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Here’s how you can download the Football Manager 2018 public beta today

On November 10, football fans all around the world will enter hibernation as they look to conquer this year’s instalment of Football Manager. Want to get ahead of the game? Here’s how to download the Football Manager 2018 beta today.

That’s right, Football Manager 2018 is now available for public beta testing – and anyone who has pre-ordered a digital copy of the game on either Amazon or Steam is able to get access to it.

Nearly all of the new features that have fans of the game so excited are live in the public beta, and provided you meet the criteria of having purchased a copy of FM 2018, firing it up is relatively straightforward.

If you bought Football Manager 2018 on Steam, you’ll now see that the beta is available to launch in your library – that’s it!

Those who bought the game from Amazon should have received a Steam code to redeem via email. Once you’ve located your code, simply open Steam, then head to Games > Activate a product via the Steam menu, which lives in the top left corner of your client.

There’s loads to look forward to in Football Manager 2018, including a host of intriguing ‘real world’ features, from the impact of Brexit on work permits and transfer fees, to historic support for gay players.

Note that as exciting as all this sounds, the public beta is still very much pre-release software, so you should still expect a handful of bugs and glitches.

Not bagged your copy of Football Manager 2018? Here’s a quick link to help you on your way and get you playing the FM 2018 beta sooner rather than later.

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