28237Training_Overview-610x447Football Manager 2014 has gone on pre-sale on Steam – the first release of the popular sport simulation game to support Linux.

The developers of the game, Sports Interactive, announced their plans to support Linux earlier this year.

It’s not a Linux exclusive; the 2014 edition will be available to buy on one platform, but install and play on all those supported.

So if you buy it on Linux you can still install and play it on your Macbook or Windows partition.

New features

So what’s new in Football Manager 2014?According to the Steam store listing quite a bit:

  • Improved 3D Match Engine 
  • Redesign of tactics
  • “Realistic” transfers, contracts and loaning
  • New ‘News System’
  • Improved UI

System Requirements

Football Manager 2014 requires Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or higher, and the following system specs:

  • CPU clocked at 1.8GHz or higher
  • 1 GB RAM
  • NVidia GeForce 7300 GT/AMD Radeon HD 240/Intel HD 3000+ graphics
  • 3GB of HDD space


The game is available to pre-order from today for £34.99/$49.99.

Football Manager 2014 on Steam

Thanks to Hal M.
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