Whopping FIFA 09 PC update released

By Patrick Garratt
2 March 2009 12:02 GMT


EA put out what looks to be a sizeable update to the PC version of FIFA 09 this morning, including over 900 player pictures and all winter transfer from 42 countries.

There’s a Live Ticker thing in it, as well.

You can download it now. All the patch notes are here.

Winter Update for FIFA MANAGER 09 Available Now
Guildford, UK – EA SPORTS and the developer studio Bright Future have just published a free expansion update for FIFA MANAGER 09. This third update is now available for download. Key aspects of this update are the database, the player pictures and the Live Ticker.

A comprehensive update of the FIFA MANAGER 09 database adjusts the data to the winter season. All transfers from 42 licensed countries are included. Over 900 new player pictures and 60 new XL player pictures offer the player even more realism and fun.

Update 2, which is included in Update 3 focused on a broad extension of the training camp area. The player’s opportunities to build training camps all over the world are nearly unlimited – even the smallest towns are possible.

For a complete list of all improvements and bug-fixings included in this update, please see:


After the update has been installed, the old save-games can be continued.

The FIFA MANAGER series, formerly TOTAL CLUB MANAGER, is well established since 2003. The player can play in 59 countries, 42 of those are licensed. There are 151 licensed leagues with 3,606 clubs (1,267 licensed) and more than 30,000 players.

Every player in the game is individually evaluated by 43 personal skill values. The strengths of the FIFA MANAGER 09 are the local content, its up-to-dateness and the large number of international competitions. The local content in the EA SPORTS FIFA MANAGER 09 creates an authentic football atmosphere.

EA SPORTS FIFA MANAGER 09 was developed by the Cologne-based studio Bright Future for EA SPORTS. For more information and screenshots, please view:

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