Football Manager 2022: Final Content Update Available NOW

The Final Content Update for Football Manager 2022 is here, with major changes being made across the board, including those made to reflect the current geopolitical situation.

Check below for a full breakdown of everything that's changed.

FM22 Final Content Update

Football Manager 2022 has received one final face-lift, with competition updates, updates to AI transfer negotiations and the trusty stability fixes.

Changes in the 22.4 update include:
- Data Updates including transfer windows closing end of February
- Stability and crash fixes including fix for
- Addressed issue where Pre-Game Editor may not launch correctly on Windows Store/Game Pass
- Fix to allow user to change manager player picture
- Tweaks for AI loan offers, meaning less zero amount contributions
- Various network connectivity improvements for online modes
- Fix for keyboard shortcut settings in preferences
- Number of competition tweaks and updates, including 2022 promotion/relegation updates for a number of leagues outside of standard European calendar
- Multiple gameplay and database changes to reflect the current geopolitical situation as documented in Miles’s blog

Certain changes are sure to be music to Football Manager fans' ears, with the tweaking of AI transfer negotiations already raising a slight smile on our own faces.

The FM pre-game editor has also been tweaked, with the frustrating bug that saw players unable to load the tool now being fixed.

Geopolitical Situation

Football Manager gaffer Miles Jacobson has taken the time to break down some of the changes made to Football Manager 2022 in a blog post.

As ever, Football Manager has made adjustments to reflect the state of the world, with Russia's invasion of Ukraine having a massive impact on this final update.

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Russian clubs will now no longer be eligible to compete in European competitions, nor will the Russian national team be able to compete in international football of any kind, including tournaments such as the World Cup.

Ukrainian players will also be treated as EU nationals for the first three seasons of any new save you being in Football Manager 2022, reflecting the real-life situation of Ukrainian refugees being granted eligibility to work freely in the EU for up to three years without the need of a visa or work permit.

You can read Miles' full blog post here.

Major Changes

Football Manager 2022's final content update has brought many major changes.

As Miles articulates in his blog post, not every Football Manager 2022 player will be a fan of these alterations, but with FM being a simulation of the real world, their decision is completely understandable.

The final content update for Football Manager 2022 is now available across all platforms.

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