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FM Genie Scout for FM18 is confirmed

Eugene is working on Genie Scout 18. The public edition is expected at the end of November, but you can already get your hands on the beta of the "g" edition.

By on Oct 21, 2017   Dec 01, 2017   129862 views   138 comments
News - FM Genie Scout for FM18 is confirmed
I'm delighted to announce that Eugene is working on Genie Scout 18, the new version for Football Manager 2018.

FM Genie Scout has always been the world's favorite scout utility for Football Manager since its very first version.

We pride ourselves on exclusively releasing this legendary tool since 2009. As always we try our best to deliver Genie Scout to the world every year because your support to this project is outstanding.

Besides the "g" only features that already exist, Eugene is preparing a major new feature for Genie Scout 18g, providing in-depth player development knowledge based on the history of thousands of games.

GS STATS Explained

That's pretty exciting, right? :)

FM Genie Scout 18 Release Date

Public edition

While we can't give you a firm date for the release of the public version, we should be able to release it towards the end of November. It usually arrives approximately 4 weeks after the "g" edition.

Update (Nov 27th): Eugene posted a comment on this very page, explaining that GS18 public edition will arrive either on Friday night (Dec 1st) or on Saturday (Dec 2nd).
Update (Dec 1st): Eugene informed me he'll be able to prepare public GS18 tomorrow (Dec 2nd). He doesn't want to set any specific hour though.
Update (Dec 2nd): Genie Scout 18 is now available for free download.

"g" edition

The "g" edition, which is the one for people who donate, is available since 27 October (beta 1). Current version (beta 10) is compatible with the 18.1.3 version (for both FM18 and FMT18).

You can now donate for GS18 "g" edition.
Do not report bugs in the comments below!



Genie Scout 18g Explained

The "g" edition is ad-free and has certain features compared to the public edition.
More specifically:
  • GS Stats (new in 18g)
  • In-Game Scout
  • Role Ratings
  • Probability of Development
  • Progress Rate
  • Top Players list
  • Facepack/Kit support

Is there a way to test this "g" edition?
Yes! If you still have FM17 installed, you can try the "g" edition of Genie Scout 17 for free. It's not a trial, it's 100% unlocked forever.


How can I get Genie Scout 18 public edition asap?

The public edition of GS18 will be directly added to fmscout.com the moment it is ready.

But we can notify you via email when this happens, so you won't miss time at all.
So make sure to sign up for our newsletter today.

It's expected for release sometime at the end of November; no specific time has been set though.

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Discussion: FM Genie Scout for FM18 is confirmed

138 comments have been posted so far.

  • EPS's avatar
    Создатель красавчик, из России с любовью!
  • Justice's avatar
    I guess some people are just born without patience. I may not be a user of this tool, but it pains me to see Eugene, a very committed and diligent provider to this community, receive such unwarranted and, quite frankly, ignorant comments regarding the length of time it is taking for this tool to be released to the public. Maybe, if the impatient take the time to pull their heads out of their collective brown-holes, they might realise that Eugene is working hard to deliver an (evidently) usable and desirable tool, and his efforts should be appreciated, not harassed.
  • christos547's avatar
    bluemoon78..what is wrong with you??really :D
    if you want it that bad donate..or shut the fuck up and wait the public..
  • ruifcp's avatar
    stop put pressure on Eugene, and thank him for his work, if he said he will release it today, he will release it today when it's ready...be patiente
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    The God give your punishment, Eugene.. What's goıng on man ??? What are u waiting ??? What do you want ??? Why dont you release GS 18p?? When will you release GS 18p ??? Today is 2nd December, keeping your promise....Come on!....
  • Erosdaiou's avatar
    be patient it might end up being like last year at the end of the day before night come so chill out folks i know the scout system is still sucking hard time in the game but you can still have a good idea
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    Where are u, Eugene??? how many times will we wait ??? GS18p dont release yet, today is 2nd of Dec. answer pls...
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    I know 2nd dec. but when?? afternoon or tonıght??? can someone tell a time ????
  • supr3m3's avatar
    Eugene and Stam it's 2nd december we are still waiting..
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    When? When? to be released GS18p pls. I cant play FM18 and not waiting....
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: Eugene informed me he won't be able to finish up GS18 public edition tonight, but he'll prepare it tomorrow. No specific time is set though. Not much longer left to wait :)
  • Erosdaiou's avatar
    nope moujik tranquista is a role only for AMC and not the winger if i m not mistaking
  • moujik36's avatar
    Hi, will all positions/roles be catered for in next update? i've a formation with a Trequartista placed on the left wing and either I'm being dumb or i cant filter for that role in that position.

    if this wont be addressed, what do people recommend i do? currently searching left footed AMC trequartista to get a decent fit.
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    Genie said that; Public version will be ready by Friday night or Saturday at the latest. but I hope to be released tomorrow because tomorrow is 30 Nov. I thınk, Genie or Stam keep promise for to released GS 18p end of November.
  • ruifcp's avatar
    hi friends, any ideia when GS is released?
  • supr3m3's avatar
    We are still waiting for Gs 18 public version, hope we can download it soon. Thanks
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    Thx. for working about GS 18 p but is GS 18 writing programme very hard??? why is it taking a lot of time
  • Genie's avatar
    @bluemoon78: Public version will be ready by Friday night or Saturday at the latest. Unfortunately, I'm not able to finish it during the mid-week.
  • manhhadao's avatar
    I made a donation on fm genie scout for fm 2018 with the email [email protected]
    But after one week i still haven't received the email with the game key.
    Please check if there is any problem.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Ronni3: The alert box that comes up with yes/no is currently bugged (and will be fixed in the next update). Click yes to dismiss it, then go to options and untick the relevant checkbox that disables data collection.

    @bluemoon78: It's up to Eugene to decide, but I'm hoping it has to be sometime next week, before the weekend. End of November.
  • Ronni3's avatar
    genie scout wants to collect data in the background,but the no thanks option does not work,infact the program wont close unless i click "yes".Whats going on?
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    When will be released GS 18 public? the time passed 4 weeks since 27 Oct. Everyone wait this. I hope you dont wait a long time
  • Stam's avatar
    Beta 10 is now available. Compatible with the newest 18.1.3 patch. Check for new version within the app or wait for Eugene's email. Enjoy!
  • gsoundu's avatar
    any news?
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: Eugene was unable to finish the 18.1.3 update tonight, but we should have it tomorrow.

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