This file will need to be re-applied if/when patches/updates are released to ensure full compatibility. This is due to the fact that some files which are removed when installing this file are automatically re-installed by Steam when official patches come out.

The sortitoutsi real names fix changes the instances of fake names in Football Manager 15 to the proper, real life names for awards, cities, stadiums and competitions, in cases where the actual name is not licensed. It will also fix the fact that the German National team doesn't call up real players. These are fully save-game compatible.

There is also a club name changes file, which changes the names of clubs in a way which ensures that any nicknames entered in the default database are retained. This file includes the proper names for German, Italian and French clubs to circumvent licensing restrictions. It also adds real-life media and journalists, with 26 media files added to encompass all major footballing nations and continents. Finally, it includes a small file which corrects the 3-Letter competition names to correspond with any changes made in the lnc files. For all these files to work, however, you will need to start a new game.

Magrippinho very helpfully created a YouTube video on how this file should be installed. Some of the contents are different - but the procedure is identical, although of course you use the equivalent folder for FM15.

Or, you can follow the below instructions to install v2.0 of this file (if you are installing a previous version please use the 1500 folder instead of the 1530 folder:

Step 1: Go to

PC
 Program Files \ Steam \ SteamApps \ common \ football manager 2015 \ data \ db \ 1530 
Mac
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2015 / data / db / 1530 
You can find this folder by clicking, in the Finder, the Go menu in the menu bar, then choose Go to Folder and type the folder path name (obviously inserting your username), then click Go.

Slightly more detail in this post

Linux
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2015/data/db/1530/

Please note that the Local folder is hidden. Press (ctrl + h)
Android:
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm15\files\installed\data\db\1530
For Mac Lion users, the Library folder will be hidden. Use this link to find out how to show it.

Step 2: Delete the edt and lnc folders from the folder above

Step 3: Copy the edt and lnc folder from this download into the folder mentioned in step 1.

Step 4: Go to:

Documents \ Sports Interactive \ Football Manager 2015
Step 5: Open the folder named "editor data" contained therein. If it does not exist, then create it.

Step 6: Keeping the folder in step 5 open, go back to the file you downloaded and select the folder named "FM15 Real Names Fix Files from sortitoutsi.net v2.0".

Step 7: Paste the circled folder directly into the folder mentioned in step 5.
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/real-names-fix-2.png~original

Step 8: This should be what your editor data folder looks like. There may also be a config.xml file in this folder and can be safely retained; it is generated by FM every time the game starts.
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/real-names-fix.png~original



To make sure the files have been applied correctly, go to the Champions Cup and EURO Vase in your saved game, and they should be renamed to Champions League and Europa League respectively. If you are in the middle of a save-game, German national teams will be populated in the next instance that players are called up, and not instantly. Club names (including the German ones) are only changed if you apply the editor data files before starting a new game. For a workaround if you've already started a new save-game, then please read the opening post of this thread.

Some of these changes may not apply in FMC...
Comments
TugaNation
10 years ago
3 days ago
14
Thanks @mons

Now I understood. Keep going this good job!
Andy_harvey1
9 years ago
9 years ago
2
Thanks very much!
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kingjericho
15 years ago
1 month ago
97
solon
14 years ago
2 months ago
3
Any idea why there are no players shown in any national team?It did only when they called one of my players for national duty, but just for this national team(more specific Cameroon U21-Cameroon Senior National team still no players).
III Wickzz III
9 years ago
3 years ago
1
This worked to a certain extent.I have everything apart from competition logs and team logos , that's it i have the German national team and the correct bundesliga team names I am just missing the the logos . Can anybody help?
RhylFCKiko
12 years ago
3 months ago
457
Did you apply the files after starting a new game? Do the Champions League and Europa League names display correctly? If the answer to both is yes, then you need to wait until national teams call up players at which point the real players should be called up

