Football Manager 2023 Beta LIVE UPDATES: Release Date, Time & more

Football Manager 2023

Football Manager 2023

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Football Manager 2023 is just around the corner, with the November 8 release date edging ever closer.

With that release date just around the corner, it means that the FM23 Beta is finally here.

Check below for everything you need to know ahead of the release of the Football Manager 2023 Beta.


It's finally here ladies and gentlemen, the Football Manager 2023 Beta has arrived.

You can jump on Steam right now and get stuck into your new career and start trying out some of the new features implemented into this year's game.

The Beta window will run for just over two weeks, with the game set for full release on November 8.

Release Date & Time

Following the same schedule as last year, Football Manager 2023 will get an early-November release date.

Tuesday, 8 November is when the game will debut, with some able to gain Early Access roughly two weeks prior to that.

Football Manager 2023 squad planner
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BETTER THAN EVER - The FM23 Squad Planner will help you build the perfect team

As ever, the Football Manager 2023 Beta will give gaffers the chance to test the game before full release.

The Football Manager 2023 Beta will likely arrive two weeks before the game's full release, with a rumoured arrival on October 20 floating around the community.

Last year, the FM23 Beta dropped at 8 PM. This year's could arrive at a similar time or slightly earlier in the day.

Of course, this date isn't confirmed, but we will update this page as soon as we know any further information.

Early Bird

The Football Manager 2023 Beta is exclusively available to those who pre-ordered the game.

It remains to be seen whether pre-ordering Football Manager 2023 will have any extra benefits, but you can be sure that being the first to experience the game is enough temptation for many.

FM23 Console Beta?

The Football Manager 2023 Beta will only be available on PC, with the Xbox and PS5 versions not expected to have a Beta release.

Football Manager 2023 Champions League
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THE HIGHEST LEVEL - The Champions League license has arrived in FM23

The Xbox and PlayStation versions of Football Manager 2023 will release alongside the full game on PC on November 8.

Beta Features

The FM23 Beta will allow players to get stuck into the game before full launch, testing new features and feeding back to the developers.

The Beta window is designed to help the developers perfect and tweak new features before full launch, allowing them time to fix any outstanding bugs.

The FM Beta has been a long-standing tradition and remains one of the most exciting days for the FM community.

Here's a look at some of the new features you can experience before anyone else in the Beta:

  • Squad Planner
  • New Agent Interactions
  • Improved Match AI
  • Defensive Tactics and AI
  • New feedback fields

Click here to find out more about the brand-new features arriving in Football Manager 2023.

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