Football Manager 2022 Winter Update: Major update NOW LIVE

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Football Manager 2022's annual Winter Update has arrived, with new transfers, attribute tweaks and stability fixes all added to the game.

Check below to find out everything we know about Football Manager 2022's winter update, with a surprise inclusion also being added by SI.

LATEST - GOATs Downgraded

The Football Manager 2022 Winter Update doesn't just bring new transfers and staff changes, it also brings rating tweaks, some of which have caused a stir in the FM community.

Both Messi and Ronaldo have suffered hits, but who is now rated the highest in Football Manager 2022?

READ - Messi and Ronaldo Massively Downgraded in FM22 Winter Update

Winter Update LIVE

Football Manager 2022's Winter Update is here, with all the major January transfers being added to the game.

Attribute tweaks have also been made, with the return of Versus mode coming as a pleasant surprise to many FM fans.

You can read the full patch notes here

Versus Mode Returns

Alongside the brand new transfer and attribute tweaks that have been made across the board, SI has also announced the return of Versus mode, a multiplayer mode that allows you to put your masterfully assembled squads up against your friends.

Versus Mode allows you to export a team from any given save on Football Manager 2022 and challenge your mates head-to-head.

What to Expect

Football Manager 2022's Winter Update will bring bug fixes and subtle gameplay tweaks, acting upon anything reported to the developers by players since the game's full launch.

The Football Manager 2022 Winter Update will also bring changes to player ratings and may even see new wonderkids added to the game, as happened last year with the arrival of Borussia Dortmund hotshot Youssoufa Moukoko.

With real-life managerial changes and player transfers reflected in-game, Football Manager 2022's Winter Update promises to bring a fresh face-lift to your save.

Release Date

There is no official release date as of yet for the Football Manager 2022 Winter Update, but we're expecting the changes to arrive towards the end of February.

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NEW STARS - Youssoufa Moukoko arrived in FM21's Winter Update

Last year's main winter update was released on 22nd February 2021, with a second update - including January transfers - arriving a few weeks later.

It remains to be seen whether this year's winter update will arrive in a single instalment.


Football Manager 2022's Winter Update will bring every January transfer to the game, so make sure you keep an eye out for any big moves that could affect your choice of club once the new game drops.

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SHOCK SWITCH - Could Haaland make an early departure from Germany?

Could Mbappe make an early switch to Real Madrid?

Could Erling Haaland be tempted away from Dortmund?

Which title challenger will panic buy a player to keep their hopes alive?

Every January transfer window is filled with drama and you can be sure that ALL major moves will arrive in Football Manager 2022 with the Winter Update.

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