If you’re one of those sort of people who enjoys management simulators, then Steam has a treat for you with a Football Manager 2017 free weekend. The game is free for Steam users to play this weekend, from today until Sunday at 8 PM in UK time. It will also be 50% off.
All of this can allow you to not only get a feeling for if you actually enjoy the game, but also will allow you to buy it for a cheaper price than normal.
Football Manager 2017 is a management simulator game that puts you in the role of running a football club in Europe (soccer club, if you’re in an area of the world that doesn’t refer to soccer as football). It has over 2,500 clubs to choose from, and over 500,000 footballers and staff to sign up for.
And don’t let the “Mostly Negative” review score on Steam color your opinion on how good the game actually is. Steam reviews being what they are, the rating is likely due to a large number of “terrible” reviews given by Asian fans who are upset that the game still does not have a Simplified Chinese language option.
Otherwise, if you decide that you want to try out the game while it’s free, if you enjoy it, you’re in luck. In addition to being half-off for this weekend, the progress you make in the game while playing it for free will carry over to the actual version you buy. So if you enjoy it, but don’t want to go through the whole game again, you don’t have to worry.
Remember, once again the Football Manager 2017 free weekend lasts from today until Sunday at 8 PM (United Kingdom time). The 50% off sale will be lasting a bit longer than that, so you’ll have a good amount of time to play the game before you buy it.