We all love to play football, as famous players, and showcase our skills on the field, but some of us also love to experience the life of a Football manager. Well, welcome to Football Manager (FM) 24, which is the latest Football Manager game, launched in 2024.
Football Manager (FM) 24 is not starting, opening, and launching for most players. It has just been released and due to the issues in the game, they can’t even play it. Let’s understand the reason and get back to fixing it below.
Why is Football Manager (FM) 24 Not Starting?
There are various reasons behind the game not starting, launching, or opening. Most notable is the game’s requirement that stops players from playing the game unless their system can run it.
Furthermore, the game’s timing and global release can be different for everyone. It might not be available in your region when you are trying to launch or open the game.
How to Fix Football Manager (FM) 24 Not Starting, Opening, Launching?
Check Game’s Requirements
Check back on the requirements of the game, whether your system can even run it or not. Here are Football Manager (FM) 24 System Requirements.
|GPU||Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650||–|
|CPU||Intel Core 2 or AMD Athlon 64 X2||–|
Football Manager (FM) 24 Release Time for Console and PC
Check back on the release time of the game. Sometimes it doesn’t even release on the promised time, and results in the game not starting, or launching on Steam. The game is set to release on 6th November 2023, and there is no time given for it to launch on the Steam Launcher.
Verify Game Files and Disable Full Screen Optimization on Steam
If the game is launched and your system can run the game effortlessly, you might have to Verify Game Files to Fix Football Manager (FM) 24 Not Opening, Starting, and Launching.
- Open Steam
- Go to Steam Launcher
- Right Click on Football Manager (FM) 24
- Go to Properties
- Go to the Files Tab
- Click on “Verify Integrity of Game Files”
- Next, in the Properties tab, go to the Compatibility
- Check the “Disable Full Screen Optimization”
Update GPU Drivers
This one is rare in the scenario but could be the culprit. When your system hasn’t had a GPU Driver update in a while, it can also result in the Game Not Starting, Launching, and Opening.
- For Nvidia, you can download the Drivers from Nvidia Experience.
- For AMD, you can download the Drivers from AMD Adrenaline or through the manual method.
- Search “Updates” on Windows and let it load up all the latest updates available.
Close and Restart Steam
Steam is always running in the background, even if you close it on the screen. Whenever a game is launched on Steam, you will have to close and restart it. Right-click on the taskbar, below, on your Windows, and then select Task Manager.
Here, you need to find a Steam Client and close everything that is related to Steam. Then, restart your system once, and when you are back, you need to start Steam Client.
Start Football Manager (FM) 24 to see whether it fixed Football Manager (FM) 24 Not Starting, Opening, and Launching issue.