FM21 Beta Out? - How to Download, Pre-Order, New Features & more

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Following the recent Football Manager 2021 stream, we knew the Beta for the upcoming title was arriving soon - and it has finally arrived.

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Here's all the details.

FM21 Beta Release Date

The FM21 Beta is set to arrive on Tuesday, 10 November.

It looked to have been revealed on Reddit with u/therealbigpapalush showing a screengrab of an Instagram advert.

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THE TIME IS NOW - This Insta post suggests the Beta is live

However, Sports Interactive has now responded with this Tweet:

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INJURY TIME - Looks like we still have a few more hours to wait!

The Beta is set to go "live tonight" so keep eyes peeled for further announcements from 5pm GMT onwards.


Full FM21 Release Date

Football Manager 2021 will go live on Tuesday, 24 November.

The official website states: "Pre-purchase now for 10% off and Early Access which should be available around two weeks prior to full release."

Two weeks before 24 November is Tuesday 10, November - so if the Beta isn't available yet - expect to be so very soon!

FM21 Platforms

The Beta looks to be available on PC only - either via Steam or the Epic Games Store.

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INCREASED REPORTING - Expect greater feedback from your backroom team this year

The game will later arrive on Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and mobile.



If you "pre-purchase" FM 21, you can save 10%, taking the price from £39.99 to £35.99.

Not only that, but you will get access to the Beta.

Head here to pre-order FM21.

New Features

The top-line features for FM 21 are as follows:

  • Improved Match Engine AI
  • Improved interaction and communication
  • Brand new recruitment meetings
  • Brand new season review experience
  • Approach agents directly
  • Covid-19 Inclusion
  • Return to Xbox

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