Sports Interactive have announced that Mac and PC users can now download the demo version of Football Manager 2012.
Originally scheduled to be released over the coming weekend, this early release is sure to take everyone by surprise.
The demo enables players to play a game through half a season, although they will be able to continue the game when it is fully released on October 21.
A truly global release, Football Manager's demo comes in a variety of languages, and enables players to choose from a whole host of nations.
The details are as follows:
In-game languages: English, American English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech and Polish.
QuickStart leagues: England, Scotland, France, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Australia.
Football Manager 2012's system specifications remain the same as last year:
PC hardware requirements:
OS: Windows XP/Vista/W7
Processor: XP - 1.4GHz or Faster, Vista/W7 - 2.0GHz or Faster
Supported Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Core, AMD Athlon
Memory: XP - 512MB RAM, Vista/W7 - 1.0GB RAM
Hard Drive Space: 2GB
DVD-Drive: 4x Speed
Video Card: 128MB
Supported Chipsets - Nvidia FX 5900 Ultra or greater; ATI Radeon 9800 or greater; Intel 82915G/82910GL or greater. Earlier cards may only display 2D Match Viewer Mode and are not supported.
Earlier cards may require the DirectX 9.0 SDK is installed to run the game. This can be downloaded here
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported.
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
Directx: Version 9.0c (included)
LAN: TCP/IP compliant
Input: Keyboard, Mouse
Mac Hardware requirements:
OS: OS X 10.5.8/10.6.8/10.7.x or higher
Processor: Intel Processor
Video Card: Nvidia Geforce 7300 GT or greater; ATI Radeon X1600 or greater
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