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SI have released a new official patch fixing various bugs within the game.

 

The updates should install automatically, to make sure it does try restarting whatever you use to access FM e.g. Steam or Epic.

 

Here's a list of the changes:


Match Engine 24.2.0.0

  • Fixes to AI positioning from defensive throw ins
  • Fixes for AI aerial threat positioning for attacking corners
  • Fixes to players rotating when blocking shots and improvements to deflections
  • Improvements to goalkeepers saving central long range shots
  • Fixes to goalkeepers not attempting to save penalty kicks
  • Fixes to AI selection for throw in takers
  • Fixes for AI selection for free kick takers
  • Tweaks to the AI substitution logic so they make use of substitutes more and/or earlier in the match
  • Fixes and improvements to AI managers team selection when using IFB and IWB roles
  • Fixed an issue where AI managers could use the wide centreback role in the centre of a back 3
  • Fix for the team talk reactions not staying past half-time
  • Fixes for too many defenders going for a header inside own area
  • Fixes for red cards being given for clean looking tackles
  • Fix for the attacker playing the ball straight back to throw-in taker in an offside position following the throw
  • Fixes for incorrect passive offside calls made by the ref and VAR when player is blocking the goalkeepers vision
  • Fix for odd duty and role selections in 442 formations for AI managers
  • Fix for set piece specialist tick staying on after specialist is subbed off as it was reset by the tactics change
  • Fix to human listed set piece takers not used properly for wide free kicks
  • Fix for players appealing for offside too often
  • Fix for a GK/Goalkeeper blooper where they let the ball go in their own net after controlling a short pass
  • Fix for a GK/Goalkeeper blooper where they turn on the ball inside own area when under pressure

 

Gameplay

  • General stability improvements
  • Newgens will no longer generate incorrect faces
  • Player stats no longer appear incorrectly
  • Improve AI team selection logic
  • Reduce the number of managers with 'Wing Play' tactical style
  • Players no longer incorrectly get unhappy over reasonable team talks
  • Players no longer get unhappy over team talks given by assistant manager
  • Promise to play in correct position/role now passes correctly when promise is fulfilled
  • Number of players that support an unhappy player has been reduced
  • Tweaks to Saudi teams transfer policy and negotiation behaviour
  • Tweaks to AI teams in a number of leagues not registering enough players
  • Fixed an issue where the AI offers unrealistically low release clauses during player negotiations
  • Spanish clubs will now take more consideration of their current their salary cap during player contract negotiations
  • Fixed issue for Director of Football being unable to sign transfer targets
  • Fixed issue for players getting upset over lack of squad depth when 'no first transfer window' is set
  • Fixed issue for user unable to take control of set pieces while managing u20s national team
  • Fixed issue for user unable to proceed past the Set Piece Creator while managing а national team
  • Fixed scenario where AI clubs could transfer list players soon after signing them

 

UI

  • Fixed an issue where countries for which scouts have knowledge are not marked on the map in Scouts Overview page
  • Fixed an issue where player search was returning players in incorrect positions due to misuse of the 'And' & 'Or' options when setting conditions
  • Fixed text cut offs in various resolutions on the Choose Managerial Style screen
  • Fixed long delay when confirming Set Piece changes
  • Transfer History -> Staff now updates accordingly
  • Fixed issue where Team Lineup would appear out of order
  • Recruitment Focus Updates will now generate with the correct set frequency
  • View Match button is no longer missing on Online Modes

 

Competitions and Rulegroups

  • [Argentina] Competitions now identify the correct winners
  • [Asia] VAR is now used from the Group Stage onwards in the Asian Champions League
  • [Brazil & South Africa] Updates to scheduling to ease fixture congestion
  • [England] Fixed issue where Championship Playoff and FA Cup final would take place on same day
  • [Germany] Update to squad number restrictions
  • [Greece] - Fixed an issue where Greece Super League 2 teams could participate in both championship & relegation group phases
  • [Indonesia] Update to foreign player restrictions
  • [Japan] Updates to match rules and squad registration
  • [Portugal] VAR now to being used in all rounds of the Portuguese League Cup
  • [Serbia] Updates to loan and squad rules
  • [UEFA] Clubs from same nation now kept apart in League Phase of new UEFA Competition format
  • [UEFA] Fixed issue where correct seedings weren't being applied for EUROs
  • [USA] Further fix to MLS international slots disappearing
  • [Various] Further updates to substitution rules to reflect real world

 
Database and Licensing

  • [J.League 1-3] Kits, logos and player faces update
  • Updated database to reflect real world key events

 
Misc*.

