Update Football Manager 2024: Version 24.3.0 – January Transfer Window

Update Football Manager 2024: Version 24.3.0 – January Transfer Window

Update Football Manager 2024‘s highly anticipated January Transfer Window Update has been rolled out by Sports Interactive on February 29th. This significant update brings about refreshed squads following the January transfer window activity, providing FM enthusiasts with the latest real-world roster changes.

This update marks the primary Winter Update for Football Manager 2024, encompassing over 6 million database adjustments, including modifications to the Current Ability levels of numerous players worldwide based on their performances since the game’s launch. Notably, it also incorporates fixes and enhancements across various aspects of the game.

While this initial update captures the essence of the January transfer window, a Final Winter Update is set to follow in the coming weeks. This forthcoming update will encompass the latest deals from transfer windows closing in February, including those of the Chinese and Russian leagues, MLS, free transfers in the EFL, and more.

It’s worth noting that rosters for certain licensed leagues, which operate on a calendar-year basis, will only reflect changes up until the end of the 2023 season. Incoming and outgoing transfers for 2024 will not be included in these rosters.

Players eager to experience the updated squads and managerial changes can download the Football Manager Winter Transfer Update football manager 2024 via Steam and Epic Games platforms. Upon updating, players can begin new careers with the latest database, featuring updated squads, managers, and other relevant changes that occurred before the January window closure.

To ensure the update takes effect, players are advised to close down Football Manager 2024 and relaunch the game. In case the update doesn’t occur automatically, restarting Steam or Epic Games might be necessary to trigger the update process.

With these comprehensive updates Football Manager 2024 continues to provide an immersive and up-to-date football management experience for fans worldwide.

The Main Winter Update is also now live on FM24 Console (Xbox and PS5), FM24 Touch (Apple Arcade and Nintendo Switch™) and FM24 Mobile (iOS/Android).

24.3 List of Changes Database 24.3

Over six million database changes since the initial release of FM 24.

Gameplay, UI and Technical

  • General stability and crash fixes
  • Fixed exploit where AI clubs accepted human manager’s transfer offers that were
  • substantially lower than the player’s market value
  • Fixed issue where negative budgets were given to clubs even when they are performingwell financially
  • Tweaks to how players are scouted that will ensure more Recommendations and Near Matches are generated in Recruitment Focuses
  • Tweaks to AI logic when evaluating whether to loan list young players
  • Managers now receive a wider range of offers when they offer players out for loan via the TransferRoom
  • Fixed issue where top clubs were signing too many centre-backs
  • Improvements to the ESC Work Permit process
  • Fixed issue where VAR is missing in the knockout stages in UEFA Europa League
  • Fixed issue where semi-pro training is set to unavailable as soon as the user modifies the schedule of a match week
  • Some clauses that were previously inactive can now be bought or sold
  • Fixed issue where order of attributes in Training and player profile are different when the game is in certain languages
  • Fixed issue where the Staff Responsibilities disappeared randomly
  • Fixed issue where Home Grown status progress wasn’t displaying in the player information screen
  • Fixed issue where players were able to play for First and Second teams during intra-squad friendly
  • Fixed issue where no rain and snow particles were shown in matches
    Klopp and Xavi to leave their current clubs at the end of the 2023/24 season
  • Fixed issue where Spanish clubs were registering low squad sizes
  • Fixed an issue where Turkish clubs weren’t registering full squad on registration deadline day
  • 2024 UEFA Champions League knockout stage match ball updated

Competitions and Rulegroups

  • Competition update for Hungary, Turkey, Brazil, Romania, Finland, China, Canada, USA, Colombia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland (Liechtensteiner Cup), continental competitions and more
  • Fixed issue where Trained in Nation players were not being counted in registration
  • [Austria] Fixed issue where players get unhappy during the Austrian winter break
  • [Asia] – fixed instances of teams playing in both continental club competitions at the same time
  • [Belgium] KV Oostende have a total of six points deduction
  • [Brazil] Major work on state championship scheduling in order to alleviate general fixture congestion
  • [China] Added bespoke early start date for users wanting to utilise the first transfer window in 2024
  • [England] Added text to squad registration screen to inform the user all loan players must be registered regardless of age in the Championship
  • [England] Added prize money for all rounds in the Carabao Cup
  • [France] Fixed issue where the Ligue 1 winter ball is used for the rest of the season following the winter start date
  • [Germany] Added a playoff for final league position in the Bundesliga in the event all other sorting rules are tied
  • [Japan] Fixed issue where youth players’ Home Grown status is not displaying correctly in Japan
  • [Singapore] Albirex Niigata now use regular league rules after converting to being a “local” club
  • [Turkey] Improvements to definition of the Turkic/TITP player rules in the Turkish Super League
  • [World] Fixed issue where the World Cup 2026 hosting nations don’t play their matches in their own nations

Pre-Game Editor

  • Fixed issue where existing person names couldn’t be edited
  • Fixed issue where female non-players can’t be added to database
  • Fixed issue where there was no option for female in the gender search dropdown
  • Fixed issue where player transfers would not take effect in Real World mode
  • Gibraltar and Japan now appear as editable nations in the Current Nations list

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