All you need to know about when Football Manager 2018 release date will be, along with FM18 news and rumours about the game. Be sure to bookmark this page for future FM 2018 references.
Football Manager 2018 will be released on November 10th
As football clubs across the globe are busy making their final signings of the transfer window, there’s only one addition that every football fan needs in their squad…and we’re delighted to reveal that Football Manager 2018 will be ready for action on Friday, November 10th.
Looking back at Football Manager 2017 which was released November 4th, 2016, which was the first Friday in November. This year the release date falls also on Friday but the second one in the month.
Anyone who pre-purchases Football Manager 2018 (for Windows, macOS or Linux) through a SEGA approved digital retailer will be able to start pre-season at least two weeks prior to the official street date through a fully-playable Beta version. Single player careers started in the Beta can be also continued in the full game.
In addition, fans who pre-purchase Football Manager 2018 before Monday, October 9th and have Football Manager 2017 in their Steam Library will receive a 'Contract Extension Bonus' discount of 25% off their purchase via Steam or the SEGA Store.
Football Manager 2018 Contract Extension Bonus
Got Football Manager 2017 in your Steam Library? Claim your ‘Contract Extension Bonus’ now of 25% off Football Manager 2018 when you pre-purchase via Steam or the SEGA Store.
If you don’t yet have Football Manager 2017, it’s available now at a monstrous 80% off until August 17th at 3pm BST.
Football Manager 2018 Beta Release Date
Whoever pre-ordered Football Manager 2017 last year, got to play the Beta version of the game two weeks before the release of the full version. We expect the same this year around and will also update this info once we have beta date officially announced.
Previous Football Manager Release Dates
- Football Manager 2010 - October 30
- Football Manager 2011 - November 5
- Football Manager 2012 - October 21
- Football Manager 2013 - November 2
- Football Manager 2014 - October 31
- Football Manager 2015 - November 7
- Football Manager 2016 - November 13
- Football Manager 2017 - November 4
Football Manager Touch 2018
Football Manager Touch 2018 is the thrill of title without the glare of the media, or the pre-match build up. It's the speedier route to the digital dugout.
Touch packs the depth and power of Football Manager’s acclaimed data but focuses on the core managerial duties only – tactics and transfers.
Fans who pre-purchase Football Manager Touch 2018 for Windows, macOS or Linux will also enjoy access to a fully-playable Beta version of the game, available approximately 2 weeks prior to the November 10th street date.
Features and upgrades will drop in mid-October.
Football Manager Mobile 2018
Available for download November 10th, Football Manager Mobile 2018 goes wherever you do, so you can win anytime and anywhere.
Offering a quick and accessible experience for managers on the move, Mobile lets you speed through your seasons whilst at the same time offering that authentic football experience – with all the top players and clubs featured from around the world.
Details of features and upgrades will drop in early November.
Football Manager 2018 New Features
The first details of new features and upgrades in Football Manager 2018 will be revealed on our social channels and Insider newsletter in late September. Sign-up to Insider now if you'd like the feature details as soon as they drop.
As already mentioned above, new features will follow the release date of the game. Until we have some confirmed new features you can cast your ideas in our Football Manager 2018 New Features Wishlist, but for now we only have one possible new feature.
Back in March, official Football Manager Instagram account released this photo with the following caption; '#mocap session #FM18? 👀'. From the picture provided we can only assume that celebration animation will be added to 3D match engine.
Football Manager 2018 Price
Football Manager 2018 price will be £34.99 in the UK for PC, Mac, Linux and downloaded via Steam or €49.99 for other European countries.
Football Manager Touch 2018 is likely to retain its reduced pricing of £19.99 and might be given as a gift if you pre-order the game, this was the case with FM 2017. While Football Manager Mobile we hope to see retain its flat rate of £6.99 for iOS and Android.
Football Manager 2018 System Requirements and Platforms
System requirements have not changed all that much for previous releases of Football Manager, and compared to Football Manager 2017. Only notable thing that changed to previous release is that the disk space required has more than doubled than the year before.
See minimum Football Manager 2018 system requirements.
Platform vice, FM18 will be making its return to PC, Mac and Linux, both as a digital download via Steam or in a physical formats.
FM 2018 Touch will be available for download on PC, Mac and Linux last year, but as the name suggests, it will be preferred for the players who like more casual slightly simplified version for them to play on iOS or Android tablets.
Football Manager Mobile will return in 2018 on iPhone and Android.