  • [Pre-Game Editor] - Fixed an issue with nation short name resets when trying to change it
  • [Pre-Game Editor] - Fixed an issue with extinct clubs cannot be added as playable
Comments
Eloy Gabriel Nuñez
8 years ago
2 hours ago
700

My game is still showing the 24.1 version.  How can I make update to version 24.2 on Steam?

JSFM98
7 years ago
3 days ago
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JSFM98
7 years ago
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By gulchynsky 01 December 2023 - 11:52 AM UTC 

Open config file by a Notepad, use the shortcut CTRL+H and type in the first search box: /2000 and in the second one to be replaced: /r-2000

 

When it replaces all the lines, do it again just type /2001, then /2002 and /2003

 

Thank you! Absolutely gutted when i loaded my game and all the terrible faces came back!

oooJohnooo
11 years ago
14 hours ago
12
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still have to go in and manually change all the other ones that don't have 200…will take ages for me as i've got just over 180k regens in my save….hopefully someone who does coding for newgan will be able to do a work around for it

Miguel Labrac
11 months ago
2 weeks ago
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By Copywriter 30 November 2023 - 17:56 PM UTC 

And the kits are disappearing!

 

Olá pessoal, gente comigo aconteceu ontem tbm, os rostos sumiram e passei metade da noite tentando repor e nada, hj tentei novamente e nada até que entrei aqui. quer dizer que eles fizeram isso mesmo? já que tem um jeito de trazer as fotos de volta incluindo esse r-id eu vou tentar, mas como tem que ser feito? eu vou ter que fazer manualmente um de cada vez? onde tem que ser inserido isso?  eu quaze desinstalei o jogo e reinstalei por causa disso. mostra pra gente como pode ser feito isso pq eu vou tentar. abraço

 

Miguel Labrac
11 months ago
2 weeks ago
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By Fwied 01 December 2023 - 05:25 AM UTC 

r- method work I was using the wrong file didn't know there was a config file in the FMNEWGANv2 + Update 1 folder. 

olá, onde encontro esse  arquivo de configuração newGan para editar o -r porque eu nao sei onde encontrar. tem que baixar alguma coisa? eu tenho esse app do newgan. alguem pode ajudar? preciso dos rostos de volta.

 

carlos sarmiento
3 years ago
2 months ago
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By gulchynsky 01 December 2023 - 11:52 AM UTC 

Open config file by a Notepad, use the shortcut CTRL+H and type in the first search box: /2000 and in the second one to be replaced: /r-2000

 

When it replaces all the lines, do it again just type /2001, then /2002 and /2003

 

This is perfect but one thing to make sure everything gets changed which worked with me is

FIND WHAT                                           REPLACE WITH:

/person/1                                              /person/r-1

/person/2                                             /person/r-2

/person/3                                             /person/r-3

/person/4

/person/5

/person/6

/person/7

/person/8

/person/9

 

You get the memo, make sure to click replace all, do this 9 times for each digit 1-9, all my faces are back now.

ilham.hidayatulloh92
6 years ago
1 month ago
1

For the first time i play this game, as a journey man,this is the first time my job apply always unsuccessful with this middle setting for a team, with higher adatability skill, continental badge, profesional region level experience, even for team like Le Mans who play in division 3 and Stevenage in league one, i always got rejected.. in the previous vesion, i can manage championship team or the lower level of premier league team with this coach attribute and settings..

whocaresijustwantfreestuff
1 year ago
1 week ago
1
By Copywriter 30 November 2023 - 17:56 PM UTC 

And the kits are disappearing!

 

Yup. It's only my kits during the game, they're still ok on all other screens and menu's

 

edit*

 

I removed my teams kit's from the graphics folder, then reset cache. Put team kits back in graphics folder, rest cache again… Sorted

 

Kevin Allen
8 years ago
5 hours ago
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By DM86 30 November 2023 - 19:04 PM UTC 

personal assistant is easy - the UID is 1 number higher than your manager UID

 

so if manager UID is 2002090857     your personal assistant's would be 2002090858 - remember both of these UIDs NOW need to have     r-      preceding the digits.

