Bertie BG

Football Manager presents new challenges!

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For the first time in the history of the best-selling series, Football Manager™ players will have access to a choice of extra gameplay options as premium downloadable content (DLC) is introduced to the latest update for Football Manager Handheld™ 2012.

Players of the Android version of the game who install the newly-released update (along with those who purchase the game from this point forwards) will have access to two extra, optional Challenges; 'Austerity Measures' and 'You Can't Win Anything With Kids'. These same Challenges will also be added to the iOS version through a soon-to-be-released update.

Football Manager Handheld's Challenge Mode was first introduced in the 2012 release, when users were presented with four specific Challenges in addition to the ongoing management simulation. These initial Challenges - 'The Saviour Cometh', 'Injury Crisis', 'Unrest at Home' and 'The Invincibles' - added a new dimension to the gameplay which has proved popular with FM fans.

The additional Challenges are priced at 69p each and are accessible through the newly-added 'Store' button on the game's home screen.

To coincide with the release of this update, all versions of Football Manager™ are currently available at reduced prices.Football Manager 2012 for PC and Macintosh™ is available via Steam™ at a reduction of 40 per cent, while both versions of Football Manager Handheld are currently priced at £2.99 (down from £6.99). These short-term price reductions will remain in place until July 23rd.

You can download Football Manager Handheld from the following locations:

Google Play

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sigames.fmhi

iOS

Africa, Middle East, and India

Armenia: http://itunes.apple.com/am/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Botswana: http://itunes.apple.com/bw/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Bahrain: http://itunes.apple.com/bh/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Cameroun: http://itunes.apple.com/cm/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Cote d'Ivoire: http://itunes.apple.com/ci/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Egypt: http://itunes.apple.com/eg/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Guinea-Bissau: http://itunes.apple.com/gw/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

India: http://itunes.apple.com/in/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Israel: http://itunes.apple.com/il/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Jordan: http://itunes.apple.com/jo/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Kenya: http://itunes.apple.com/ke/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Kuwait: http://itunes.apple.com/kw/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Madagascar: http://itunes.apple.com/mg/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Mali: http://itunes.apple.com/ml/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Mauritius: http://itunes.apple.com/mu/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Mozambique: http://itunes.apple.com/mz/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Niger: http://itunes.apple.com/ne/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Nigeria: http://itunes.apple.com/ng/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Oman: http://itunes.apple.com/om/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Qatar: http://itunes.apple.com/qa/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Saudi Arabia: http://itunes.apple.com/sa/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Senegal: http://itunes.apple.com/sn/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

South Africa: http://itunes.apple.com/za/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Tunisie: http://itunes.apple.com/tn/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Uganda: http://itunes.apple.com/ug/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

United Arab Emirates: http://itunes.apple.com/ae/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Asia Pacific

Australia: http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

China: http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Hong Kong (English): http://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Hong Kong: http://itunes.apple.com/hk/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Indonesia: http://itunes.apple.com/id/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Japan: http://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Korea: http://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Malaysia: http://itunes.apple.com/my/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

New Zealand: http://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Philippines: http://itunes.apple.com/ph/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Singapore: http://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Taiwan: http://itunes.apple.com/tw/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Thailand: http://itunes.apple.com/th/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Vietnam: http://itunes.apple.com/vn/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Europe

Belgium: http://itunes.apple.com/be/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Belgique: http://itunes.apple.com/be/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Ceska republika: http://itunes.apple.com/cz/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Danmark: http://itunes.apple.com/dk/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Eesti: http://itunes.apple.com/ee/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Espana: http://itunes.apple.com/es/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

France: http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Greece: http://itunes.apple.com/gr/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Hrvatska: http://itunes.apple.com/hr/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Ireland: http://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Italia: http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Latvija: http://itunes.apple.com/lv/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Liechtenstein: http://itunes.apple.com/li/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Lietuva: http://itunes.apple.com/lt/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Luxembourg: http://itunes.apple.com/lu/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Macedonia: http://itunes.apple.com/mk/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Magyarorszag: http://itunes.apple.com/hu/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Malta: http://itunes.apple.com/mt/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Moldova: http://itunes.apple.com/md/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Nederland: http://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Norge: http://itunes.apple.com/no/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Osterreich: http://itunes.apple.com/at/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Polska: http://itunes.apple.com/pl/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Portugal: http://itunes.apple.com/pt/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Romania: http://itunes.apple.com/ro/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Russia: http://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Slovakia: http://itunes.apple.com/sk/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Slovenia: http://itunes.apple.com/si/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Schweiz: http://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Suisse: http://itunes.apple.com/ch/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Suomi: http://itunes.apple.com/fi/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Sverige: http://itunes.apple.com/se/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Turkiye: http://itunes.apple.com/tr/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

