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FM 2014 release date: When is the new Football Manager coming out?

We take a look at some possible release dates for FM 2014

Football Manager 2014 release date

Football Manager developers, Sports Interactive, are yet to officially confirm when FM 2014's release date is set for. However, we're on top of the situation and will be among the very first to bring the official Football Manager 2013 release date to you, and will be updating this article as soon as more FM 2014 release date is announced. Take a look at our BT Sport review: Free sport on Android and iOS.

Football Manager 2014 release date

The first thing that you need to know is that the Football Manager 2014 release date is not going to be anytime soon. Here at PC Advisor we've been playing Football Manager games longer than we care to remember, and as a result of this we're all too aware of the fact that the game doesn't launch at the start of the football season. See also: GTA 5 release date in UK: New GTA 5 gameplay video.

We took a look at the previous release dates of Football Manager games back to 2010 and it's pretty accurate to say there is an obvious pattern with the dates. During these years, the earliest Football Manager release date was the 2012 game, which was released on 21 October, while the latest was 5 November for the 2012 version. Visit: PS4 release date and specs confirmed.

Bearing that in mind, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to predict a Football Manager 2014 release date of late October to early November.

There are a few of reasons why Sports Interactive and Sega hold back till late October or Early November to release the new season's Football Manager.

Firstly, they have to make sure that the FM 2014 player database is up-to-date with this season's transfers. The other is because each year they introduce hundreds of new features to the already hugely complex game. Therefore a beta version of Football Manager is released a few weeks before the official release date to iron out any small errors with the game. The developers continue working on Football Manager to within days of the game's final release. Finally, Football Manager is a massively successful brand with a extremely loyal following, so what's the point in changing a winning formula?

Note: We will be updating this article with the latest Football Manager 2014 release date news, and details of new features as and when they are released.

Go to the next page to see last year's article for the FM 2013 release date.

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