Do you want to continue your FM23 save game on Football Manager 2024? For the first time ever, Football Manager 2024, and future versions, includes a brand new save game compatibility.
The ability to transfer saved games from one version of Football Manager to the next has been a highly requested feature over the years. Continuining on your long-term save you’ve been working so hard for is a great new feature for anyone who have deeply fell in love with their save and find it emotional to begin all over with a brand new Football Manager career.
In this tutorial, we’ll explain how you can load up your FM23 save games in Football Manager 2024, and what you can expect of this feature; its possibilities and limitations. Read on to learn how to transfer your FM23 save in FM24.
Save Games compatibility of Platforms
The possibility to load up an existing save is (only) possible from:
- Football Manager 2023 (PC/Mac) to Football Manager 2024 (PC/Mac)
- Football Manager 2023 Console (Xbox/PS5) to FM24 Console
- Football Manager 2023 Touch (Nintendo Switch™) to FM24 Touch
* At the moment, transferring a save game from FM23 Mobile to FM24 Mobile isn’t possible but Sports Interactive are working on incoroproating for future versions of the game.
What is possible and not when transferring FM23 Save Games in FM24
When you’re transferring a save game from FM23 to FM24 you’ll be able to benefit from most of the new additions to the game.
You’ll be able to experience the latest user interface and graphical improvements, the improvements made to the game both in regard to new or revamped features like refreshed set-pieces, transfers, tactics and training along with under the hood improvements made to the match engine.
However, there are some limitations.
You’ll not be able to unlock new achievements in FM24 when playing a FM23 career. For instance, it relates to trophies acquired on PS5. This means that you will need to start a new career to accomplish achievements and trophies.
Some of the new FM24 features will not work when playing a FM23 save game in FM24 as these are still populated with FM23 data.
At last, you’re not able to watch replays of matches played in FM23 on FM24.
The new load save games compatibility feature will also be available on Football Manager 2025 – meaning you should be able to load FM24 save games in FM25.
How to Load FM23 Save Games in FM24?
When you load Football Manager 2024 for the first time, you’ll be presented with a panel directly above ‘Start a New Game’. Here you’ll find the panel ‘Load FM23 Saved Games’.
By clicking on the button you’ll be presented with an information screen describing the process and further insight to how transferring FM23 saves works.
This information screen won’t appear after the first time, but don’t worry you will still be able to load any past saves into Football Manager 2024 for the forseeable future.
Simply locate the Load Games Menu and find the panel that explains how to find old saves and read the explanation on how to bring them across.
At this stage you’ll notice a FM23 tab within the Load Games Menu as seen in the screenshot below:
We will update this quick tutorial on how to load FM23 save games in Football Manager 2024 later on, if needed. We hope you’ll enjoy the ability to transfer your FM23 career to FM24., and continuing on your road to success with the addition of new FM24 features.
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