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How to find & download the official FM23 Pre-Game Editor

A tutorial on how to find & download the official Football Manager 2023 Pre-Game Editor on Steam.

By on Nov 08, 2022   14644 views   9 comments
FM Tutorials - How to find & download the official FM23 Pre-Game Editor
The FM 2023 Editor also known as the FM23 pre-game data editor is a powerful editing tool that allows the user to modify the Football Manager 2023 database.

It is available for free as a separate download for anyone who has bought FM23 through Steam library under tools.

How to find it in a glance:
Open Steam -> Library -> Tools -> Football Manager 2023 Editor

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1: To find and download the pre-game editor for Football Manager 2023, you'll need to log into the Steam desktop app first.

Step 2: On the top-left menu (Store/Library/Community/User), go on Library.

Step 3: Select "Games" then tick "Tools".



Step 4: You will now see a number of titles, just scroll down to Football Manager 2023 Editor, right click on it and finally select install.



The download will now proceed, and you'll be able to use it.

The initial run may require to install direct X files.

For optimal performance it is recommended that you use the FM 2023 Editor on a high-end machine with at least 4GB RAM or more.
Due to massive amount of data stored in the Football Manager 2023 database you may experience poor or slow performance on low-end systems.


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Discussion: How to find & download the official FM23 Pre-Game Editor

9 comments have been posted so far.

  • tikkamezzala's avatar
    Have they scrapped the Pre-Game Editor? It's nowhere to be found in Steam..
  • Wiseowl65's avatar
    I've also done all of the below and the tools option is not there under Library or anywhere within Steam?
  • Stam's avatar
    @scorpio: The pregame editor is currently bugged and crashes with certain functions. That seems to be one of them.
  • scorpio02's avatar
    any news about "delete all injuries/loans crash"?
  • Stam's avatar
    @GORT: Update FM23 first. Then restart Steam and you should see the editor in your Steam library (ensure "Tools" is checked).
  • GORT's avatar
    No sign of the editor here either.
  • Douglass's avatar
    Edit: You just have to leave Steam and connect again.It will be ok
  • Douglass's avatar
    Same for me, don't see th editor under tools
  • Wylsey's avatar
    Do not see the editor under tools, is it the same for everyone or just me?
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