I did initially, but I started a new game after that, CL and EL are both fine, but as i'm doing an international save it ruins the experience a bit
mehmet4242
11 years ago
3 years ago
1
I've done everything step by step, but I still have wrong player names

can you help me please?
banterhood
9 years ago
5 years ago
1
This is fantastic, thanks.
How (if at all) does this affect Online Mode? For example would there be a conflict if one player had the German national team fix and another didn't, and real life players were called up?
Haven't played Online Mode in any FM before so if it doesn't affect online play that'd be grand
Si Ford
11 years ago
2 years ago
231
Harrogate Town's stadium is called the CNG Stadium 2014-2015 season

Boston United The Jakemans Stadium for sponsorship purposes
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
Any idea why there are no players shown in any national team?It did only when they called one of my players for national duty, but just for this national team(more specific Cameroon U21-Cameroon Senior National team still no players).

This year's FM appears to operate a little differently at save game startup with national teams and afaik has nothing to do with this download. Until teams are called up, the squad remains empty. In this case, perhaps Cameroon don't have fixtures for the time being in your save game.



This worked to a certain extent.I have everything apart from competition logs and team logos , that's it i have the German national team and the correct bundesliga team names I am just missing the the logos . Can anybody help?

This file does not have any logos included in it and nowhere does it imply it does. My screenshots include logos because, well, I have them in my FM. I recommend kremmen's Metallic Logos, but there are a number of other logo packs on our site which you may wish to download.



I did initially, but I started a new game after that, CL and EL are both fine, but as i'm doing an international save it ruins the experience a bit

The name change of the Champions League and the Europa League does not need a new save game to be started in order to take effect




I've done everything step by step, but I still have wrong player names

can you help me please?

This issue is related to pirated versions of the game, generally. Can you show us this is not the case?



This is fantastic, thanks.
How (if at all) does this affect Online Mode? For example would there be a conflict if one player had the German national team fix and another didn't, and real life players were called up?
Haven't played Online Mode in any FM before so if it doesn't affect online play that'd be grand

I would definitely recommend that all users playing the game have the same game setup as much as possible, and not just in terms of this file. I haven't played the game online for a while so I don't really feel well-placed to comment, however...



Harrogate Town's stadium is called the CNG Stadium 2014-2015 season

Boston United The Jakemans Stadium for sponsorship purposes

Thanks for this
Nitzan Gal
9 years ago
2 years ago
2
its not working to me i still have fake names
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
its not working to me i still have fake names

Are you running an original version of the game?
RhylFCKiko
12 years ago
3 months ago
457
Still have fake German players... that's the problem mons
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
Still have fake German players... that's the problem mons

Has a new German squad been called up since you applied this file? If not, wait for it and the team should be populated with real players.

If the Champions League and Europa League names are the correct ones, then you shouldn't have any problems since the German national team is fixed in the same file as the European competition names.
CraiigMan
13 years ago
4 months ago
28
Premium
I am presuming since you can't run custom DB on FMC I can't use this for that? Anyone know if there is a way to fix the German National team on FMC?
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
I am presuming since you can't run custom DB on FMC I can't use this for that? Anyone know if there is a way to fix the German National team on FMC?

If only anybody would read all that text up there, it explains 99% of all the queries posted.

The sortitoutsi real names fix changes the instances of fake names in Football Manager 15 to the proper, real life names for awards, cities, stadiums and competitions, in cases where the actual name is not licensed. It will also fix the fact that the German National team doesn't call up real players. These are fully save-game compatible.

There is also a club name changes file, which changes the names of clubs in a way which ensures that any nicknames entered in the default database are retained. This file includes the proper names for Italian and French clubs to circumvent licensing restrictions. It also adds real-life media and journalists, with 23 media files added to encompass all major footballing nations and continents. It also includes a small file to correct some incorrect national kit colours and ones whose kits were not displaying. Finally, it includes a small file which corrects the 3-Letter competition names to correspond with any changes made in the lnc files. For all these files to work, however, you will need to start a new game.
RhylFCKiko
12 years ago
3 months ago
457
Yes, it's been the same for every German call up. No clue why.
faustino7
9 years ago
9 years ago
1
The first 4 steps i did ok. But on the 5th step, im doing it wrong all the time.

