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Football Manager Touch debuts on Nintendo Switch

The "Touch" edition of Football manager just made its debut on the Nintendo Switch platform as a digital download from the Nintendo eShop.

By on Apr 13, 2018   8588 views   0 comments
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The immediate release of Football Manager Touch 2018 on the Nintendo Switch platform is a major landmark in the history of the Football Manager series. From today, owners of Nintendo’s flagship console can lead their favorite football team to the top at home and away.

FM Touch has been fully optimized for the Switch with a bespoke user interface and a customized control system that takes full advantage of the system’s various controller input options, including support for both the touchscreen and Joy-Con controllers. This gives fans a unique Football Manager experience that can be played on the move or docked at home and enjoyed on the big screen.

In addition, FM Touch on Switch will offer a fully-fledged single-player experience including the series’ acclaimed 3D Match Engine – the first time that the 3D engine has been playable on a home console.

Sports Interactive’s Studio Director, Miles Jacobson:
This is a milestone release for Football Manager. This is our first console release in a number of years but it is also our most innovative release of Football Manager Touch to date thanks to the various control methods we’ve included that gives everyone a way of playing Football Manager that suits them.

Football Manager Touch 2018 for Switch has been co-developed by Sports Interactive and sister game development studio Hardlight (the team behind Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump).

It’s been a huge technical achievement to bring Football Manager to the Switch but, as a studio, we’ve embraced the unique design opportunities that the console offers. Thanks to the support we’ve had from Hardlight throughout the development process we’ve been able to create a Football Manager experience that is just as immersive and enjoyable whether you’re managing on the move during your commute or playing it on your TV.

FM Touch on Switch includes the same feature set as the tablet version of the game.

Football Manager Touch 2018 for Nintendo Switch is published by SEGA and is available as a digital download from the Nintendo Switch eShop.

  • The price is set at £29.99.
  • Choose between 8 languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian
  • Download size: 2,77 GB

Screenshots of FM Touch 2018 on Nintendo Switch

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