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For the general concept of football management, see.Football ManagerPlatform(s),First release2004 ( 2004)Latest release2019 ( 2019)Football Manager (also known as Worldwide Soccer Manager in North America from 2004 to 2008) is a series of developed by and published. The game began its life in 1992 as. However, following the break-up of their partnership with original publishers, Sports Interactive lost the naming rights and re-branded the game Football Manager with their new publisher Sega. The latest version of Football Manager, titled Football Manager 2020 was released on 31 October 2019 (Early Access Beta). Main article:On 12 February 2004, after splitting from publishers, it was announced that, developers of the Championship Manager game, had retained the rights to the source code but not the rights to the title Championship Manager, which were held onto by Eidos (who previously acquired the brand rights from upon their merger in 1995).
These developments led to a further announcement that future Sports Interactive football management games would be released under the famous brand name. Whilst the Championship Manager series would go on, Eidos no longer had any source code, or, indeed a developer for Championship Manager.Having been left without a publisher for its football management series, Sports Interactive teamed up with and later, in April 2006, Sports Interactive was acquired completely by the publisher in a continuing trend of consolidation within the games industry. The first game released under the newly acquired Football Manager brand was Football Manager 2005.
Main article:Football Manager 2006 for Windows and Mac OS was released in the UK on 21 October 2005 (2 weeks earlier than the originally stated 4 November release). On the same day as the game's release, Sports Interactive also released a to fix some bugs discovered during the Beta and Gold stages of development. In its first week of release, it became the second-fastest-selling PC game of all-time in the UK.Essentially just a season update of FM 2005, it does however, include many small adjustments and improvements to the general gameplay. These adjustments include team-talks, simplified training and in-game help screens. As well as this, the game is updated by its many researchers (unpaid fans of the game augmented by in-house collaboration). The database is usually updated twice in the period of the release of the game.
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The first comes with the game and the second is usually downloadable in February as a free data update to reflect the changes which take place during the winter opening of the FIFA transfer window. As has been customary with the series a demo of the game was released on 12 September 2005. This was later followed on 30 September by a demo. This is a cut-down, limited time version of the full game which is sent to the game manufacturers. With a special download from Sports Interactive, one can play as the fictional football team, Harchester United from 's series Dream Team.Football Manager 2006 – Xbox 360 The version was released on 13 April 2006 and is the first game in the Football Manager series. The full 50 playable league systems are included, as well as a 250,000-strong player database (very near to the figure of the PC version), but due to the large save files of the game, the Xbox hard disk drive is required.
The game is also region free.This version also makes use of the functionality, allowing players to create online leagues and cups with up to 16 human-controlled teams using team data they have exported from their offline game. Voice chat is fully supported during online play. It has also been confirmed that SI will release new content through the system.Football Manager 2007. Main article:On 8 June 2006, Sports Interactive published details on Football Manager 2007. On 1 October 2006, Sports Interactive released a Gold Demo of FM 2007, available in two versions, vanilla and strawberry. Both versions allow users to play six months into a season.
The strawberry version contains a larger collection of quickstarts so users can try out more leagues. It also contains more graphics than the vanilla version. Main article:On 3 October 2007 Europe Ltd and Sports Interactive announced Football Manager 2008 to be released 19 October. Main article:On 3 September 2008, Sports Interactive released a preview video announcing Football Manager 2009 to be released on 14 November. The main difference from past versions was the inclusion of a 3D match engine for the first time in the game's history.
Other new features included the ability to have female managers and staff, a new press conference system, more in-depth feedback from assistant manager and a more realistic transfer system. The latest incarnation of Football Manager was also released in DVD format for the first time.The use of online-activation utilised by Sports Interactive resulted in issues for consumers activating either online, or phone.
This was the result of a well orchestrated DDoS attack launched upon activation servers and phone lines, resulting in many users on the Windows platform unable to activate and play. MOn 17 December 2008, Sports Interactive announced a deal with to release an exclusive version of Football Manager 2009, containing all official Arsenal squad player pictures, and an exclusive skin in Arsenal's colours. Shortly following this announcement, Sports Interactive reinforced their pursuit of online retailers by offering Football Manager 2009 through eSellerate for the Mac OS X platform on 23 December. This is the first incarnation of the game to be available to global users through online distribution.Football Manager 2010.
Main article:On 12 August 2009, Sports Interactive & Sega Europe Ltd. Announced that Football Manager 2010 for PC and Apple Macintosh, and Football Manager Handheld 2010 for PlayStation Portable was to be released on 30 October 2009.Include Competitions: and Challenge Cup qualification, Football Manager has been hugely successful, managing to gain the number 1 spot in the gaming charts. There have been many improvements made to FM10, including the following:-. A totally revamped user interface making it simpler and quicker to find the information. Match Analysis tool showing the actions of each player on the pitch, allowing to pinpoint any team's strengths and weaknesses. Making changes from the touchline by 'shouting' instructions from the touchline instantly. Included two new national teams, Zanzibar and Tuvalu.Football Manager 2011.
