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Football Manager 2014 Beta Now Available

The beta version of FM14 is now available to download via Steam for all those people who pre-ordered from our store!

By on Oct 16, 2013   22079 views   1 comments
News - Football Manager 2014 Beta Now Available
For those of you who have pre-ordered through our store we are delighted to let you know that the beta version of Football Manager 2014 is now available to download via Steam!
For more information about the beta, see this page: FM14 Beta Explained

You can still pre-order FM14 at our official store at any time between now and October 31st and get access to the beta version.

Important: You are actually buying the full game which will be released on 31 October, but you get to play the beta now as a free bonus for your pre-purchase. The beta is not a demo, it's a full game (not final but full).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is this beta version?
The beta version is a full version of the game without limitations. It has small known issues that will be fixed when final version is released on October 31st.
The career mode and Classic mode including Challenge mode will all be playable in the beta.

Is this the Demo?
No, it's NOT the demo. It's a pre-release version of the game and you can play as much as you like, there is no season limit or anything. The demo will be released 1 week before the final game release, so around 24 October.

Buy your Football Manager 2014 activation code from to start playing the beta version now!

Talk me through the process how to download the beta.
You buy your activation code from our store and you will receive two emails containing codes for the beta and for the final version, along with instructions how to redeem them on Steam.
Here are steps:
  • Once you complete your order, after a while (it can take up to an hour but usually takes 10-15 minutes) you will receive an order confirmation email and two activation codes (1 to use now for beta, and 1 to use on release day for final).
    Make sure to check your Spam folder in case the email is there already.

  • Download Steam client and Install it, it's free.

  • Log in to an existing Steam account or create one for free.

  • Launch Steam client and click on the + ADD A GAME button in the lower-left corner of the Steam client (on the Library view).

  • Choose Activate a Product on Steam, and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.

What happens to my beta save when the game updates to the final version?
Your beta save game will remain as a file in your computer and you can continue it on the final version. It's compatible.

Is the editor included in the beta?
No, the editor will be available when the final game is released at 00.01 GMT on Thursday 31st October.

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Discussion: Football Manager 2014 Beta Now Available

1 comments have been posted so far.

  • Stocke's avatar
    Somehow I managed to convince myself that the beta would be released tomorrow rather than today. lol
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