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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   128917 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.

  • Gogus's avatar
    when will we recieve the update for 18.1.2?
  • timunic39's avatar
    when does the free version come out ??
  • IchimV79's avatar
    Hy Stam. Yes. I reinstalled Windows 2 days ago. There are solutions?
  • Stam's avatar
    @IchimV79: Something must be wrong with your key file. Have you recently upgraded / reinstalled Windows or changed computer?

    @Lackow: Normally he replies to all emails within 24 hours. Let me know if it's more than that, and I'll alert him about your case.

    @jmc-1989: That's odd. Does it happen when you have FM in full screen or in windowed mode too? Best to post this in the GS forum though.
  • IchimV79's avatar


    How can i solve this?

    Or this:

  • Lackow's avatar
    Hello guys,

    I have some problems. My Unique ID changed because i reinstalled the system configurations on my PC. I wrote an email to Eugene but he didnt reply tha for a long time agot. I rly want to use it this program :)
  • jmc-1989's avatar
    Just a quick issue report so hopefully helps :)

    When in game, about 90% of the time if Genie is loaded the 'loading' block is visible in the centre of the screen
  • SB92's avatar
    I haven't received an email with the most up to date version of the G version of genie scout. Unable to update as I am on the 1st beta so the update feature doesn't work... Please help?
  • Red till im dead's avatar
    You download any of the free previous versions and get the ID from running that.

    @Mr Social: That can happen when you haven't got the key installed, is that in the same folder as Genie Scout?
  • BooHoo's avatar
    where is my unique ID ?
  • nasos4's avatar
    How do i get the unique ID in order to donate, if i havent any previous versions of the FM Genie Scout?
  • mr_social's avatar
    Heya, just wondering if someone can help. Got the latest version of GS, and loaded my db. But, the players position are all Gk's and their nationalities are all random - also incorrect! Is there anything I need to do/check?
  • GV10's avatar
    Where can i find the download of FM Genie Scout 18
  • Stam's avatar
    Genie Scout was updated this morning for 18.1.0. Earlier tonight a new patch 18.1.1 was released. Eugene won't be able to update GS again before tomorrow.
  • Red till im dead's avatar
    The game has been released officially now, today.
  • Jaswege's avatar
    18.1.1. It would be better if you leave before the release for the release.
  • Red till im dead's avatar
    We got to wait till we get sent the 18.1.1 version, apparently won't be until tomorrow. :(
  • kupits's avatar
    Russian does not work. Repair please
  • himesreus's avatar
    i need the new version asap. please help i didn't received new mail yet
  • Tinuologo's avatar
    i just got the g edition now and it is not working. tried to update it but it says i was already on the latest version. anyone have a link for me.
  • Edska's avatar
    FM just got update to 18.1.1 and Genie scout does not work, because it is for 18.1 atm :(
  • deek123's avatar
    is there any way to change the attribute colours shown in the in-game -scout ?
  • leeroy5001's avatar
    Any news on when genie scout will be updated for full ver fm18?
  • sarron12's avatar
    Hi, good evening, I would like to know how and how can I download the fm genies scout 2018?
  • Gunner91's avatar
    I would donate £20 if you make the export to excel work properly.

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