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FM 2009 Demo and System Specs

Demo release date announced

By Updated on Oct 28, 2008   8883 views   2 comments
The demo of Football Manager 2009 will be released on Sunday, November 2nd, just after midnight, giving you a whole Sunday to try out the latest incarnation of the game.

The demo will, as normal, come in different "flavours".


The "vanilla" demo will be the smaller version of the demo file size wise, in that it will have very limited graphical content (no logo's, player pictures, stadiums), English language only, and only English and Scottish leagues available to play, for half a season of in-game time. This saved game will be compatible with the full release of the game, out on November 14th.

The "strawberry" demo will have all graphical content, multiple languages, and 10 leagues to play with (the list of which will be made available later in the week), also for half a season of in-game time, and saved games will also be compatible with the full release of the game, out on November 14th.

The "vanilla" demo will be available exclusively from the News of the World's website as a download file. We will be linking to the News of the World's page directly from here, as soon as the file is live.

System requirements

OS - Windows Vista or XP
Processor Speed - Vista - 2.0GHz, XP - 1.4GHz
Memory - Vista - 1GB, XP - 512MB
Videocard - 128MB or greater.

The game is currently only being supported on Intel Mac's only, and the minimum requirements are - OSX 10.5.5, Nvidia Geforce 7300 / ATI X1600 Radeon. 1GB RAM.

Please note that if your PC graphics card is not capable of playing the game with the 3d match engine, it will default to the 2d view from previous FM releases, but the game will still run.


We will be updating this page with more info and download links as soon as they become available. 

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