Franchise Hockey Manager 8 Has Been Released For PC

Com2uS has released the latest version of their hockey simulation series as Franchise Hockey Manager 8 is now available on PC. Now you too can run the NHL as if you had complete control over everything for whatever team you choose to try and take them all the way to the Stanley Cup. This version of the game has added so much more than the past couple of editions it's not even funny, as you can see the list of fun things to do in this one. You can snag the game on Steam right now.

Franchise Hockey Manager 8
Credit: Com2uS
  • NEW FINANCIAL OPTIONS! Build your Legacy with the new financial system, allowing you much more control over your budget and operations.
  • MAKE ON-ICE DECISIONS New on-ice decisions let you influence your players' choices.
  • RELEASE THE KRAKEN! Draft your own version of the expansion Seattle Kraken or enter the league with their real lineup."
  • IN-GAME FEEDBACK Alter players' styles and tactics in response to game events.
  • LET THE RUMOURS FLY! New rumours, news stories, and stats reveal your hockey world.
  • FIND YOUR FUTURE Revamped scouting reports help you find your future stars.
  • UPDATED FOR 2021-22 The fans are back in the stands, and we have fully-updated rosters, teams, leagues, and stats for the 21-22 season.
  • REALISTIC HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Junior, College, and European leagues in historical games have been significantly fleshed out, so young players will no longer just be free agents before they're signed or drafted, and the Sponsorship/Affiliate system that was used by the NHL up until the 1960's is now simulated as well.
  • BUILD YOUTH SYSTEMS European teams will now be able to take steps to improve the quality of the young players entering their youth systems.
  • ADJUSTABLE TRADE DIFFICULTY Trading difficulty can now be adjusted, allowing for easier or more difficult trade negotiations – or nearly impossible ones!
  • MORE POSTGAME FEEDBACK! A new postgame analysis screen points out the good, the bad, and the ugly of both teams' performances.
  • IMPROVED 2D MODE The 2D game system has undergone many changes to improve player behaviour, animation, and statistical output, and received some new graphics and animations.
  • WATCH HIGHLIGHTS 2D Mode now has a "highlights" option that'll allow you to view only the game's key moments, or just the goals.
  • NEW CUSTOMIZATION OPTIONS Custom games can now add tournaments that allow the participation of teams from multiple leagues, and can add new leagues after the game has started.
  • YOUR OWN NOTEPAD Players now have a user-editable "Notes" view that can be used to record your own notes, reminders, etc. regarding them.
  • HOCKEY CARDS! We've added a new "hockey card" style for displaying player portraits on some screens.

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