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Football Manager 2023 Release Date Announced

Football Manager 2023 is set to release worldwide for PC, Mac, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Apple Arcade, iOS and Android.
Football Manager 2023 is set to release worldwide for PC, Mac, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Apple Arcade, iOS and Android. / Image courtesy of SEGA

Football Manager 2023 (FM23) is set to release worldwide for PC, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android, as well as PlayStation 5 and Apple Arcade for the first time, on Nov. 8, 2022.

For those looking to play the latest iteration of the football management simulation series as soon as possible, here's a breakdown of all of the release details for Football Manager 2023.

Football Manager 2023 Release Date Announced

As perhaps implied by the sheer amount of platforms FM23 is set to support, there will four different versions of the game:

  • Football Manager 2023 (PC (via Steam, Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store), Mac (via Steam, Epic Games Store), PC Game Pass)
  • Football Manager 2023 Console (PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (via Microsoft Store), Xbox Game Pass)
  • Football Manager 2023 Mobile (iOS, Android)
  • Football Manager 2023 Touch (Switch, Apple Arcade)

For those on PC and Mac, FM23 is described as the "full and unrivaled simulation experience." Until launch, fans who pre-purchase FM23 (for PC and Mac), from a SEGA-approved digital retailer will receive a 20% discount and the chance to receive Early Access two weeks before launch. From day one, FM23 will be available to PC Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members.

Formerly titled the Xbox edition, FM23 Console will also be released on PS5 for the first time in the history of the series. FM23 Console will also be available on Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at launch.

FM23 Mobile is said to have feature information due to be unveiled in October ahead of its iOS and Android release.

Lastly, after a year’s absence, the FM Touch series will return to Apple devices through the Apple Arcade platform with FM23 Touch, which will also be available on Nintendo Switch.

"FM23 marks another significant step forward for the Football Manager series as we debut on two new platforms," Sports Interactive studio director Miles Jacobsen said in a press release. "Fans have been calling for us to produce a PlayStation title for a number of years, so I’m excited for those players to now get the chance to experience the closest thing to being a real football manager. 

"Our decision to not release a Touch game on iOS or Android in 2021 was a difficult one to take and a disappointing one for some of our fans. This exciting partnership with Apple Arcade allows us to reintroduce a popular title in a way that makes sense for us as a studio and for the wider FM community."