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FM16 - How to change the Sports Interactive folder location

Find out how to change the folder where you place your graphics, tactics, save games and other files for FM 2016.
Started on 11 November 2015 by Stam
Latest Reply on 27 January 2016 by SniperScoutHD
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Changing your data folder for Football Manager 2016 is no longer possible via the in-game Preferences area.

To change the location of your Sports Interactive folder which contains save games, graphics and other files in FM16 you need to add a command line to the game launch options.

To do this follow the instructions below:

- First of all create the folder in the location you want it to be
- Go into Steam and right-click on the game.
- Select 'Properties'
- Click 'Set Launch Options...'
- Copy the following into the dialogue box: --user_data_location="path"
- In the "path" section, enter the exact path where you created your folder.

The next time you launch the game, your Sports Interactive files will be saved to this folder.

Thanks :)

Is it:

user_data_location=D:\Sports Interactive


user_data_location=D:\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2016
The fist one, but I think you need to add " before and after the path.
It worked with ", indeed. Thanks for the help. :)
I don't really understand why, but for me it didn't work.

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