It's time to choose between the sheepskin coat or tracksuit and trainers once again, as you take control of and guide the fortunes of football clubs ranging from Watford to AFC Wimbledon and Barcelona to Besiktas, with Football Manager 2014 – For PC/Mac/Linux.
The latest and most feature packed instalment of this computing classic, retains all the astounding attention to detail that has made the series famous, while adding a host of new features that help boost the game to addicting new heights.
Save and play anywhere
Now coming with the ability to save you game to the cloud, you can save your campaign at home and then access it again anytime and anywhere with internet access. Simply load up the game on another PC, log in and download your data, allowing you to continue your season whether you're on holiday, at a friend's house or even taking a trip on a train.
Looks great, plays better
An improved match engine provides the best looking and fastest match reproduction yet. Enhanced A.I and realistic player reactions are factored in, leading to exciting and life-like outcomes and scenarios. With improved animations and better lighting, enjoy the best looking and most immersive match experience in the Football Manager series to date.
That's not a loophole
On the back of the world renowned player database, the transfer system has been re-vamped to make it more realistic. Experience a more life-like approach and response to transfer offers and make use of real-world scenarios that can aid your chase of a coveted player. Buy a player and then loan him back to the selling club for a season, or tempt a team with the offer of cash and a loan to sweeten the deal – utilise strategy, bargaining and clever scouting to build the team you want.
A tactical triumph
As always, the tactics you employ are integral to the ultimate success or failure of your tenure at your chosen team and Football Manager 2014 has had a overhaul of the system, redesigning how tactics are implemented.
Rival managers will adapt new tactics over time in an attempt to counter your play-style, while player performance has been given greater prominence. Define multiple roles and positions for individual players, letting them adapt and play in multiple formations, giving you the flexibility to make the changes you need to win.
Enhanced and improved
Other enhancements to the game include a improved user interface, with key areas such as the training, transfer and news sections being updated and experience a more in depth level of interaction between your staff, rivals and the media.
Prove you have what it takes to take the league by storm and guide your team to glory – or face the wrath of angry fans and an un-sympathetic board. Win, lose or draw - when it comes to match day it'll all be down to you in Football Manager 2014 for PC, Mac and Linux.
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