So i have to create a folder named therein, and then place ["FM15 Real Names Fix Files from sortitoutsi.net BETA version"] there?
Captain
13 years ago
1 week ago
71
The first 4 steps i did ok. But on the 5th step, im doing it wrong all the time.

So i have to create a folder named therein, and then place ["FM15 Real Names Fix Files from sortitoutsi.net BETA version"] there?


Go to:
documents \ Sports Interactive \ Football Manager 2015
Step 5: Open the folder named "editor data" . If it does not exist, then create it.
place the folder FM15 Real Names Fix u downloaded there
uskatin
12 years ago
6 days ago
8
i did all the steps twice!

and its dont work!

please help me!
Headshothitman
12 years ago
1 year ago
19
The UEFA competition colours are something which completely escaped my mind and which I will definitely be re-including in the version of the file released closer to game release date.
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Mons, i'm not rushing you but will you be updating the file before release this week? This is a must have before I start my new game (on 15.1 database/patch)

Thanks again for creating something (with all the stress) which we all rely on
slayer34
11 years ago
6 years ago
4
Banned
these files not working pirated version?
Taktiker
11 years ago
7 years ago
3
Thanks for the file.
One question though: I'm currently playing a save game in the second german division. Apart from correct names I still see fake names like Munich Lions. Any thoughts on that?
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
i did all the steps twice!

and its dont work!

please help me!

Once should have been enough, so it's clear you applied them wrongly.

Can you give me a screenshot of your lnc and editor data folder please?




Mons, i'm not rushing you but will you be updating the file before release this week? This is a must have before I start my new game (on 15.1 database/patch)

Thanks again for creating something (with all the stress) which we all rely on

I prefer to release it immediately after the game is released so that I can test the files and ensure that they do actually work as intended, rather than having to patch things afterwards...




these files not working pirated version?

Nope, and neither will your account after this post.



Thanks for the file.
One question though: I'm currently playing a save game in the second german division. Apart from correct names I still see fake names like Munich Lions. Any thoughts on that?

Please read the instructions at the top of this thread and in the download file.

There is also a club name changes file, which changes the names of clubs in a way which ensures that any nicknames entered in the default database are retained. This file includes the proper names for German, Italian, Portuguese and French clubs, amongst others, to circumvent licensing restrictions. It also includes real-life media and journalists, with a number of media files added which will encompass all major footballing nations and continents. For the files in this paragraph to work, however, you will need to start a new game.


There is a workaround for this issue, in the very first post of this thread.
Taktiker
11 years ago
7 years ago
3
Please read the instructions at the top of this thread and in the download file.


I'm quite sure I followed the intructions correctly. I just found out that the issue only appears when I play FMC. As the normal game mode is fine I assume I installed the files correctly. Any solution on this or did I do something wrong at the end?
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
I'm quite sure I followed the intructions correctly. I just found out that the issue only appears when I play FMC. As the normal game mode is fine I assume I installed the files correctly. Any solution on this or did I do something wrong at the end?

I'm afraid the dbc files do not work with FMC due to the nature of the game version

As a workaround, I suggest you do the workaround mentioned in the opening post, which is save game compatible.
Taktiker
11 years ago
7 years ago
3
Oh yeah I see. I knew editor files are not working with FMC but I didn't know it also concerns name changes. Thanks for the work around and the support though!
Tiber Worth
9 years ago
7 years ago
1
cant find the folders on mac most recent osx
mons
18 years ago
40 minutes ago
86,793
cant find the folders on mac most recent osx

I'm sorry, I don't have a Mac

Do a search for how to find Steam folders on your OSX, I'm sure Google will help
Hareth Yazan Hmoud
10 years ago
4 years ago
5
The Asian World Cup qualifying name is in Turkish for me. Why is this?

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