Once you’ve updated to the latest drivers try the game again.If you are running the game on a laptop, make sure your laptop is running via the mains so it isn't on power saving mode.We try to release a new update every week and publish a new data update.With more than 18.000 downloads since the release, the FMI Data Update is one of our most successful downloads.Try the more powerful 'main' Nvidia card to try and run - if it still doesn’t launch, go back and choose "Integrated graphics" as main graphic processor.If none of the above works, it may be your anti-virus program which is conflicting with the launching the game through Steam.
Once you have setup your anti-virus as above, we’d suggest uninstalling and reinstalling Football Manager. If this still doesn’t work, please raise the issue the Sports Interactive Tech Forum found here - When a game crash dumps when the game starts, there are a few possible reasons as to why this occurs. Make sure you have the latest Net Framework and version of Direct X installed - even if you think you already have, please do the following: To do this, first download and install this net framework update from here -
If the game will not start, please try the following.
To make sure there’s not been a faulty installation, please verify you game cache.
So what we at RFN have done, and would like to share with you all, is what we deem to be a realistic data update, to try and share what we think is a more authentic FM16 experience of Russia.
Below is a summary of changes that we have looked to implement: Currently we have made over 550 changes to the data, largely to the RPL, but some FNL changes too.