The demo offers a half-season taster of the game, which is enough time for you to dust off your managerial cobwebs, and hit the ground running in your new Football Manager 2012 career.
Your saved games will be compatible with the full release of the game...
What does the FM12 demo include?
This demo includes quickstarts for 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
Please note that some of the selected team kits in this demo are not final and may be amended to final kits in the final available version of Football Manager™ 2012.
What are the system requirements of FM12?
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. 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
OS - OS X 10.5.8/10.6.x or higher
Processor - Intel Processor
Video Card - Nvidia Geforce 7300 GT or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 or greater
I'm getting a site error when I visit the download link. Help!
If you get this error:
"Oops, sorry! An error was encountered while processing your request: This item is currently unavailable in your region"
Well, don't panic.
Open your Steam client and search for Football Manager 2012 Demo there. Open that page in your Steam client browser and find the button that says "DOWNLOAD DEMO". It should work this way.
Alternatively, just copy/paste this link to your browser address (requires you have the Steam client):
If you don't have the Steam client, make sure to get it from here.