“Football Manager 2023” was launched today for the first platforms, which is celebrated with a trailer. PS5 players will still have to wait after a last-minute postponement.
Due to unforeseen complications, the PS5 version of Football Manager 2023 was released postponed indefinitely. But buyers of the available versions could also experience a small surprise at today’s launch.
As the makers write in the latest press release: “Fans who buy a physical copy of FM23 will find that no data carrier is included this year. Instead, the box contains a code that can be used to redeem the game on Steam, Epic Games or the Microsoft Store.”
The justification was provided right away: The omission of the data carrier and the notebook as well as other changes made to the packaging ensure that the CO2 footprint of the packaging of “Football Manager 2023” is 47 percent lower than that of its predecessor.
Ultimately, it might sound strange to one or the other player that (apart from the code) a quasi-empty and unnecessary packaging is put on the market to save packaging material.
No new date for PS5 version
It is still unclear when the PS5 version of “Football Manager 2023” will be submitted later. Today’s press release simply states: “Due to unforeseen difficulties in the submission and approval process, the release of the PlayStation 5 version of Football Manager 2023 will be slightly delayed.”
SEGA and Sports Interactive intend to provide more information on this as soon as possible.
The first test ratings make it clear that the title is definitely worth a look. On Metacritic comes “Football Manager 2023” in the case of the PC version to a score of 82.
While PS5 players may have to wait “a little longer,” they can check out a new trailer made available to coincide with the release of Football Manager 2023 on other platforms.
In it, Manchester City’s Rodri, Phil Foden and İlkay Gündoğan show how managers can improve their teams and lead them to victory on the pitch:
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