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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 Updated on Dec 01, 2017   149429 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 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.

  • Stam's avatar
    We are aware there's a new patch 18.1.3 out. Eugene will probably prepare an update tonight. Will follow up on the status in a couple of hours.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Michalis: Send an email to Eugene. Pass him your new Unique ID. Explain your situation. He will provide you with a new key file.
  • Michalis's avatar
    Dear Stam,
    I donated for genie scout, I download it about three weeks ago, but now my hdd is damaged and I have a new one. So I lost genie scout.
    How can I download it again, because the url in my email is for an old version and there is no file to download.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Blenderhead: English please. Public edition will be released at the end of November.

    @danjackaman: It's not broken. The first season is 16/17 because in certain leagues (e.g. Brazil), the season begins in 2016. Go to "Value" tab and you'll find what you need there.

    @duleejohnson: You can find your Unique ID from an older Genie Scout, such as GS17.
  • Blenderhead's avatar
    Quando sai o completo?
  • danjackaman's avatar
    GS Stats seems to be broken in 8.09 version... I'm no longer getting any data for first season transfer fees (in fact, it's saying 'fees for 16/17' which is the wrong season seeing as the game starts in 17/18'.
  • duleejohnson's avatar
    i want to donate for first time, but i need enter Unique ID? i dont have it
  • Stam's avatar
    Beta 8 is now available. The downloadable is significantly larger than before due to the addition of thousands new data history points.
    Introducing the brand new feature GS STATS: in-depth statistics based on the data collected on over a few thousands of games.
    A dedicated news article on GS STATS will arrive soon.
  • rasmus9009's avatar
    how can i download genie scout 18? please help icouldn t do it
  • fredrikbv's avatar
    Need new Key, Eugene is not answering on e-mail
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick Update: There should be a new version out tonight that will address the staff search issue, as well as mark the debut of the long-awaited GS STATS feature.
  • theusual's avatar
    hi, is it still not possible to save a shortlist in genie scout?
  • Stam's avatar
    I can confirm there's an issue with staff search (not finding enough non-players). I've alerted Eugene since this morning, but he hasn't returned my messages yet. I'll be away for the next 2-3 hours, and hoping I'll have some news for you then.

    As stated above, do NOT report bugs in the comments here. Use the Genie Scout forum instead.
  • Gogus's avatar
    so when will it be fixed STAM?
  • nicknocknoo's avatar
    access violation error!
  • jimbossy's avatar
    I installed the new 18.1.2 Beta 7 and now I see -1 for some of my players sale value. Is this a bug?
  • AlexRossoneri's avatar
    Same problem.Only 120 staffs.And acces violation error :(
  • lt5urge's avatar
    Staff search is also problematic for me. Only finds 164 non-players while I have 42571 players loaded :(
  • Gogus's avatar
    ive got same problem as Dominik123 ... acces violation error
  • triforce's avatar
    A friend of mine is also having problems with staff search after the update. Any news on this?
  • egor's avatar
    hello, i buy fmscout but maked a mistake in email, can anybody help me?
    sorry for bad english
  • Dominik123's avatar
    Just updated my Genie Scout 18g

    Now the "Top lists" function does not work anymore, I get "Access violation" error messages every time :-(
  • triforce's avatar
    A lot of staff are missing after the scout update. Anyone else having this problem? Can't find Mourinho, Buvac, Rowley and most other staff
  • Jejevds1984's avatar
    Lunch is over ;-)

    Can't wait using FM genie scout!
  • Stam's avatar
    @Gogus: Today, before lunch I believe.

    @timunic39: End of November.

    @IchimV79: Contact Eugene, pass him your new unique ID; he will provide you with a new key.

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