As of the football season 2018/19, Football Manager 2018 and both developers are allowed to publish their own manager simulations in addition to EA Sports. SEGA has been publishing the “Football Manager” series for years. From 2018 the simulation should also be on German shelves. For many soccer fans, the Bundesliga license is a key buying criterion, which is reflected every year in the purchase decision between FIFA and PES. Since the latest acquisition, EA Sports has no longer implemented a manager game. If you do not want to miss a manager game with current player and team data from Bayern, Schalke and Co., however, 2017 will also have the opportunity to lead the fate of a soccer club of his choice.
Description of the game
In Germany, football manager games have enjoyed great popularity since the early days of Bundesliga managers. In 2013, however, EA Sports ended the chapter of the Bundesliga managers with the suspension of the in-house FM series. Since then, it has become quiet around the great management games. In the upcoming season 2017/18, however, you do not have to forgo a football manager game. An official return of a football manager game in Germany is on the way.
Story of game
Electronic Arts just before the new Bundesliga season just like before the licensing previously secured the Bundesliga license for manager simulations for another four games up to 2021/22 inclusive. The license allows the inclusion of the football Bundesliga in PC games as well as in tablet and smartphone apps as well as browsergames. In 2017, however, the allocation of rights was somewhat different. EA Sports continues to hold the licenses for “match” simulations. The next FIFA generations are therefore secured, PES players still have to do without the Bundesliga. Non-exclusively, the right for football manager simulations has been acquired. Konami and SEGA also have a Bundesliga license in this area.
If you have a certain amount of time to train yourself, do not shy away from the import path and also place more emphasis on tactical possibilities than on optical designs, the Football Manager 2018 will find the right game. Thanks to a hard-working community, the dreary menus and the flawless looks can again be embellished with numerous logos and real player pictures in Panini format. The Football Manager from Sports Interactive has been known for years as the manager’s game par excellence. After all, every change in the squad or tactics has a direct impact on the game.