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FM23 Realistic Media Pack

The largest & most realistic media pack for FM23 ever. Adds 4,250+ real media, 1,000 real journalists & 80 bookmakers, along with their styles & personalities.

By on Dec 11, 2022   34598 views   4 comments
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Downloads: 11303 / Size: 1.5 MB / Added: 2022-12-11
Football Manager 2023 Data Updates - FM23 Realistic Media Pack
A complete media collection for FM 2023. Continuing the work from the FM22 pack.

More Journalists & Their Personalities

  • Added journalists and personalities for about 80% of all 1,000
  • Personalities based on employer
  • Example: Someone from a less reputable outlet may be dishonest or ill-tempered, but someone from a very good outlet may be honest or factual.
  • 20% Personalities based on real life written articles
  • Example: A journalist may work for a gossip outlet, but their articles may be more tactical or more thorough and honest than the rest of their coworkers. Or, one journalist may be very detailed and long-winded, while another may simply ask one question, and write a short article of a few sentences.
  • Employees added based on outlet size
  • Example: Bigger media outlets may have several journalists, while smaller may have only one.
  • 20% Have Favored Clubs
  • These are based on their favorite clubs or clubs they regularly report on/are inside sources for.

More Media & Their Styles:

  • Added top-club dedicated websites with their real life journalists & individual personalities
  • Added local media outlets & their real life journalists & individual personalities for:
  • USA, Czech Republic, Belgium, Austria, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, France, and a few minor here and there(Turkey, Guatemala, Peru, etc
  • Different mediums of media outlets have differing coverage and frequency
  • Example: A Magazine may be monthly, A newspaper daily or bi-weekly, their online counterparts daily.

Realistic Scope Settings:

Media will cover areas they cover in real life.
Examples: Other media packs may have had an EPL-only media covering all of Europe. They now only cover EPL.
Or a Norwegian media may cover Norway, along with EPL, and La Liga. They cover those competitions in FM also.


80 Local bookmakers for:
USA, Ukraine, Turkey, England, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Poland, Norway, Greece, Germany, France, Denmark, Czech, Croatia, China, Colombia, Brazil, Bosnia, & Argentina

Housekeeping / Corrections / Fixes

  • Removed duplicated media
  • Removed some irrelevant old FM changes
  • Removed duplicated club/type/nation settings
  • Removed incorrect club/type/nation settings
  • Added missing club/type/nation settings
  • Fixed errors & typos
  • Fixed some female journalists not being labeled female
  • Fixed wrong Scopes
  • Fixed wrong Coverage Areas
  • Removed outlets now out of business or fake
  • Added missing Types
  • Fixed names
  • Added missing Styles
  • Added more global coverage of the biggest leagues and competitions
  • Deleted duplicate journalists
  • Added missing employers for journalists
  • Linked some media together

How to add this media pack on FM23

Place in Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2023\editor data.
Start a new save.
When selecting the database (before Advanced Setup), be sure to select the checkbox to enable this file.

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Contribute to the pack

As the pack has evolved over a number of years, it is possible that some of the sources are outdated or inaccurate. There may also be new sources in real life that are not captured in the pack.

You can request inclusion of new sources.

Please check in game by using the pack first in case the source you are requesting is already part of the pack. For any errors with current sources, a PM might be easiest.

If you can't find the media you are looking for and want to request a new source, please send in the following info as follows:


Credit to creators of previous media packs used with permission.

Innumerable alterations, additions and updates and hopefully still active: MajesticEternity

World Media - Nik33
English and Scottish - Joe5p

Argentina - prestige087
Belgium - BadAss88
Brazil: Mundi UP, Adriano Roberto
Canada - yellowsweatygorilla
Hungary - CormakRepublicAvatar
Indonesia - rio_pl
Irish League - TheGavinMaxwell
Irish Fantasy Pyramid - BoyinGreen
Parche Liga Chilena - Tapia
Poland - FM Revolution
Portugal - kojuropp
Russia - Footmob
Serbia - gamingfreak
Sweden - mattep74
Switzerland - adesmir
Turkey - mentese

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Downloads: 11303 / Size: 1.5 MB / Added: 2022-12-11
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Discussion: FM23 Realistic Media Pack

4 comments have been posted so far.

  • Footmob's avatar
    I did not expect to see myself in the authors for Russia. I remember how long ago I made a database of Russian media for one of the parts of FM.

    Thank you for updating the data for FM23.
  • Nisylro's avatar
    thxs :)
  • Stam's avatar
    @Nisylro: It's Nik33's media pack. This page is assigned to him and there's a Steam workshop link to it as well.
  • Nisylro's avatar
    This mod is the same of Steam Nik'33 Media Pack or another ?
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