In a surprise announcement today, developers Sports Interactive laid out their plans to bring Football Manager 2021 to more platforms than usual.
FM20 and many previous titles have never made it to PS4 or Xbox One, and this can be put down to a couple of factors.
This includes how much time people spend on their consoles and how that would work with a game like Football Manager.
When asked about the impact of a FM game on consoles, Studio director of Sports Interactive, Miles Jacobson, pointed out these possible hurdles back in 2014:
“We have (released FM on consoles) before and we may do again, but there are a couple of major hurdles.
“The first is that the interface is really difficult without a mouse and keyboard or, at least, a full-sized touchscreen.
“The second is that our game tends to have a much longer playtime than most – and most consoles sit underneath the main TV in the…