Football Manager 2020 Mobile, also dubbed FM20 Mobile, is here as the game is also conquering other platforms as you read this, including Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, and more. Predating this release was several weeks of open Beta, but the game is not free to play as Sports Interactive, the developers of the title, are considered the best at creating football manager simulations. Out now are its PC and Mobile (Android & iOS) versions, with more promised to come.
Now, firstly, there is a difference between the FM2020, FM20 Touch, and FM20 Mobile. Touch is for Steam and Mobile devices as well, and represents a reduced, kind of an alternate version of the game boiled down to the essential game elements, like the matches, tactics, transfers and such. However, the PC and Mobile versions include the fully immersive experience which starts with us accepting the manager position of the team of our selection. We attend board meetings, know what motivates our players, and even delve deep into their interpersonal relations.
On Google Stadia, FM2020 is also available since its launch, which is today on November 19th, 2019. The mobile version of the game will be the most affordable, costing around $10, while Touch version goes up to $30, and the full PC version goes to $40. There have been some pre-order discounts offered on Steam.
This 2020 edition comes with many new features and improves on the sports manager sim genre greatly. The basic gameplay focuses on long-term managerial experience, and on an in-depth approach, as mentioned. It also brings an overhauled boardroom experience, a five-year board plan for your club, expectations for club culture, the transfer market, on-field style match presentation, and much more. Also, the retail copy of FM2020 comes in a 100% recycle-friendly package. With the sale predictions give by Sports Interactive, this could help prevent up to 20 tons of plastic waste being created, setting an example for others in the industry, and beyond.
Football Manager 2020 Mobile also includes other interesting features from the game, like the Playing Time expectations during contract negotiations, loans with customizable duration, backroom staff improvements, pre-match advice, ideal matchday squad advice, and an even deeper tactical analysis than before. Your backroom staff also now suggests the ideal responses for your team meetings. The game is designed to give a vicarious and hyper-realistic experience of what it truly is to be a manager of a football club.