesigned tactics screen puts analysis at its heart, giving you a clear view of whether your tactic is working. The new pre-match briefing allows you to be better prepared for your upcoming fixtures, while new player roles give you more ways to exploit your players’ abilities.

Fantasy Draft – Redesigned with a new interface that is perfect for streaming and with several new setup options that help tailor the Fantasy Draft experience to you, including a bigger squad budget and a Quick Start option.

Football Intelligence – A realistic transfer market that reflects the inflated transfer fees and contract values, more clauses to help finalise that blockbuster deal and the more intelligent transfer and board AI that take into account more contextual information from the game world.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista (SP2), 7 (SP1), 8/8.1, 10 (1703/Creators Update) - 64-bit or 32-bit
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core or AMD Athlon – 2.2 GHz +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 – 256MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8.5, 10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11.6, 10.12.5, 10.13 – 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 – 1.8 GHz +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 – 256MB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL: 2.1
    Minimum:
    • OS: SteamOS, Ubuntu 14.04.5 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 9600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 – 256MB VRAM
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: OpenGL: 2.1
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