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Football Manager 2022

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

94%

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General Information

Available on:Xbox Series X/SNov 9, 2021
Xbox OneNov 9, 2021
PCNov 9, 2021

Developer: Sports Interactive

Publisher: Sega

Genres: Simulation, Strategy, Sports

Football isn’t just about being the best and winning. It’s about overcoming the odds, realising your dreams, and earning your success. Fighting your way to the top and shocking the world or clawing your way back from the brink – these moments taste sweetest. GAME DESCRIPTION There are 123 leading football leagues at your disposal. Have you got what it takes to spend big (or small) budgets wisely and guide your club to the top of the game? Build a world-class backroom team that can assist with everything from Recruitment to Player Development. Lean on their expertise as you navigate the everyday challenges faced in football management. Scour Football Manager’s world-leading database of more than 500,000 real players for undiscovered talent or build your squad from within, training your prospects to realise their ultimate potential. Play the beautiful game your way, creating a footballing identity on the tactics board that your players can buy into. It’s up to you to produce a system that delivers success time and again. Immerse yourself in our best-looking Matchday experience yet and watch your footballing vision come to life on the pitch. Make all the key decisions as you steer your team to glory. NEW FOR THIS SEASON FIND YOUR WINNING EDGE Craft your own custom dashboard packed with powerful stats in the brand-new Data Hub. Utilise the same metrics and reporting methods that real clubs use to help you make smarter tactical and player development decisions to fuel your club’s success. ON-PITCH AUTHENTICITY See your stars showcase their skills in better detail than ever before thanks to our improved animation engine. A revamped pressing system and changes to player sharpness means that you can get after the opposition from the first whistle and benefit from a more authentic flow to the passages of play. TURN DEFENCE INTO ATTACK Implement one of the top tactical trends of the last few season with the new Wide Centre-Back role. Whether you’ve always favoured three-at-the-back or you see yourself as a natural innovator, you now possess even more tools to overwhelm the opposition as you chase those all-important victories. DEADLINE DAY DRAMA Feel the highs and lows of one of the most dramatic fixtures in the football calendar. Steal a march on your rivals to secure last-minute deals and work more closely with agents in our redesigned experience which replicates the unpredictability of the transfer window’s climax. COLLABORATE LIKE CHAMPIONS New, true-to-life staff meetings allow you and your backroom team to form a well-oiled machine. Combining weekly reports on Coaching, Recruitment, Player Development and Staffing delivers a level of improved support that will help propel your players to new heights. FURTHER ADDITIONS Craft your ideal managerial look with a redesigned manager creator, level up your transfer market performance with a suite of new scouting improvements and earn the bragging rights against your mates in the improved Fantasy Draft mode.

Football Manager 2022 Critic Reviews

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The veteran playmaker is still banging them in and deserves that new contract.

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Football Manager 2022 ramps up the emphasis on the modernness of today's game. It's the most accurate, most joyfully compulsive entry yet.

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Sports Interactive have done it again. The match engine roars into the modern era with significant and overdue AI tweaks, and whilst there are still some stale features the game feels deeper and easier to navigate than ever.

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All in all, Football Manager 2022 is another sublime sports simulation. It once again proves that you can enjoy football games without directly controlling the players. Its new additions add to an experience already brimming with depth, and the refinement of the gameplay style means that you’ll struggle not to lose yourself within Sports Interactive’s digital training ground. Its proficiency on even the oldest of hardware means there’s really no excuse not to dive in. This is Football Manager at its best, the virtual equivalent of a top-corner goal.

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