Main article:Football Manager 2012 was released on 21 October 2011. Transfers & Contracts - significant changes to the transfer and contract systems. Scouting improvements - a new much detailed in-game report has been devised. 3D Match Improvements - new animations, new crowd system, more stadiums. Manage Anywhere, Anytime - the ability to add or take away playable nations. Tone - new system which allows to specify the wayto say things.
Intelligent Interface - a new adaptive layout system, new filters and more. New national team -Football Manager 2013. Main article:In a press conference in early September, the makers of the Football Manager series revealed a few new features in Football Manager 2013. These included the addition of a director of football, being able to give certain roles to other staff that managers would have to do themselves in previous games, taxes, a new way of making loan deals and the addition of Classic Mode where players could go through one season in eight hours without having to customize training or deal with team talk. On 28 September 2012, the release date was announced as 2 November 2012. If the game is pre-ordered, a beta version of the game will be available two weeks prior to the 2 November, with any saved data being able to be transferred to the release version.
New national team was included,.Football Manager 2014. Main article:In August 2013, the Sports Interactive official website unveiled the main tweaks and upgrades to be added in 'Football Manager 2014', the most noticeable being the decision to release a simultaneous version for the operating system. Among the other changes announced were extended options in transfer and contract negotiations as well as player conversations, the ability to play with more than just three nations loaded in Classic Mode, a tactical overhaul and improvements to the 3D match engine. Studio Director and long-time Football Manager lead also announced that for a week in mid-August he would announce one new feature every day via his Twitter feed, the first feature being the ability to arrange. On 13 September 2013, the release date was announced as 31 October 2013. If the game is pre-ordered, a beta version of the game will be available two weeks prior to the 31 October, with any saved data being able to be transferred to the release version.Football Manager 2015. Main article: Other games Football Manager Mobile Football Manager Mobile, known as Football Manager Handheld ( FMH) upon inception, was first released on 13 April 2006 on.
This was Sports Interactive's first ever game for a handheld console and was designed to be a separate game and play somewhat differently from the PC/Mac versions of the game due to the different nature of the handheld consoles. The game was designed to be more similar in feel and play to earlier Sports Interactive products - being much faster in nature, while retaining the feeling of being a realistic simulation.In April 2010, the game became available on the products. The iOS version of the game is very different in nature to that on the PSP and it contains a wholly new UI because of the touch screen nature of those devices. In April 2012, the game was also made available on Android devices in a version very similar in nature to the iOS version. In 2015, a new match engine was introduced for iOS and Android devices, as well as an opportunity to purchase an 'in-game editor'. These early version of the mobile game utilized the PISD Ltd technology to target the handheld markets. The 2016 edition of the game saw its name change to Football Manager Mobile.
In 2018, Football Manager Mobile was ranked #10 on paid games. Football Manager Live. Main article:On 20 April 2007, Sega Europe Ltd and Sports Interactive released details for Football Manager Live which would be a brand new based on PISD Ltd technology. Released on 4 November 2008, Football Manager Live had its roots set in the Football Manager series, but was designed specifically as a massively multiplayer online game. On 12 December 2008, the first Community Day was arranged by Sports Interactive and Sega. The future of the series and many other matters were discussed with a number of fans who decided to show up for the event. On 14 April 2011, it was announced that Football Manager Live would be discontinued after all 'Gameworlds' (Servers) completed their next season (28 day period) - due around the end of May 2011.Football Manager Online On 12 March 2015, Sega Publishing Korea Ltd.
And Sports Interactive released details for Football Manager Online, which would be a brand new. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Football Manager is represented with a racer named 'Manager Man' in the cross-over game, and is exclusive to the PC version of the game. Influence Football Manager has been recognized by real-life football clubs as a source for scouting players. In 2008, signed a deal with Sports Interactive allowing them to use the game's database to scout players and opposition.A video documentary entitled Football Manager: More Than Just A Game was produced by journalism graduate and MA student Stephen Milnes and released in October 2010.
Another documentary by FilmNova entitled An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary was released in the UK cinemas in October 2014 followed by a release on Steam in March 2015.Football Manager celebrated its twentieth birthday in the summer of 2012, and to celebrate this milestone Back Page Press released a book including interviews with the creators and players that became legends in-game. 20 September 2010 at the. 26 July 2010 at the. (in Korean). 14 November 2017. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
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