Much can change in the football world, so it may not take long for the Football Manager 2019 database to become out of date. You may think there is little you can do about a managerial sacking, a transfer or a switch of international allegiance that occurs in the real world, but there is in fact a solution on FM.
The Football Manager Editor tool, as well as the In-Game Editor, can help you make adjustments to the database in almost every facet. This includes giving a player a new contract, making transfers, improving the quality of a player, or even creating your own player to tear up the league.
What is the FM Editor tool?
The FM Editor tool is free, and can be downloaded from the Steam store. This enables you to customise the database before you start your save. It is also useful for seeing the starting CA (Current Ability) and PA (Potential Ability) for all players, so you can refer back to it at any time to tag any potential wonderkids coming through.
If you are looking to customise the database, and don’t want to ‘cheat’, the Editor tool is the most efficient and comprehensive way of doing so.
How to download the Editor tool
(Steam → Library → Tools → Football Manager 19 Editor → Download)
Step 1 – open up Steam
Open Steam and move your mouse over the LIBRARY tab
Step 2 – select TOOLS
This will bring up all the additional tools for Steam games
Step 3 – type in Football Manager in the search bar, and double click on Football Manager 2019 Editor
Install the Editor, and once it has downloaded, it is at your disposal.
The In-Game Editor
Of course, the Editor tool can only control everything before you start your FM save, and once you are up and running, it’s all down to you. Or is it? If a real-life transfer has occurred, you can implement this on your FM save, by purchasing the In-Game Editor.
It is a much lighter version of the Editor tool, with all the changes made on the fly in FM 19. It doesn’t have the deep dive, but you can still change a player’s club, improve their stats, adjust their contract and even create a player.
How to purchase the In-Game Editor
The In-Game Editor costs £3.99 and can be purchased while you have the game open.
(Football Manager 2019 → FM tab → Downloads → Purchase)
Step 1 – load up your FM save
Fire up your career game, and hover your mouse over the FM logo in the top right-hand corner
Step 2 – select Downloads
Scroll down to the bottom of the tab to open up Downloads
Step 3 – purchase the In-Game Editor
The In-Game Editor will be the first thing you see, and clicking on the purchasing link will send you to the Steam website to purchase.
Step 4 – Edit away!
Head back into your save and edit to your heart’s content. Look for the Edit pencil to know what you can edit.
If you have any further questions about the Editor tools, please let us know in the comments section below!
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