Developer Sports Interactive and publisher SEGA have announced that their hit management franchise ‘Football Manager 2024’ and the console edition ‘Football Manager 2024 Console’ will be coming to Xbox Game Pass for PCs and Xbox consoles. Assemble a match-winning team and inspire them to dominate football’s biggest competitions in FM24 Console. When it’s time to take on the opposition, tactical tools and support from your backroom team will help to sharpen your team’s performances at both ends of the pitch.
Like prior releases, the full PC experience will be available seperately on the Game Pass service as well as the Console Edition. You can pre-order the PC version here on the Microsoft Store and check out the console version right over here. Both versions are currently discounted at 10% for the pre-order period.
Have a gander at the full blog post below as well as the announcement Tweet.
FM24 RELEASE DATE CONFIRMED AS NOVEMBER 6TH
The relentless pursuit of progress defines Football Manager 2024, which debuts globally across platforms from November 6th.
Driven by a constantly evolving quest to deliver complete football authenticity, FM24 is the most complete edition in the series yet, filled with new additions that deepen your immersion and elevate your gameplay experience.
FM24 Console, FM24 Touch and FM24 Mobile are also warming up for the new campaign, with all three set to launch from November 6th.
NEW ADDITIONS TO THE FM LINE-UP
FM24 heralds a significant milestone for the series and the wider SEGA family as it marks our official debut in Japan and the first time Japanese language will be officially supported in our games.
Also joining the squad this season are Netflix, the exclusive home for FM24 Mobile. More information on FM24 Mobile and what the move to Netflix means for you is available in our dedicated announcement.
FM24 Console will also be available through Xbox, Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC from November 6th. Xbox Game Pass for PC subscribers will also be able to enjoy the full immersion of the desktop classic.
Elsewhere, after a debut to remember earlier this year, Football Manager 2024 Console will be returning to PlayStation 5 for a second season.
FM24 Touch is also returning to Nintendo Switch™ for another campaign, with further platform information to follow in the coming weeks.
NEW FEATURES AND GAMEPLAY UPGRADES
Initially revealed in June’s Development Update blog, the brand-new ability to transfer careers* from Football Manager 2023, FM23 Console and FM23 Touch is just one of this year’s headline developments.
Further additions, including a refresh of Set Pieces and smarter transfers and finances, are heavily influenced by the ever-evolving world of football and driven by expert insight from new and existing partnerships within the professional game. In a first for the studio, FM24’s announcement trailer ends with a roadmap outlining our key feature drops and reveal dates across all platforms.
Gameplay upgrades for the PC/Mac title will follow throughout the remainder of September. New features for FM24 Console and FM24 Mobile will drop during the week commencing October 23rd, with FM24 Touch’s new additions getting the spotlight at the start of November.
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PRE-PURCHASE AND EARLY ACCESS
Between September 12th and November 6th, fans who pre-purchase FM24 (for PC and Mac) and FM24 Console (Xbox and PlayStation 5**), from a SEGA-approved digital retailer will receive a 10% discount.
Those pre-purchasing on PC and Mac can kick-off their managerial career ahead of schedule with Early Access to FM24***. Early Access will be available via Steam and the Epic Games Store circa two weeks prior to the official street date, and single-player careers started in that period can be carried across when the game updates for launch on November 6th.
*The ability to transfer save games to FM24 Mobile is not possible at this time.
**On PlayStation, this discount is only available for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
***Early Access is available from SEGA-approved digital retailers only. Please check to see if the store you’re purchasing from is participating in the offer. The Early Access version may go live at different times on different platforms.