So there's a big news. HUGE NEWS! Football Manager is now free to play on Steam until 3pm on April 1st after they extended their free offer for one more week!
What a way to brighten up a dour few days. We may all be couped up at home right now but this is just the pleasant distraction we all needed. But the question is: what can be achieved in the space of seven days? That's exactly what we're asking you.
We're setting the Balls readers a challenge. The rules are simple:
- Start a new game of Football Manager 20 between now and April 1st
- Take over a club in League Two
- Keep us up to date about your career by using the hashtag #BallsFM20Challenge on Twitter or by emailing [email protected]
- Whoever has climbed highest through the tiers of English football (highest in table if it's a tie) by 3pm on March 25th is the winner.
TO The most successful manager over the next seven days will not only win the the respect of everyone in Balls Towers but they will also bag themselves a copy of the 2005 annual of "Match Magazine."
We want to be kept in the loop on everything that's happening during your question. Use #BallsFM20Challenge to let us know who you're managing, send us screenshots, mad breaking news etc. This is your time to prove you've got what it takes to make it in the cutthroat world of football management!
FREE PLAY EXTENSION 📝
Football Manager 2020 remains completely free to play on Steam for one final week, sending you into extra time until 3PM (GMT) on April 1st across PC/Mac.
Continue your #FM20 journey...https://t.co/RizDu4Gz2p pic.twitter.com/gvjQ2Fps9A
— Football Manager (@FootballManager) March 23, 2020
For those of you unfamiliar with using Steam, Football Manager has posted a really easy to follow guide here. In short you need to download and install Steam on PC/Mac by visiting steampowered.com and then download Football Manager 2020 from there.
Best of luck and don't forget to use #BallsFM20Challenge to keep everyone in the loop!