 

the other 2 are bit more complex. You will need to source  Regen UID Finder     once downloaded just place in the same location as any of your other graphic folders ie your faces folder location etc.

 

The regen UID finder contains 15000 images, black square boxes with numbers 1-15000. Then the fun starts, by trial and error, just load up the game with this image folder and config file active and fingers crossed your press officer and player liaison will be assigned one of the lucky numbers.

 

Once you have the lucky number/s, you need to whittle down the entries in the config file until you are left with just the one UID which is your press officer/player liaison. 

 

Genius! Thank you 

gulchynsky
13 years ago
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By carlos sarmiento 01 December 2023 - 18:11 PM UTC 

This is perfect but one thing to make sure everything gets changed which worked with me is

FIND WHAT                                           REPLACE WITH:

/person/1                                              /person/r-1

/person/2                                             /person/r-2

/person/3                                             /person/r-3

/person/4

/person/5

/person/6

/person/7

/person/8

/person/9

 

You get the memo, make sure to click replace all, do this 9 times for each digit 1-9, all my faces are back now.

 

Yeah, that sounds even better

fm_usa
15 years ago
1 month ago
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By Mehmet F. Kenanoğlu 01 December 2023 - 01:55 AM UTC 

Do you think this situation can be fixed?

 

hello my turkish brother, I found the ID of my face and used it on a config file and now have an image for my profile, love from greece

bartdude
15 years ago
26 minutes ago
644
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Oh well, at least Si is back to consistent. Thinking with FM23, we'd seen for the last time, every major update managing to break other areas of the game. Now it's back with a vengeance ! The newgens not working for one and no way from the settings to add a manager picture. The workaround for both is adding "r-" in the config file to each player and manager pic. Also all players in the game have the wrong hairstyles, hair colours and skin colour. You can change the hair colour and style with the IGE, which you have to pay for but not skin colour. To do that you need a more in depth editor, like FMRTE, which you also have to pay for. Surely, some at Si HQ run the modified game before release ?? If that's the case, why are such errors not reported to those that certify such a release to us players ??? 

 

P.S. I've posted this exact same comment on the Si forum, let's see what they have to see, if at all.

Jakeeeeee
2 years ago
2 weeks ago
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By carlos sarmiento 01 December 2023 - 18:11 PM UTC 

This is perfect but one thing to make sure everything gets changed which worked with me is

FIND WHAT                                           REPLACE WITH:

/person/1                                              /person/r-1

/person/2                                             /person/r-2

/person/3                                             /person/r-3

/person/4

/person/5

/person/6

/person/7

/person/8

/person/9

 

You get the memo, make sure to click replace all, do this 9 times for each digit 1-9, all my faces are back now.

 

surely just do find: person/ and replace with: person/r-

 

only have to do it once then 🙂

Bielsa is a Legend
10 years ago
4 hours ago
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By bartdude 01 December 2023 - 21:47 PM UTC 

Oh well, at least Si is back to consistent. Thinking with FM23, we'd seen for the last time, every major update managing to break other areas of the game. Now it's back with a vengeance ! The newgens not working for one and no way from the settings to add a manager picture. The workaround for both is adding "r-" in the config file to each player and manager pic. Also all players in the game have the wrong hairstyles, hair colours and skin colour. You can change the hair colour and style with the IGE, which you have to pay for but not skin colour. To do that you need a more in depth editor, like FMRTE, which you also have to pay for. Surely, some at Si HQ run the modified game before release ?? If that's the case, why are such errors not reported to those that certify such a release to us players ??? 

 

P.S. I've posted this exact same comment on the Si forum, let's see what they have to see, if at all.

 

Well said mate

 

lets hope they see your comment and deal with the issue………although you will probably just get banned for being negative

 

SI really need to up their game

Eloy Gabriel Nuñez
8 years ago
2 hours ago
700

After this patch release I have issues with my online save.   

 

My brother and I play an online save, let's say He Won 4-1, but on my side He won 1-0.

 

I watch his game and the actions/results are not matching at all.

 

How can this be fix? 

