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FM Scope Facepack 2018

Over 99,600 faces of players, staff and refs for all playable leagues on Football Manager 2018 in the classy scope style. An exclusive. Update pack #2 out on March.

By on Nov 07, 2017   Mar 20, 2018   142762 views   39 comments
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Downloads: 67280 / Size: 4.6 GB / Added: 2017-11-07
Football Manager 2018 Facepacks - FM Scope Facepack 2018
Our scope style facepack includes over 99,600 faces of players, staff and referees for all playable leagues on Football Manager 2018.
It's a sleek and modern circular portrait style in standard size of 180x180 pixels.

It is intended for use with FM 2018, but it will work with all versions of the game from FM09 onward.

This megapack was made possible in association with the amazing people who produce the DF11 facepacks. THANKS to necjeff for granting his permission to use their top notch collection as base for this megapack.

Scope style is originally created by and its production started in February 2012. The Scope faces 2018 collection has been repacked as one megapack and first became available on November 7th, 2017.

Scope Faces Megapack 2018 base pack contains a total of 95,001 faces and takes up 4,60 GB of space.
With the monthly update packs, the collection extends to 99,655 faces and takes up 4,81 GB of space.

Redistribution Policy

You are welcome to share this pack on other sites.
All we ask is to add link credit to this official page.

Download Options

Currently the "Download Now" big red button points to a mirror. However, they have recently introduced some strange limits with downloads to certain countries, so it might not work well for everyone.

Download The Torrent File

If you're not familiar with torrents, it's best to avoid it.
But if you really want to get this pack via torrent AND help others get it as well, you need a torrent client. I personally recomment qBittorrent.

Please be kind enough to help with seeding once you download the pack, so that more people will be able to download it fast.

How to add the Scope Facepack to FM18

  1. Download the .zip archive and use a tool such as 7-zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for MacOSX to extract its contents.

  2. Move the extracted folder "Scope Faces Megapack 2018" to:
    Regular FM:
    \Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2018\graphics\faces\
    FM Touch:
    \Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager Touch 2018\graphics\faces\
    Create the folders "graphics" and "faces" if they don't exist.

  3. Open Football Manager 2018 (or Touch) and go to Preferences > Interface.
    Click the "Clear Cache" button. Return to the same screen.
    Enable "Reload skin when confirming changes in Preferences".
    Click the "Reload Skin" button.
    There should be a box that pops up saying 'loading image data for the new skin'. Once this is done scope facepack should be working within the game.

Download the Update Packs

Update #1 - February 2018 (471 MB)
The 1st update pack contains almost 10000 faces of players and staff. Most of them are updated pics from the current season of people who already exist in the core megapack. 3 DF11 updates (November + December + January), plus around 60 extras.

Update #2 - March 2018 (155 MB)

The 2nd update pack contains almost 3000 faces of players and staff. Includes DF11 February update plus around 140 extras.

How to install the update packs

To install February's update, extract the .zip file you downloaded and move all files inside the "Scope Faces - 2018 February Update" folder to your "Scope Faces Megapack 2018" folder. Overwrite the files it's asking you to, including the config.xml file (especially this one).
Then clear cache and reload skin from FM18 preferences as usual.
Repeat this process for all update packs.

How to make requests

I no longer have the luxury of time to be searching and converting pictures myself. So if you have a request, please find the pictures on your own, crop them in square shape of at least 178x178 pixels and name them after their unique IDs in-game. Then send me the files either via email or via private message. The pics that pass my criteria will get included in the next update pack.


Scope style is created by Stam from but this megapack wouldn't be possible without the help from necjeff and his amazing team at DF11 Facepacks. Thank you Jeff!!

Respect to all contributors of DF11 Facepacks!

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Downloads: 67280 / Size: 4.6 GB / Added: 2017-11-07
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About Stam

I started FM Scout for fun in the distant 2004. I'm proud of how this place has grown into a vibrant community and I try my best to improve it every year. Husband and father of two.

