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Secret feature

Football Manager 2018 will feature players coming out as gay

The latest in the series includes a secret feature for 'regen' players

The imminent release of Football Manager 2018 is set to have a massively negative impact on the already depressing social lives of Dream Team employees.

The hugely addictive game is set to be released on 10 November but a beta version is already available for fans to test out.

And players have discovered a new, secret feature that means players in the game come out as gay.

The new feature in the virtual reality game will perhaps pave the way for real life footballers and clubs

Football Manager, SEGA
Goodbye, social life!

One twitter finds the new feature and shares it on social media

Twitter user- lugenhimer
This Twitter user posted online after noticing the new feature

The feature will only be available on ‘regen’ players (aka fictional) due to implications of announcing that a real-life player has come out as gay.

Users will receive an in-game merchandise boost if one of their players comes out as gay.

The team behind Football Manager 18 have only revealed selected new additions to the game and are keeping a few features secret, leaving them to be discovered by fans.

One of the directors of the game tweeted his surprise that the feature itself had been outed so quickly.



Football Manager deserve praise for championing the acceptance of homosexuality in football.

Many on social media were quick to show their support of the new feature…


Social media users were quick to praise the game for their forward-thinking


Well played, FM!