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FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool for FM23. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2023. Updated on May 11th.

By Updated on Oct 01, 2023   819308 views   327 comments
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Downloads: 266879 / Size: 11.9 MB / Added: 2022-11-30
Football Manager 2023 Tools - FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 23, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2023. 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 2022 - build 1304
Updated: 11 May 2023 - build 1314

Genie Scout 23 "g" edition now free!

As of October 1st, the special "g" edition of Genie Scout is available for free! Normally this edition requires a license and is only given to Eugene's direct supporters who donate to keep the development of this brilliant tool alive.
Genie Scout 23g has no ads and includes some extra features, such as GS STATS, search by role rating and probability of development.
Download Genie Scout 23 "g"

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 23 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.


OS: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
FM20: 23.5.0 (current), 23.4.0, 23.3.0, 23.2.2, 23.2.0, 23.1.0
Platforms: Steam, Epic, Game Pass

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
Can I use it to edit attributes and other details?
No. However, we exclusively release a real time editor:
FMS Editor 23

How to run GS23

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

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2023 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 23 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 23 comes in two editions:
The public edition comes with 2 banner ads.
The "g" edition has no ads and includes a few minor extra features.

In order to get the "g" edition, you need to donate to Eugene.

Genie Scout 23g Explained

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. Another email containing the key file might take a while though. 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.

Donations are handled by Eugene. He will deliver the ad-free version to you after donation.

Bug Reports

During closed beta stage for supporters, Eugene fixed most bugs that came to surface. As a result, the public edition should be reasonably 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 issues:
- Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.
- In-Game Scout works, but not always for everyone. Eugene is still trying to find a way to make it work more consistently.

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 23 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 17 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


May 10: build 1313
  • Compatible with 23.5 China Update
  • Other minor fixes

April 30: build 1312
  • Compatible with 23.4 Final Data Update
  • Other minor fixes

March 11: build 1310
  • Compatible with 23.3 Hotfix
  • Other minor fixes

December 2: Second release - build 1306
  • Compatible with 23.2
  • Compatible with 23.2 Game Pass
  • Compatible with 23.2 Game Pass Console
  • Loading issue fixed
  • Player/Staff appears in the team squad list now
  • GS STATS data updated
  • Other minor fixes

November 30: First release - build 1304
  • Compatible with FM 23.1.0
  • Compatible with FM 23.1.0 Game Pass
  • My Team feature fixed
  • Other minor fixes

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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive

327 comments have been posted so far.

  • EvandroRoncatto's avatar
    Just donated and got the G version e-mail immediately and started to use it. It works without any problem until now. But, it seems G version is a bit slower than public version so I would probably download public version when it's published. Much thanks to Eugene and Stam for your great effort. I can't play this game with Genie Scout.
  • Milano89's avatar
    thank you, but public edition isnt working. Its still 23.3
  • Stam's avatar
    GS23g has been updated for the 23.4 patch. Donating to Eugene is now possible. Enjoy.
    More details tomorrow.
  • AmaralC04's avatar
    In gs23g there are several bugs, such as when searching for goalkeepers through roles, it doesn't find anyone and there are no goalkeepers in the databases.
  • cakulyu's avatar
    Will the update come today?
  • dragann's avatar
    I need it! :D I am stuck in the beginning of a transfer period.
  • NobleSavage's avatar
    Will Eugene continue to support this year's scout even though his payment system is down?
    Like many others, I've supported the development of this awesome app for more than a few years.
  • grilow's avatar
    any ETA on the new update?
  • Insuranseguy's avatar
    @Evanlet Try scrolling just a tiny bit.
  • Evanlet's avatar
    why i can not donate now. It said "This store is not currently accepting orders."
  • charmander's avatar
    The below changes I have been requesting for the past 5+ years (since GS 18 onwards) for every single year. Lack of competition and lazy UI make for a very stale product every single year, that I have paid for.

    Since a new version is upcoming due to 23.4, I once again request Eugene to make the same changes that I ask, to ease life for us players, that extensively use GS.

    Staff Changes:
    Staff attributes such as Judging Staff Ability, Negotiating have still not been added for 4 editions of GS.

    Player Changes:
    Vision attribute is still wrongly appears in alphabetical order where the earlier Creativity attribute would appear in Player Search, Player Profile and Player Rating Coefficients.

    Consistency, Dirtiness, Important Matches, Injury Proneness and Versatility still appear under Mental and Physical attributes, instead of Hidden Attributes in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients.

    Hidden Attributes is still wrongly named as Mental Traits in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients since Genie Scout 18.

    Default player positions in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients have been the same since Genie Scout 14. Target Man, Fast Striker, etc are no longer being used in game.

    Club Changes:
    Still unable to search clubs by Junior Coaching, Youth Recruitment.
  • Stam's avatar
    There's a new patch out today. Eugene is aware and working on an updated version of GS. I don't know if he'll be able to release an update tonight, but I'll keep you posted once I have news.
  • figo82's avatar
    new update?new version of fm again ? fm genie could not find right version
  • charmander's avatar
    I just realised that this latest edition of Genie Scout accurately predicts the Sale Value of players. This has never happened before, last correctly predicting version being Genie Scout 13 (FM 2013). Thank you Eugene! No need for In-game Editor anymore.
  • swat71's avatar
    Apparently you don't want donations! What's going on there?
    "This store is not currently accepting orders."
  • Stam's avatar
    Donations remain not possible. This is NOT something WE can fix because we have no control of whatever problems the FastSpring platform is experiencing or somehow enforcing despite they re-enabled Eugene's store last week. If anything changes, I'll post again.
    If you're unable to open GS and getting an error (list index out of bounds, access violation at address), try to reinstall.
    @allanbonioli: GS23 is backwards compatible with older FM23 versions, so it should work with 23.2.0 unless it's not the original game.
  • Landas's avatar
    I have access to the donations page through the tool. But still not possible to order. But it's cool it's progressing.
  • drcm's avatar
    still not possible to donate. the fastspring website doesn`t accept orders. "This store is not currently accepting orders."
  • lasthawk's avatar
    if you get "list index out of bounds 6937392" problem , try to uninstall the app and install again. it worked for me
  • drcm's avatar
    anyone knows how to get G version of this tool. None of the donate links work. Have tried directly through the website and from the Genie application it redirects you to and it says "This website is not currently available." I`ve tried week ago, today still the same problem.
  • allanbonioli's avatar
    Good morning friend, I have version 23.2.0 of the game and I can't use GenieScout, could you help me?
  • MonttiP's avatar
    "Access violation at address 00b24500 in module 'FMGeniScout.exe'. Read of address 00000078"

    What do i do? I just downloaded and installed it two minutes ago. I cannot use it, help please
  • Fernando Dowsley's avatar
  • mjbeard91's avatar
    New update isn't working for me. It's installed correctly, I believe anyway. When I run the program, the initial small loading window appears as normal. Once that's completed loading...nothing. The GS23 icon is on my taskbar as it would normally be if the program were running but nothing is there. If I hover over the icon with my mouse, it just shows a white screen with nothing on it. Anyone else having this issue? and does anybody have any tips please?
  • rinso's avatar
    @Stam, thanks!

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