UK: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Latin America and the Caribbean

Anguilla: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Antigua & Barbuda: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Argentina: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Barbados: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Belize: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Bermuda: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Bolivia: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Brazil: http://itunes.apple.com/br/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

British Virgin Islands: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Cayman Islands: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Chile: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Colombia: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Costa Rica: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Dominica: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Republica Dominicana: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Ecuador: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

El Salvador: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Grenada: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Guatemala: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Guyana: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Honduras: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Jamaica: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Mexico: http://itunes.apple.com/mx/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Montserrat: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Nicaragua: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Panama: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Paraguay: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Peru: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

St. Kitts & Nevis: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

St. Lucia: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

St. Vincent & The Grenadines: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Suriname: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

The Bahamas: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Trinidad & Tobago: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Turks & Caicos: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Uruguay: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Venezuela: http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

America Latina y el Caribe (espanol) : http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Latin America and the Caribbean (English) : http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

The United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico

Canada (English): http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Canada (Francais): http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Puerto Rico (English): http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

Puerto Rico (espanol): http://itunes.apple.com/la/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

USA: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/football-manager-handheld/id439656770

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Great news, I love challenge mode! :)

You (SI) should do something similar with leagues/nations for FMH 2013; allow extra/optional leagues to be downloaded for users that can afford the space and extra 69p/99c per nation.

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What exactly are the challenges as in what have you got to do

The new challenges are:

Austerity Measures - you have to reduce your clubs wage bill within a fixed timescale while at the same time remaining competitive on the pitch.

You can't win anything with kids - the board has sold the clubs more experience professionals favouring instead promoting players out of your youth academy, the kids have promise and have started the season well - but can you help inspire them to actually life some silverware?

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I'm not a huge fan of challenges as a game mode as they tend to be over after just one season, however I would happily throw some cash to see more clubs and tournaments featured in the game. Oh and longer challenges.

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I'm not a huge fan of challenges as a game mode as they tend to be over after just one season, however I would happily throw some cash to see more clubs and tournaments featured in the game.Oh and longer challenges.

I agree with this. :)

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I can understand why you want to go this way - in-game purchases. It is in almost all games now. I am just sad to see FMi going that way. I fear this is just the beginning and we will soon see a FMi filled with loads of in-game purchases that ruin what is the true essense of FMi.

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I can understand why you want to go this way - in-game purchases. It is in almost all games now. I am just sad to see FMi going that way. I fear this is just the beginning and we will soon see a FMi filled with loads of in-game purchases that ruin what is the true essense of FMi.

That won't happen at all - the way I want to take things is to use inApp purchasing to complement the game rather than to simply cash in - my preference is to use it to prolong the gameplay for people who love the app (ie. new challenges which you don't need to purchase unless you want to).

I won't let anything implemented as inApp purchases adversely affect the gameplay at all after all at that point it wouldn't be an FM management game.

I'm more than happy to discuss this side of things with people if they have any concerns at all, but suffice to say FMH is my baby and gameplay is sacrosanct to me.

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That won't happen at all - the way I want to take things is to use inApp purchasing to complement the game rather than to simply cash in - my preference is to use it to prolong the gameplay for people who love the app (ie. new challenges which you don't need to purchase unless you want to).

I won't let anything implemented as inApp purchases adversely affect the gameplay at all after all at that point it wouldn't be an FM management game.

I'm more than happy to discuss this side of things with people if they have any concerns at all, but suffice to say FMH is my baby and gameplay is sacrosanct to me.

That is reassuring. Thanks for clearing that up :)

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i am pretty sure this is not the right place for this question, but i cant find where i can, so i will just ask you here. i have updated the game for ios today, but after the update, the game became high definition, and a different feeling (very similar to android version). however, the game itself now lags too much. during the match, or even in the normal gameplays... does this happen to everyone or just me?

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If you go to the "Preferences" screen, under the User Interface section there should be an option called "HD Display Enabled", you should be able to turn that off.

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I just did an entire season on the 'you cant win anything with kids' challenge. i won the league cup, fa cup and the league... then it came up saying failed??? how can this be?

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I just did an entire season on the 'you cant win anything with kids' challenge. i won the league cup, fa cup and the league... then it came up saying failed??? how can this be?

This sounds odd - do you have a save from before the failed message appeared? Thanks.

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This sounds odd - do you have a save from before the failed message appeared? Thanks.

Yeah just before the FA cup final, theres only that game and one remaining league game to play left

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I've now received your save - it's an FMC save rather than FMH which is my area so I'll pass it onto Lucas Weatherby who will look into it for you.

Cheers,

Alari

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