LONDON (7th July, 2009)– Sports Interactive and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced that Football Manager™ Live– the groundbreaking massively multiplayer online football manager game– has updated to version 1.2.

Update 1.2 changes the way you interact with the game and other managers in a big way. Managers can now be added as 'friends' in the game, meaning you'll receive updates on their activities, be able to send messages to their homepages, and see information currently hidden to other managers, such as what skills they possess.

Perhaps the most exciting Update 1.2 change is with the tactical system. There's now a new tactics creator that allows you to build unique tactics in six easy steps. All options draw from a community driven 50-page piece of research called Tactical Theories and Frameworks. That may sound daunting, but the beauty of the Creator is that it condenses all the theory into a set of choices that will take you two minutes to go through! As if that wasn't enough, the entire tactics screen has been streamlined too, and is now much easier for managers both new and old to get to grips with.

A detailed look into the changes that Update 1.2 canbe found here:

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