Discussion: FM Scope Facepack 2018

39 comments have been posted so far.

  • dark warrior™'s avatar
    thanks for the update Stam
  • Stam's avatar

    New update pack for Scope Faces 2018 is now available. Enjoy!
  • dark warrior™'s avatar
    new update soon ?
  • downloadkct's avatar
    great pack, thanks.
  • Sebban's avatar
    Im mediaboss for IK Frej Täby in Superettan, Sweden do you want updated pictures from the team?
  • el-chambo's avatar
    Sorry have found the template but can not get it to work is there a video or walkthrough I can follow to how to make this style.
  • el-chambo's avatar
    Hi really like this style.
    Is there anyway to get the template so I can make missing players like I do for the cut out packs.
  • mirkoferrari's avatar
    @Stam Thank you
  • sercska3429's avatar
    Thank you
  • thesharmz's avatar
    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
  • Stam's avatar
    The first update pack of the season is now available to download (you can find the link above). It's 3 times bigger (almost 10K pics) than our usual updates because we skipped 2 months. I'm really sorry it took so long. Enjoy!
  • thesharmz's avatar
    Is this face pack going to be updated? I'd really rather not use any of the others...
  • DexterHovis's avatar

    All facepacks have an individual config.xml file which links each image to the correct person in the game.

    There are two ways of combining facepacks. One way is to place each facepack in its own folder within the graphics folder. For example, your graphics folder could contain two subfolders called myfacepack and yourfacepack respectively. The game reads each folder in alphanumeric order. In this case myfacepack would be read first and all the images in that folder would be applied to all of the appropriate people. The game then reads yourfacepack and applies all the images in that folder to the appropriate people provided those individuals did not have an image in myfacepack. If you wanted yourfacepack to have priority over myfacepace you would have to rename them to, for example, Ayourfacepack and Bmyfacepack.

    If you simply combine the two facepacks by copying all the images from one to the other then one of the config.xml files will be replaced by the other and you will only see the images in the new facepack. To resolve this you need to create a new config.xml file which can be made using a utility such as fmXML which can be found here:

    The same principle applies to all graphics files.

    Hope this helps
  • dark warrior™'s avatar
    still no update for this face pack ?
  • Bongitos's avatar
    Hi! Could anyone tell me how I can combine two facepacks? I was trying to combine this facepack with Haxygeg. After adding this facepack into same folder with other pack I can not see player pictures of old pack anymore.
    I would realy appriciate any help!
  • laulund's avatar
    will there be an update for this pack
  • Madmam21's avatar
    please add face for daniel maldini and jorge strand larsen
  • alex31717's avatar
    Much appreciated facepack! however it doesn't work on my FM18 :(. I'm with a mac and followed the instructions but still won't work... i use the Scope facepack 2017 and it works well on both FM17 and 18. but the Scope 2018 didn't work...
  • italiano25's avatar
    Hey @Stam go to say this is by far my favorite facepack for some FM's now, and other thing I have to point out is the face from "André Almeida" from Vitória de Guimarães from Portugal is the same André Almeida from Benfica, It's the only thing I have to point out, great work!
  • laulund's avatar
    nice :)
  • Stam's avatar
    @dark warrior @laulund: Updates are monthly. First one should drop during the first week of December.

    @acary08: Bigger where? Are they big enough in player comparison screen?

    @arada2013 @Kurtinho: How is that possible? The config.xml is included in the pack as normal.
  • laulund's avatar
    are you gonna make an update for this pack :)
  • dark warrior™'s avatar
    New update soon ?
  • acary08's avatar
    great facepack! Just one question, is it possible to make the player photos a bit bigger? Is there a quick fix for this?
  • Kurtinho's avatar
    @arada2013 I've been having similar issues too until I realised that, for some reason, I never downloaded the config file (xml). If you don't have one either, check out fmXML in the tools section. All you've got to do is download it, run the program and follow the instructions in the readme to create a config file for the facepack. Then do the clear cache, reload skin etc. Hope that fixes it

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