FM 2012 News Post

Amazon is selling Football Manager 2012 for $5.99.

UPDATED: Great find shigogouhou!

Just Updated
The Winter Transfer update includes all the transfers and managerial changes that happened during the transfer window, even including manager moves from the first weekend in March.

About the Game
Counting over 800 new features, not including changes to the rules of the games 50+ leagues, Football Manager 2012 promises to be the most realistic, immersive and playable football management simulation ever for any fan who has ever dreamed of making the big decisions, both on and off the field.

Key New & Improved Features
  • Transfers & Contracts – significant changes to the transfer and contract systems, including loyalty bonuses, better implementation of amateur and youth contracts, an improved transfer centre and the ability to lock areas of the contract negotiation when you aren't prepared to budge. This helps you to manage your budgets and gives you flexibility in what you offer money hungry players, or agents, as incentives.
  • Scouting improvements – using several real life scouting reports, a new in-game report has been devised which includes squad analysis, tactics information and information about goals scored and conceded alongside lots of other scouting improvements, giving you all the information you need to prepare before kick-off and throughout the season.
  • 3D Match Improvements – new animations, a whole new crowd system, improved weather system, more stadiums, plus two brand new cameras - "Behind Goal" and "Director Cam" as well as all other camera angles being reversible – meaning you can watch and analyse every aspect of every game.
  • Manage Anywhere, Anytime – the ability to add or take away playable nations in your saved game as often as you want. Manage in that country at the start of the next season- meaning you don’t have to stay in the nations which are chosen by you to be playable at the start of your career.
  • Tone – a whole new level has been added to team talks and conversations, with the new tone system, which allows you to specify the way you want to say things – be as cool as a cucumber by saying things calmly or throw tea cups around by saying things with passion. There are 6 different tones to choose from with specific comments per tone.
  • Intelligent Interface – a new adaptive layout system, which means the higher your screen resolution, the more info is easily at your fingertips. The new interface also contains new filters, customisable columns, a new tactics screen, and lots of new overview screens.
  • Brand New Tutorial – standing separate from the main game, a mode to help new players find their way around the game easily, whilst also offering tips to experienced managers on how to get the most out of the game, as well as a new in-game “how to” system.
On top of these key innovations, there are lots of areas of the game that have had huge improvements, such as the media system, press conferences, the youth system, newgens, the social networking options, friendlies, international management and many more which will be detailed in a series of video blogs over the coming months, alongside more information about Football Manager 2012.

PC System Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/W7
  • Processor: XP - 1.4GHz or Faster, Vista/W7 - 2.0GHz or Faster. Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core, AMD Athlon.
  • Memory: XP - 512MB RAM, Vista/W7 - 1.0GB RAM
  • Graphics: 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.
  • DirectX Software Development Kit
  • Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported.
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2GB
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • LAN: TCP/IP compliant
Mac System Requirements
  • OS: OS X 10.5.8/10.6.8/10.7.x or higher
  • Processor: Intel Processor
  • Memory: 1GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 7300 GT or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 or greater.
  • Hard Drive: 2GB

Game: Football Manager 2012Reader Score: 1/10 - Vote Now
Platform: Mac / PCVotes for game: 1 - View All
Football Manager 2012 Videos
Member Comments
# 1 Scholz @ 03/08/12 07:14 PM
I've been thinking of getting this, thanks for the heads up!
# 2 kelvinmak @ 03/08/12 08:47 PM
Originally Posted by shigogouhou
It's $5.99 on Amazon today, buy it there instead!
Holy crap, good spot.
# 3 jasontoddwhitt @ 03/08/12 09:04 PM
I had $5 Amazon credit from where I bought the deluxe version of Mass Effect 3.

So I just paid $.99 for Football Manager 12 from Amazon.
# 4 ImTellinTim @ 03/08/12 11:33 PM
Nice, hope everyone enjoys it! It's worth every penny at full price, so this is an incredible buy.
# 5 msuhockeycj @ 03/09/12 12:50 AM
I literally bought this full price on steam two days ago.....
# 6 Mo @ 03/09/12 12:51 AM
Say goodbye to all your friends. You won't see them anymore
# 7 gigadkc @ 03/09/12 04:41 AM
what a ridiculous price for the most realistic sports game ever!!!! This is a steal.
# 8 orion523 @ 03/11/12 06:56 PM
Took full advantage of that deal. I've played OOTP for years, but never FM. Wish me luck!
# 9 Hunkerdown @ 03/28/12 02:45 PM
I finally upgraded to 2012 with this deal, Was still playing 2011.
# 10 R1zzo23 @ 03/28/12 10:01 PM
Wish I knew about this deal at the time as I would have definitely popped my FM cherry for $6.

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