Monkeh99
3 years ago
1 month ago
1

is it me or has lone striker player ratings completely broke with this patch, my striker went from 6.9 and 7's to 6.1 if they don't score

ste1234
10 years ago
2 weeks ago
7

after update six penalty missed in a row. 3 different player but same situation.. gk bloched shot , right angle

 

before update only 1 penalty missed. 

Tommy Hughes
11 years ago
1 hour ago
644
By Eloy Gabriel Nuñez 02 December 2023 - 13:16 PM UTC 

After this patch release I have issues with my online save.   

 

My brother and I play an online save, let's say He Won 4-1, but on my side He won 1-0.

 

I watch his game and the actions/results are not matching at all.

 

How can this be fix? 

Holy crap, that sounds wild! :o

 

Chelin1z
8 months ago
2 months ago
2
By burrows395 30 November 2023 - 16:14 PM UTC 

has anyone elses Newgan regen faces disappeared after the new update?

Can you please send me the game files in my email? Please🙏🏾 . I love playing but I don’t have money to purchase it 

 

[email protected]

 

Chelin1z
8 months ago
2 months ago
2
By fm_usa 01 December 2023 - 19:10 PM UTC 

hello my turkish brother, I found the ID of my face and used it on a config file and now have an image for my profile, love from greece

Can you please send me the game files to my email?

please🙏🏾

 

[email protected]

 

hamilton20010
5 months ago
2 months ago
11

has this caused the data hub last match report to break? its stopped displaying all the other findings like yours/opposition match passes

 

 

 

Bielsa is a Legend
10 years ago
4 hours ago
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By hamilton20010 03 December 2023 - 12:14 PM UTC 

has this caused the data hub last match report to break? its stopped displaying all the other findings like yours/opposition match passes

 

 

appears alot of people are having this problem, yet again SI poor programming

 

it really questions the QA processes

hamilton20010
5 months ago
2 months ago
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By Bielsa is a Legend 03 December 2023 - 12:20 PM UTC 

appears alot of people are having this problem, yet again SI poor programming

 

it really questions the QA processes

 

well….randomly today its come back.

hamilton20010
5 months ago
2 months ago
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By hamilton20010 03 December 2023 - 13:34 PM UTC 

well….randomly today its come back.

 

spoke too soon, it came up for a league post match report then next game cup game stopped again

Deano12785
3 years ago
1 week ago
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i cant get my profile pic now either, really hope they get this fixed quickly,  very disappointed.

DazS8
14 years ago
1 hour ago
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By Deano12785 03 December 2023 - 14:20 PM UTC 

i cant get my profile pic now either, really hope they get this fixed quickly,  very disappointed.

 

If you have not seen this Yes. The code has removed and the old code doesn't work. So, for use a own manager profile picture you will have to add your own picture to the "player picture folder" with the ID of you as a manager. According an explanation in Skinning Hodeout forum, since FM 24.2 a manager is considered a "regen" picture. you will need to add "-r" to the code. So if your ID# is for example: "2002117708" the code in the config.xml in the player pictures folder will need to show: <record from="r-2002117708" to="graphics/pictures/person/r-2002117708/portrait"/>

stephen kusbish
7 years ago
3 weeks ago
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By DM86 30 November 2023 - 18:46 PM UTC 

You are spot on mate.

 

I tested your theory in my newGan config file.   Adding     r-       at the beginning of each of the player ID's has allowed the image to show up again in-game

 

e.g.

 

<record from="Caucasian/ENG914" to="graphics/pictures/person/2002090857/portrait"/>

 

to

 

<record from="Caucasian/ENG914" to="graphics/pictures/person/r-2002090857/portrait"/>

 

 

This also worked for my Manager, personal assistant, press officer and player liaison faces

hi there where do i find the config file please?

 

 

Ali Sheikh
9 years ago
11 hours ago
91
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how can i download 24.2 patch? i thought it is automatically installing but when i am starting a new save and still remain 24.0?

Bielsa is a Legend
10 years ago
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By Ali Sheikh 03 December 2023 - 17:34 PM UTC 

how can i download 24.2 patch? i thought it is automatically installing but when i am starting a new save and still remain 24.0?

Exit steam, then re-log in

 

its automatic

 

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