Championship Manager was first released in 1992 and the series has now sold more than 5 million copies worldwide. Championship Manager 4 is the UK's fastest-selling PC game, having sold 124,627 copies in its first week of sale in March 2003. The PC version of Championship Manager 5 will be released in October 2004.
Championship Manager 5 lets you choose a club and manage it to glory, dealing with everything from transfers and training, to tactics and the media. The action can be viewed via a 2D match engine enabling you to make tactical decisions as the game unfolds. Championship Manager 5 is the closest thing to real-life football management.
Jonathan Kemp, European managing director of Eidos says: "This is a great opportunity for us to build upon the phenomenal success of the Championship Manager brand by taking it to a whole new audience. We have long been aware of the great demand among PlayStation 2 owners to experience the world's most successful and realistic football management game. Our new technology being developed for Championship Manager 5 has been designed in a way to enable a faithful recreation of the Championship Manager experience on PlayStation 2 and Xbox."
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