October 6th, 2011
LONDON (October 6th, 2011) – Sports Interactive and SEGA Europe® announced today that the Demo version of Football Manager™ 2012 for PC and Apple Mac is available now via Steam. The demo includes the first half of the 2011/2012 season and will include new features announced in the Football Manager Blogs, by Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson, which can be found at www.sigames.com/news/
Games saved in the demo will be compatible with the full game, so aspiring managers can continue where they left off when the game is released on October 21st, as well as being able to add more playable leagues to the game using the new “add/remove leagues” option.
The demo includes QuickStarts for some of the world's biggest leagues, giving players a chance to try out their skills with teams from multiple countries. Details of languages and leagues are below.
In-game languages: English, American English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech and Polish
QuickStart leagues: England, Scotland, France, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Australia.
Details on how to download the demo can be found on www.footballmanager.com/demo
Football Manager 2012 has been fully optimised and therefore the system requirements have not changed since last year’s iteration:
PC Hardware requirements
OS: Windows XP/Vista/W7
Processor: XP - 1.4GHz or Faster, Vista/W7 - 2.0GHz or Faster
Supported Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core, AMD Athlon
Memory: XP - 512MB RAM, Vista/W7 - 1.0GB RAM
Hard Drive Space: 2GB
DVD-Drive: 4x Speed
Video Card: 128MB
Supported Chipsets - Nvidia FX 5900 Ultra or greater; ATI Radeon 9800 or greater; Intel 82915G/82910GL or greater.
Earlier cards may only display 2D Match Viewer Mode and are not supported.
Earlier cards may require the DirectX 9.0 SDK is installed to run the game. This can be downloaded from the following url: www.microsoft.com/downloads
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported.
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
Directx: Version 9.0c (included)
LAN: TCP/IP compliant
Input: Keyboard, Mouse
Mac Hardware requirements
OS: OS X 10.5.8/10.6.8/10.7.x or higher
Processor: Intel Processor
Video Card: Nvidia Geforce 7300 GT or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 or greater.
The game's performance and/or graphical quality may differ according to your computer's hardware and/or video card.
Computers with high-performance hardware will provide the best game performance.
Football Manager 2012, for PC and Mac will be released on the 21st October.