Miles Jacobson

Football Manager Classic 2014 PS Vita console bundle announced, out April 17

Football Manager Classic 2014 is getting a PS Vita console bundle, courtesy of Sony, Sega and Sports Interactive.

Miles Jacobson headlines

  • Football Manager 2013 pirated over 10 million times

    Over 10 million people illegally downloaded Football Manager 2013, and its developer knows the IP address of every single one of them.

  • Football Manager 13 is series' best-selling entry, FM '14 confirmed for Linux release

    Football Manager 13 is officially the best-selling entry to Sports Interactive’s series, and as a treat the studio is bringing Football Manager 14 to Linux with cross-play functionality thrown in.

  • Football Manager 2013 is the fastest-selling game in the series, says Sports Interactive

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has said even though Football Manager 2013 is the fastest-selling game in the series, the team won’t rest until it receives higher critical acclaim.

  • Football Manager Handheld: 1 in 11 Android copies are bought legitimately

    Football Manager Handheld 13 is coming to Android smartphones, despite the developers claims of rampant piracy, resulting in just one in eleven copies of the game being legitimately bought and paid for.

  • Football Manager 2013 interview: addiction returns

    Football Manager 2013 was officially announced yesterday. Dave Cook talks to Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson about this year’s 900 new changes, an all new Classic mode for casual players and much more.

  • Sports Interactive details split from Eidos after nine years of silence

    Miles Jacobson, studio director for Sports Interactive, has broken his silence on why his studio left Eidos in 2003. Turns out, the studio though Eidos was looking to replace it with Beautiful Game Studios, while life president Ian Livingstone said the firm brought the later into the fold because it has heard rumors Sports Interactive […]

  • Sega studio boss denies European closure rumours

    Miles Jacobson, studio head of Football Manager developer Sports Interactive, has sunk rumours of major closures at Sega’s European arm.

  • Tax cuts will “incentivise” pubs to invest in UK, says TIGA

    The announcement yesterday of tax breaks for the UK games industry will “incetivise” publishers from around the world to invest in the British games industry, TIGA CEO Richard Wilson has told VG247.

  • Jacobson: "Still a lot of work to do" to get games industry properly recognised

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has said that there’s “still a lot of work to do” in terms of getting the games industry the recognition it deserves, both “in the business world, and in education”.

  • "Delighted" Jacobson lauds OBE recognition

    Following news that Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list, the developer has told VG247 that the recognition is “important” for the games industry as a whole.

  • Report - Creative Assembly creating Olympics title

    Eurogamer‘s reporting that the sports title that Total War developer Creative Assembly is working on, revealed yesterday via a job listing, is a Olympics title on London 2012.

  • Sports Interactive: Football Manager Live is "doing well"

    Football Manager Live is doing well and going according to plan, according to Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson. So far, the game has grown to 23 game worlds with 1,000 users each. Jacobson’s pleased as punch. “It’s going alright. The Sega ops team is being very proactive in launching new worlds when existing ones are full,” Jacobson […]

  • Football Manager Live to release on January 23

    MCV’s reporting that Football Manager Live will launch on January 23, at a cost of £30. The retail game comes complete with a whopping four months’ free play. “Football Manager Live is a very different game to Football Manager – imagine a cross between Football Manager, fantasy league, eBay and social networking and you’ll be […]

  • IGN Football Manager 09 review criticism best left to the terraces, say Jacobson

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has declined to remark on a 2/10 IGN US review for Football Manager 2009, saying criticism of the piece is best left to user comments. “I’m not a reviewer and therefore don’t think it’s my place to critique critique’s, nor am I likely to be anything but biased,” he said. […]

  • Football Manager authentication issues fixed

    Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson just sent word that all issues with Football Manager 2009 authentication have now been resolved. So go win a cup, or something.

  • FM2009 gold, system specs released

    Sega’s announced that Football Manager 2009 is gold. The publisher also released minimum specs this afternoon. Get them after the break. The game’s getting a demo on November 2.

  • Football Manager 2009 videos watched by 165,000 on YouTube

    The Football Manager 2009 YouTube reveal appears to have worked. According to Sega this afternoon, more than 165,000 people have watched two videos about the new features in the latest version of the soccer management sim since they were released on Wednesday. “It’s great to finally be able to announce the new features for the […]

  • No console FM 2009 because 08 interface "was crap"

    Speaking to, Sports Interactive front man Miles Jacobson has confirmed there won’t be any console editions of Football Manager 2009 because the Xbox 360 version of FM08 had a “crap” interface. “We thought we’d improved a lot last year. It was still too hard to use. So we decided to have at least a […]

  • SI "pretty close to finishing" Football Manager Live

    Speaking to Evo Gamer, Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson has confirmed that Football Manager Live is almost complete. Ish. “We’re pretty close to finishing the first iteration now, as in the code that will be released,” he said. “The game will likely never be ‘finished’ because, like FM, there are loads of ideas for features, and […]