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FIFA Manager 10 is the 2010 successor to the FIFA Manager series from EA's sports brand, EA Sports, following up FIFA Manager 09. FIFA Manager 10 was developed by Bright Future and published by EA Sports. When installed there will be two executable files: Single-player mode and the Multi-player mode that can be played online.[1] The game gives you the chance to control a wide range of features from discussing tactics with individual players to creating monster stadiums to house your fans. For the first time ever on the series, there is an online mode, as well as a superior 3D animation and a customization manager desktop.[2]

Bright Future have released a new update on June 2nd, specially for their 10th anniversary; the new update lets the players manage their national team through the FIFA World Cup 2010. The players can choose the national teams that they want in the tournament and they can choose the original squad or make up their own squad.

Leagues[]

Bold indicates the leagues are new to the game.

UEFA Leagues[]

    • Austria T-Mobile Bundesliga and ADEG Erste League
    • Belgium Juplier Pro League and EXQI League
    • Bulgaria TBI A Football Group
    • Cyprus Marfin Laiki League
    • Czech Republic Gambrinus Liga
    • Denmark SAS Ligaen and Viasat Divisionen
    • Germany Fußball-Bundesliga, 2. Fußball-Bundesliga, 3rd Liga, Regionalliga Nord, Regionalliga West and Regionalliga Sud
    • EnglandWales Barclays Premier League, Coca-Cola Championship, Coca Cola League 1, Coca Cola League 2, Blue Square Premier League, Blue Square North and Blue Square South (Wales has two teams in the English Championship, one in the Blue Square Premier and one in the Blue Square South)
    • Estonia Meistriliiga
    • Finland Veikkausliiga
    • France Ligue 1, Ligue 2 and Championnat National
    • Greece Super League Greece
    • Hungary Soproni Liga
    • IrelandNorthern Ireland League of Ireland and FAI First Division (Derry City F.C. is competing in the League of Ireland, and are based in Northern Ireland. They were removed from the League Of Ireland but now have permits to play in the FAI First Division. However, this was announced after the game's release)
    • Israel Ligat Toto and Liga Leumit
    • ItalySan Marino Serie A TIM, Serie B, Serie C1 and Serie C2 (San Marino has one team in Serie C2)
    • Netherlands Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie
    • Norway Tippeligaen
    • Northern Ireland Carling Premiership
    • Poland Ekstraklasa and Orange Liga
    • Portugal Liga Sagres and Liga Vitalis
    • Romania Liga I gamebrookers.com
    • Russia Rosgosstrakh Russian Football Championship, Russian First Division and Russian Second Division
    • Scotland Clydesdale Bank Premier League, Irn-Bru Scottish Football League, Scottish Second Division and Scottish Third Division
    • Sweden Allsvenskan
    • SwitzerlandLiechtenstein Axpo Super League and Dosenbach Challenge League (Liechtenstein has one team in the Swiss Challenge League, FC Vaduz)
    • Slovenia PrvaLiga Telekom Slovenije
    • Spain Liga BBVA, Liga Adelante and Segunda Division B
    • Turkey Turkcell Super Lig
    • Ukraine Ukrainian Premier League
    • Wales Principality Building Society Welsh Premier Football League'

AFC Leagues[]

    • AustraliaNew Zealand Hyundai A-League (geographically, Australia is part of Oceania, but is affiliated with AFC. New Zealand has 1 team in the A-League, the Wellington Phoenix)
    • South Korea K-League

OFC Leagues[]

    • New Zealand New Zealand Football Championship

CONCACAF Leagues[]

CONMEBOL Leagues[]

    • Argentina Primera Division de Argentina
    • Brazil Campeonato Brasileiro Série A and Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
    • Bolivia Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano
    • Chile Primera División de Chile and Primera B
    • Colombia Copa Mustang
    • Ecuador Serie A de Ecuador and Copa Credife Serie B
    • Paraguay Copa TIGO
    • Peru Copa Cable Mágico
    • Uruguay Primera División Uruguaya

CAF Leagues[]

    • Egypt Etisalat Egyptian Premier League

Reception[]

The latest in the FIFA Manager series has been heavily criticized for being released when multiple game issues were already known to Bright Future several weeks before publication (they promised a patch to fix game crashes over a week before the game was released), obliging many users who bought the game on the day of release to have to wait for the patch before they could play.

They have also been criticized for locking features that users were able to customize in previous versions, giving rise to accusations they are plagiarizing freeware enhancements (particularly 3D graphics) from fan made patches then passing the improvements off in subsequent releases of the game as their own. Bright Future deny this, claiming the locking was due to past problems players had with the game caused by fan patches.

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