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FM Genie Scout 16 - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool returns for FM16. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting and shortlisting players and staff on Football Manager 2016. Works with the 16.3.2 patch.

By Updated on Jul 22, 2016   970316 views   222 comments
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Downloads: 395469 / Size: 7.4 MB / Added: 2015-11-30
FM 2016 Tools - FM Genie Scout 16 - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 16! Arguably the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2016. Exclusively available from since 2009.

FM Genie Scout (or Genie Scout in short) is world's most popular scouting tool for Football Manager, created to extend the possibilities of finding, sorting and shortlisting players and staff, controlling their progress, making "first 11" and tactics choice easier and observing attributes invisible in FM.

Released: 30 November 2015 - build 609
Updated: 22 July 2016 - build 614

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 16 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.

What's new in GS16

The biggest change in Genie Scout 16 is the complete revamp of the rating system according to recent FM tendencies.
Based on deep player development history analysis using big data techniques and statistics (collected data from over 15 years of game history on over 100k players and over 54k matches from top-12 leagues), the following changes have been made:
  • re-assessed the influence of one-foot vs both-feet playing ability on overall rating (a player who can use both feet performs better than a player who can only use one foot with the same attributes)
  • skills dependency on current ability has been thoroughly investigated, which makes potential rating assessment much more accurate
  • peak (max possible) potential ability has been investigated (what CA can be reached depending on the current age and position)
  • position skill influence on player performance (inability to play on a specific position doesn't affect performance significantly now if player has high skills required for the position)
  • role ratings improved based on FM16 suggestions
  • positional ratings adjusted based on FM16 suggestions and on the statistical analysis of collected matches history

In addition, the "g" edition now features a brand new amazing feature: In-Game Scout. IGS brings GS usability to a whole new level. Clicking the (i) icon next to player's name in-game normally shows up a pop-up box with his attributes and some quick details. With IGS enabled, this pop-up box is enhanced with many added insights, including potential skills and rating. You no longer need to switch to the GS window to check on hidden attributes or potential ability.


OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
FM16: 16.3.2, 16.3.1, 16.3.0, 16.2.0, 16.1.1

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
No. However, we exclusively release another scouting tool for Mac OS X users:
MacAssistant RT for FM16

How to run GS16

  1. Extract the downloaded .zip file and run the setup .exe file.

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2016 and load your savegame.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 16 and from main menu click "Load Game".

We have a detailed instructional guide to Genie Scout. Make sure to read it.

Donate to Eugene to get the "g" edition

As usual, Genie Scout 16 comes in two editions:
The public edition comes with 2 banner ads.
The "g" edition has no ads and includes a couple of minor extra features.

In order to get the "g" edition, you need to donate to Eugene. Refer to Genie Scout 16g FAQ if you have further questions.

Apart from no ads, the "g" edition has 6 extra features:
  • In-Game Scout: The highlight in 16g that brings GS usability to a whole new level
  • Search by role/duty: New tab in advanced search popup that allows searching by role and duty - plus sortable columns of each of them in search results
  • Probability of Development: A statistically based model that will show the probability of reaching theoretical maximum of players ability
  • Progress Rate: Shows the predicted speed of player's development, depending on his ambition, determination, professionalism etc
  • Support for Graphics: If you have custom facepacks and/or kitpacks added to your FM, it should show on player and team profiles on GS
  • Top Players Lists: Automatically generated lists for best players, most promising and top bargains in the world, by position

Please note that during the first run of "g" edition it may take a few minutes to create the graphic packs cache. Next time it will be loaded much faster.

Eugene has automatized the process of distribution for the "g" edition, so you will have to wait just a few minutes before you receive a download link and a key file. But only if they have sent correct contact email, correct Unique ID alongside your donation.

Make sure you check your Spam folder too.
It might take up to 24 hours though. In case of problem with your donation, please contact Eugene using the email address you'll see in the message after donation.

FM Scout (the site) is not involved in the donations towards Eugene, neither has any responsibility delivering the ad-free version to you after donation. This is a process handled solely by Eugene himself.

Bug Reports

During closed beta stage for supporters, Eugene fixed all bugs that came to surface. As a result, the public edition should be quite stable from its very first version.

Should you find a bug, please report it to the Genie Scout forum.
Read this before submitting any bugs!

Known issue: Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.

Any comment including bug report posted on this page will be removed on sight!

Please understand it is forbidden by the EULA from SI and SEGA to export all the data from the results. You should be able to export only basic information such as player name, club, age, etc.


