EA Admits Defeat And Cancels FIFA Manager Series

Admitting that they have bested by competition, EA Sports decided to cancel its FIFA Manager series.

"The football manager genre at this level of sophistication is highly specialised and primarily played in two countries (England and Germany), in which - on top of everything - one game has practically dominated the market in recent years," Gerald Köhler admitted, referring to Sports Interactive's Football Manager.

"The niche market and general trend toward online and mobile games were also contributing factors. Moreover, FM had reached a crossroads at which a new engine and/or corresponding online technology would be the only way to give the series a boost. When all these factors were evaluated, it led us to the decision to blow the final whistle."

FIFA Manager was initially called Total Club Manager when it launched in 2002. The series name was changed to its current FIFA Manager mantra in 2005.

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Football Manager?

Serious? There's really a game & a market for a game where you "manage" football? ROFLMAO are you fucking serious?!!!! This can't be serious? Bahahaha, haha, hahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!! I laugh at all you fucking losers if you're serious!!! WTF's next, "Golf Caddy - The Game"? Pfffft. Fucking pathetic. I bet Michael J. is the market. LOL fucking loser.

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It was crap

It was crap anyway. Same game every year, even the same bugs. Nothing you did ever seemed to make an impact on what the players did on the pitch. The game engine hasn't changed at all in at least the last 5 years. I'm not saying that its competitors has changed much either but at least their game works properly (most the time)

Good luck catching that

Good luck catching that player first because they don't run for two seconds then rest like "football". No american that I know likes this sport because they are too fat a to run..no wonder why the planet shifted 4"s....and you just described basketball.

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