Artificial intelligence, VR, and Brexit in Football Manager 2017

Add to favoritesLike all sport today Football is based on data. Gathering it, crunching it and applying it. Football Manager from Sports Interactive has built a global business on gathering, crunching and applying data. The incredibly successful computer game allows players to behave as real football managers. By profiling real footballer statistics based on actual games from around the world, players of Football Manager get hyper realistic playing experiences and pick teams to play games using real data. The latest version of the game even uses the prospect of Brexit. Says Grant Appleyard, a senior producer on the game: “The day after the vote we sat down and thrashed out the ideas which included the producers and the gameplay AI team.” “We explored how transfers and contracts would be affected…


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