Genie Scout 16 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 10 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


July 22: v1.0 build 614
  • Compatible with 16.3.2

April 7: v1.0 build 613
  • Compatible with 16.3.1

December 16: Beta 11 build 611
  • Compatible with 16.3.0

December 16: Beta 10 build 610
  • Compatible with 16.2.0

November 30: First release - beta 9 build 609
  • Compatible with 16.1.1
  • Compatible with FM Touch
  • Minor fixes

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Downloads: 395469 / Size: 7.4 MB / Added: 2015-11-30
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 16 - Exclusive

222 comments have been posted so far.

  • Boyd147's avatar
    Sadly the public version is usually released at the end of the dates they give.

    The email service you guys have is pretty bad, took over an hour to get the activation email for account...should be almost instant
  • ruifcp's avatar
    stam any ideia if genie will be released today? thanks
  • labi10's avatar
    "It will be available in around 2 weeks.
    Best Regards,
    Eugene Tarabanovsky
    10.03.2016 8:19"

    if that is correct then we can expect to have public version at any time now...
  • redmanftw's avatar
    stam says that public version will released 25-28 march...we are waiting!
  • labi10's avatar
    problem is because there is no public FMscout availible now. Eugene said he will release today or tomorow.

    But if you want it now then you have to donate money to Eugene(around 4 dollars i think) then Eugene will give you access to newest version.

    I hope he will release public version those days...
  • softlinker's avatar
    Hi man i hoope you can help me whith this
    what problem is his !!!!!
  • Ryanatix's avatar
    All of a sudden my genie scout has stopped working and i get the message saying "your version of football manager is not supported Football Manager 16: 16.3.0f776772
  • Zafizufi's avatar

    I have a big trouble about running Genie Scout. In the previous games, when an update was developed and updated like from 15.1 to 15.3, a carrier which was the previous updates like 15.1, genie was also running for the previous update carriers but not working for the new carriers which is run from 15.3 updates. Now, in the 16 version of FM, when i downloaded the last update on the Steam, previous Genie Scout 16.2 started not to work on the previous update carriers. How can i fix it? Otherwise, I wait for the new Genie 16.3 impatiently, have a nice day FmScout!
  • bcfcbrad's avatar
    i am using a different pc am i allowed to be sent another product key for it to work on the other pc
  • lpalic1's avatar
    i install new windows and now my genie dont work good... someone know what is a problem?
  • oguzhanakkush's avatar
    i cant update STAM an error was encountered while trying to get version info. cannot get data from web ????????
  • Stam's avatar
    @akakevin: Sounds like you didn't add place your key file to the appropriate folder.

    @Lef: It's not up to me. Eugene wants to delay the update of the public edition until 25-27 March to reward his direct supporters. He does it every year for the January transfer patch.

    @osdodo: It may take up to 24 hours. Make sure to check your email's spam/junk area because the key file comes attached and it's unknown file type.

    @Andriy: You need to email Eugene about this and he will provide a new key file for you. The old one won't work because your unique id has changed after the format.
  • akakevin's avatar
    I just downloaded GFM16. but when i load players, their names are all screwed up like ''l'nqx '@#enje" all the names of players are weird like that?!!
  • Lef's avatar
    Βγάλτο μωρέ να παίξουμε το ΣΚ... Αμάν...
  • jackyshw's avatar
    when will release 16.3?
  • oguzhanakkush's avatar
    hey my fm16 v3.0 but genie scout not v3.0 i need it. when u ll make this patch?
  • osdodo's avatar
    for three hours I did not get the key .
    I tried already contact Eugen but no answer
    how long I have to wait?
  • Andriy's avatar
    I've fomarted my PC and got key file of old one. I've just started a new game on new PC and the Players Ratings are very messed, like Messi 28% Best Pot Rating, and some random players like 105% Best Pot Rating. Is this a error from version or from my pc?
  • Stam's avatar
    @pez89: Reply to his email and tell him ;)

    @gowers11: I think there's a setting for that in the tool's options.
  • pez89's avatar

    I donated for the genie 16 'g' edition and Eugene has sent me the 15 'g' version.

    How do I go about receiving the correct edition?
  • gowers11's avatar
    Hi Stam, is there any way to turn off the In Game Scout in the G Edition?? Pop up boxes appear in game all the time whether I want them or not. Thanks
  • Stam's avatar
    Eugene intends to release the update for the public GS16 edition before the end of this month, around 25-28 March. He wants to reward the direct supporters of his work and to encourage donations from people who haven't donated so far this season.

    I've answered that a couple of times in my previous comments. I should make it possible to feature a comment that will show on top as a sticky item; it would save time and frustration.
  • Johannes Filskov's avatar
    I got this answer:

    "It will be available in around 2 weeks.
    Best Regards,
    Eugene Tarabanovsky
    10.03.2016 8:19"
  • manowar2401's avatar
    when uptated genie scout for 16.3? please answer me?
  • SHANON30's avatar
    when the public version on Genie Scout will updated for 16.3 ?

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