Sega announced today that their annual Football simulator (or Soccer for us Americans) will be releasing this year! Football Simulator 2018 was announced with a release date of November 10, 2017! However if you pre-order the game, you will be able to start pre-season two weeks before the game hits Steam through a fully playable beta! Another pre-order bonus they announced is if you have the 2017 edition of Football Manager and preorder the new game before OCtober 9th, you will get a “Contract Extension Bonus” discount of 25% off your purchase through Steam or Sega store.
In terms of the first details about the game? We will have to wait until next month, in September to find out about any improvements or new features to the simulator.
As football clubs across the globe are busy making their final signings of the summer, there’s 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.
Anyone who pre-purchases Football Manager 2018 (for PC, Mac or Linux) through a SEGA approved 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 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.
The first details of new features and updates in Football Manager 2018 will be revealed in late September through the Football Manager website and through the official FM social media channels (including Twitter and Facebook).
This year, for the first time, all three versions of the game – Football Manager 2018 (PC, Mac and Linux), Football Manager Touch 2018 (PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android) and Football Manager Mobile 2018 (iOS and Android) will be released on the same day.
*Pre-release Beta is available from SEGA approved digital retailers only; please check here for an exhaustive list of digital retailers and more details as to what constitutes a SEGA approved retailer.