EA SPORTS™ FIFA MANAGER 12

FIFA MANAGER 12 that will be released this year is the eleventh edition of the franchise, and clearly focuses on the offline mode and offers a huge number of more than 700 new features and improvements. As a manager in FM12 you have complete control over the management of a modern football club. In the game you are responsible for the line-up, the tactics and training of your team, for signing the right players and the extension of your club facilities and the stadium.

The special highlights in FM12 are the FIFA license, the FIFA 3D engine, more than 41,000 licensed players, 13,000 of whom come with original player pictures, the player manager and national team manager mode, the Create-a-Club mode and the Match Prognosis Tool as well as a unique, comprehensive editor.

3D match

A special highlight this year is the 3D game option of FIFA MANAGER 12. This area of the game representation is a matter close to the heart for a lot of fans of the franchise, so that this year a whole team consisting of designers, graphic artists and programmers have put the entire logic of the 3D mode to the test and completely reprogrammed large sections of it.

A new player AI, for instance, and marked improvements in terms of the substitutions, tactics and the conduct of opposing managers, e.g. after players are sent off, results from this. The new intuitive user interface makes it possible for you to retrieve all the data relevant to the game within seconds and to issue precise tactical instructions.

new circle menues
new overlays in the 3D mode
new overlay during corners

New club facilities

25 buildings with a total of 289 configuration levels are reproduced in detail. In addition there are up to three stadia with up to 120,000 seats directly on the club grounds.

Buildings age and have to be renovated. Each configuration level has specific impacts in other areas of the game. As a player you are thus constantly faced by decisions to make and must develop a genuine strategy in terms of how you want to set up your club in the future.

club facilities as presented in the main menu
club facilities in the new look

Finances

The financial sector in FIFA MANAGER 12 is also entirely new. Cubs and players have to first gain the trust of the financial markets through sporting successes. Realistic revenue of the main sponsors help to exactly reflect the large financial differences between top clubs and a smaller club in the game.

A stock exchange with club shares should, of course, not be absent. In the sponsorship sector there are also numerous improvements, such as the sponsors‘ pyramid or sponsors’ campaigns to obtain new partners. Moreover, there is the option in FIFA MANAGER 12 of much more intensive interchanges with the main sponsor, who wants to be kept happy.

the new pyramid of sponsoring

Transfer market

In the transfer section you can now field players in trials in test matches or commission a detailed analysis of the squad so the team's weak points can be specifically eliminated. Due to the fact that all the AI managers make use of these squad analysis options, the transfers will once again become even more realistic. In this way AI clubs can also cash in expensive stars who do not want to extend their contracts just before their contracts expire.

the new squad analysis

Classic areas in a new look

A whole range of new options will be available to you in the calendar. From the charity event to direct friendly match queries and extending to lactate tests, no wishes are left unfulfilled.

In FIFA MANAGER 12 the training can once again be planned and implemented on a daily basis in individual units. The player development was made more realistic here which makes the games even more challenging especially at the higher difficulty levels. A special fitness coach will now also offer you his services from the start of the season.

In the Weekly Progress sequence that can now be configured you can select your favourite statistics in a targeted manner and, for instance, precisely track the training or the building progress on the club facilities.

The instant calculation, the cooperation with your Board, the player talks, interviews and the Personal Life feature were also extended.

lactate test
training

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FIFA MANAGER 12

Ligen

  • Austria

    Austrian Bundesliga, Heute für Morgen Erste Liga

  • Belgium

    Belgium Pro League, Tweede Klasse*

  • Bulgaria

    A Group*

  • Cyprus

    A' Katigoria*

  • Denmark

    Superligaen, 2nd Division*

  • England

    Barclays Premier League, npower Championship, npower League One, npower League Two, Conference National*, Conference North*, Conference South*

  • Finland

    1. Liiga*

  • France

    Ligue 1, Ligue 2, National*

  • Germany

    1. Bundesliga, 2. Bundesliga, 3. Liga, Regionalliga Nord, Regionalliga West, Regionalliga Süd

  • Greece

    Super League*, Beta Ethniki*

  • Hungary

    First Division*

  • Ireland

    Airtricity Premier League, First Division*

  • Israel

    Winner League*, Leumit League*

  • Italy

    Serie A, Serie B*, C1/A*, C1/B*, C2/A*, C2/B*

  • the Netherlands

    Eredivisie, Eerste Divisie*

  • Northern Ireland

    Premier League*

  • Norway

    Tippeligaen

  • Poland

    Premier League*, 1. Liga*

  • Portugal

    Primeira Liga, Segunda Divisão*

  • Romania

    Liga I

  • Russia

    SOGAZ Russian Premier League, First Division*

  • Scotland

    Clydesdale Bank SPL, Scottish Div 1*, Scottish Div 2*

  • Slovenia

    Premier Division*

  • Spain

    Liga BBVA, Liga Adelante, 2ª B Grupo I*, 2ª B Grupo II*, 2ª B Grupo III*, 2ª B Grupo IV*

  • Sweden

    Allsvenskan

  • Schwitzerland

    Axpo Super League, Challenge League

  • Wales

    Premier League*

  • Argentina

    Primera Division*, Primera B Nacional*

  • Brasil

    Liga do Brasil Serie A, Liga do Brasil Serie B

  • Mexico

    Primera División

  • USA

    Major League Soccer

  • Egypt

    Premier League*

  • Korea Republic

    K-League

  • Australia

    Hyundai A-League

  • Uruguay

    Primera División*

  • Peru

    Primera División*

  • Paraguay

    Primera División*

  • Ecuador

    Primera A*, Primera B*

  • Colombia

    Primera*

  • Chile

    Primera División*, Segunda División*

  • Bolivia

    Primera División*

  • New Zealand

    Football Championship*

  • South Africa

    Premier Soccer League*

  • Leagues marked with an * do not contain original clubnames and crests.

Supported software:
Microsoft XP SP3 (Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98/ME, Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows NT are not supported), Microsoft Windows Vista™, Microsoft Windows 7

Minimum hardware requirements:
Windows XP SP3
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz or equivalent
RAM: 1 GB
Video Card: ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 128MB or greater, NVIDIA GeForce 6600 128MB or greater, Pixel shader 2.0 and above.

Windows Vista™ SP2 / Windows 7
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz or equivalent
RAM: 1.5 GB
Video Card: ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 128MB or greater, NVIDIA GeForce 6600 128MB or greater, Pixel shader 2.0 and above.

approx. 10 GB available hard disk space
8x DVD-ROM drive
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card


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