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FM23 Essentials - Audio Match Commentary

The beloved Audio Match Commentary Pack returns for 2023! Featuring an array of immersive sound files from diverse sources, including updated stadium ambiance, all expertly revamped and reworked to work seamlessly with Football Manager 2023

By Updated on Oct 28, 2022   216876 views   588 comments
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FM 2023 Other Files - FM23 Essentials - Audio Match Commentary
There are 2 versions of this mod available.

Free Version with Commentary: While it offers a taste of my innovation, please note that it has received limited updates since 2019 and is not finely tuned like the premium version. This pack comes with only 1000 sound triggers, it's just a glimpse of the complete version to give you an idea of how this mod works. Available for download on both Windows and MacBook platforms. .

Complete Version With Commentary - Experience the Ultimate Edition and Immerse Yourself in The World Of Football Manager with Live Updates, Featuring a Constant Streams of Fresh Sounds and Triggers, Enhanced Timing for Commentary, Enriched with Crowds, Stadium Effects, and Beyond - Dive into a Treasure Trove of Over 4500 Sound Triggers (Exclusively on My Personal Blog ( PURCHASE BASED )- Available for Windows).

We invite you to explore the Free Version to acquaint yourself with the mod's functionality. Yet, the Full Version stands in a league of its own, boasting an impressive 4000+ additional sounds, a sweeping overhaul in trigger timing, and the elimination of overlapping elements. Trust us when we say, it's a game-changer. But don't just take our word for it — check out the reviews below and witness the transformation for yourself.

Improvements from FM22 to FM23

  • Removal of more dead sound triggers that don't activate any sounds
  • European competition music still in
  • More sounds added for each triggered movement of a player
  • Massive overhaul of balancing the amount and how often triggers activate
  • Additional sound triggers added for new situations
  • Additional sounds added to existing triggers for more variation of commentary
  • More relevant crowd reaction sounds added to situations
  • Crowd chanting and singing added for better crowd atmosphere
  • Added stadium sounds ( announcers, substitution, added time )
  • VAR action
  • Goal Music
  • New Goal Variations - Hattrick - Comeback - Equalizer etc
  • Added pitch sounds
  • More Balancing of all sounds
And Many more.

Each year that passes by this pack becomes more and more improved.


I've created a video of the installation process for clear and precise help. It's pretty straight forward to be fair !


Windows Installation
Program files -> Steam -> steamapps -> common -> Football Manager 2023 -> data

MacBook Installation
Application Support -> Steam -> steamapps -> common -> Football Manager 2023 -> data

All versions are extremely simple to install. Just download the version you want, extract the x2 .fmf files (winzip or winrar) then place the 2 extracted files in the correct above directory.

Done !

When SI update the game it puts your game files back to default and also creates a new version of the game. I then release a new version of the mod Simply just paste your downloaded files back in the data file and your new pack will overwrite the default sounds again. DO NOT PASTE AN OLD VERSION AS IT WILL CRASH YOUR GAME.

Crowd and stadium sounds only versions are also available: ( Non Commentary)
British crowd and stadium pack
German crowd and stadium pack

Free version has now been updated. please redownload an install as older versions will not work.

For the PURCHASE BASED VERSION please check out



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Discussion: FM23 Essentials - Audio Match Commentary

588 comments have been posted so far.

  • MetzFM's avatar

    If you get the crowd only version it will just overwrite the commentary version mate. No need to worry. Just overwrite existing files when copying across
  • Smurfygray86's avatar
    Hi mate I’ve got the full paid version and I’m wanting to just have crowd sounds now instead of commentating is there any way I can do this I am going to pay again and just download the fan sounds only just want to make sure I do it right without messing anything up thank you
  • Swilsoni89's avatar
    @MetziFM nice one mate
  • MetzFM's avatar

    Follow this link mate
  • Swilsoni89's avatar
    @MetzFM how do i get the paid version mate?
  • Richardcharlston's avatar
    @mykal. Fair enough Marra

    have a good weekend enjoy the footy whoever you support
  • mykal's avatar
    @Richardcharlston, its how you read it without knowing me that effects it, if you heard me ask, would be different, If you knew me, you would know already that I'm a very matter of fact person, so often blunt, BUT never rude, things always get screwy reading text I find. but rest assured I would never be rude when asking fer stuff from a content creator, I myself have hand drawn literally 100's if not 1000's of custom logo's fer people when they play create a club or want a club logo modernised, so I fully appreciate work done by others, always. Laters Mucker and have a good yerself too
  • Richardcharlston's avatar

    its how you ask your question, it comes across as a demand
    i know Metz, and how much work he puts in to this for people, a polite request is all that is needed

    have a wonderful day
  • MetzFM's avatar
    @mykal... Yes mate
  • mykal's avatar
    Are you still working on the British no commentary update please?
  • mykal's avatar
    Who's moaning? I asked a question
    wind yer neck in
  • Telutelu43's avatar
    Is it normal that sometimes you hear the comments and not the sound of the public?
  • Phildw's avatar
    Absolute class! simple as that. I cannot play FM without this fantastic sound pack that just keeps on improving. Thanks for the extremely hard work Metz.
  • Bob McNab's avatar
    Paid update is usual. Great work again mate.

  • Richardcharlston's avatar
    We all need to support Metz in what he is doing. This file is one of the best mods in the game.

    people moaning about unrelated crashes, or demanding updates really don’t help.

    please respect Metz and appreciate his immense contribution to enhance your game. Thanks
  • jeff44's avatar
    Thanks for the main audio sound pack much appreciated
  • mykal's avatar
    So not the British no commentary pack yet?
  • MetzFM's avatar
  • kingdavid's avatar
    Ok it’s fine now, I’ve worked it out. But i had a problem. On 2D match view it keeps on flickering. Any reason why?
  • kingdavid's avatar
    And also does this work on gamepass
  • kingdavid's avatar
    For free version
  • kingdavid's avatar
    Hi. Is the sound pack updated on this site or do you have to go to the website for the updated version.
  • MetzFM's avatar
    It was a miss type mate. 2 files that need moving. It so simple
  • Telutelu43's avatar
    @Metzfm you comment that there are three files, there are two that I understand simatch and simatchviewer-pc .
  • jeff44's avatar
    So sorry to hear that mate keep your chin up & thank you for all your hard work in bringing this fantastic sound pack to make the game sound much better

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