Answers to frequently asked questions about Football Manager 2021 BETA. FM21 BETA FAQ thread.
Here's a quick FAQ post that will answer all of your questions regarding the Football Manager 2021 BETA version of the game.
What is Football Manager 2021 BETA?
FM2021 BETA version of the game is a nearly complete version of the full game that gets released on November 24th. It's mostly a reward to most loyal fans of the franchise that get a special discount on the game and get to play it approximately two weeks prior to the full release.
What's the difference between BETA and full release?
Majority of bugs and glitches from the FM21 BETA version will be fixed when the full release of the game gets released later in November. Also, the free pre-game editor and the in-game editor are not available in the BETA version. Will online gameplay be available is still unknown. Also, BETA will cost you less than if you'd wait for the release date and purchase the game.
Can I continue my save from BETA on the full release?
Yes, all the saves you start in the BETA version will be playable in the full version of the game. Also, there is no time limit to how long a season can last in your BETA saves, unlike the DEMO version in which you can only play a save for six months in-game.
Why get the BETA and not just wait for the full release?
If you pre-order FM 2021 you get to play it earlier, approximately two weeks earlier, but you also get a nice discount compared to the full release of the game. Also, you will get a free copy of FM21 Touch ( worth £20 GBP as a standalone game ) version of the game for PC or Mac.
What's the price difference between the full game and BETA?
You could actually save quite a lot if you pre-order the FM21 BEAT version of the game and not wait for the full release date. Through our partner shop, we offer you up to 40% discount on FM 21 if you pre-order the game before the release date.
I've found a bug in FM21 BETA, what should I do?
The BETA version of the game is bound to have some technical issues with it, bugs, so we do urge you to report any you might encounter during your game time to the Sports Interactive FM21 BETA bugs forum. You can access the forum by clicking on the 'report issue' button from in the game.
How do I update from FM 21 BETA to full version?
This is done automatically on the release date of FM 21, Nov 24th. You just log-in to your Steam account on the Steam platform, you fire up your FM 2021 and the game will update automatically, no work needed from your side whatsoever.
Custom graphics such as face packs and logo packs on BETA
You can use custom graphics during the BETA period. You can also simply transfer your older graphics to your new game, they will work fine. But if you want the updated graphics for your FM21, we have faces megapack and logo megapack, both containing well over 50k HD images you can use in your game.
Is BETA a DEMO version of FM 2021?
No, unlike the DEMO version in which we can play only certain leagues in a quick start mode for six months, BETA version has no league or time restrictions. BETA is a full version of the game.
When can I try out the FM21 DEMO version?
DEMO version of FM21 will be available for free download via the Steam platform once the full version gets released, Nov 24th.