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The Puck Drops on Franchise Hockey Manager 8

The Franchise Hockey Manager series returns for the 2021-22 season with plenty of new additions. OOTP Developments and Com2uS has packed many new features and improvements into it. Driven by community feedback. FHM 8 is their strongest entry yet in the longstanding NHLยฎ-licensed PC hockey strategy series. [This press release is made courtesy of OOTP Developments] Choose one of dozens of leagues ar...[Read More]

OOTP 22 Review – Simulating a sport that has so many intricate details

The annual release of the newest addition to the Out of the Park Baseball series is always cause for sim baseball fans, but itโ€™s fair to say thereโ€™s never been a year quite like the one leading up to OOTP 22. Not only was Out of the Park Developments purchased last October โ€” by Korean company Com2uS, known primarily for its mobile games โ€” but baseball itself hasnโ€™t quite been the same as everyone ...[Read More]


The Puck Drops on Franchise Hockey Manager 7

The Franchise Hockey Manager series returns for the 2020-21 season with plenty of new additions. A return of the deepest, most authentic hockey strategy gaming experience you can find. Choose one of dozens of leagues around the world and select a team to guide to glory, including a chance at the ultimate prize: FHM7 is licensed by the NHLยฎ, allowing you to take the reins of your favorite franchise...[Read More]

Headline Features of Football Manager 2021 Mobile

Football Manager 2021 Mobile will land on the iOS and Android stores on November 24th. To get you fully prepared for another successful season ahead, here are this yearโ€™s squad additions. YOUR WORLD JUST GOT BIGGER There are three brand-new nations for you to test your managerial prowess as we welcome Argentina, Mexico and Canada to the Football Manager Mobile series. This means there are new divi...[Read More]

Football Manager 2021 Beta Available Now

Football Manager 2021 Beta is now live and ready for installation on the Epic Games Store and Steam. If you have bought FM21 from a SEGA-approved digital retailer, youโ€™ll be delighted to know that the game is now fully playable* and includes the online modes Create-A-Club and Online Career Mode with cross-compatibility between Epic and Steam. As always, any progress made in Career Mode can be carr...[Read More]

Com2uS (Korea) has acquired 100% stake of Out of the Park Developments (Germany)

Com2uS has announced that it has acquired 100% of the stake in Out of the Park Development (OOTP), a German game company. Founded in 1999, OOTP is a German company that provides PC-based sports management games such as Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP Baseball) and Franchise Hockey Manager. OOTP Baseball is a management game that has secured the license of MLB, an American professional baseball game...[Read More]

MLB and OOTP Baseball Unveil MLB Dream Bracket Presented by DraftKings

Thirty-Two-Team Best-of-Seven Simulation Bracket to Begin on Monday; Simulations Powered by Out of the Park Baseball 21 โ€“ Available for PC & Mac; Rosters Include 185 Hall of Famers, 115 Most Valuable Players & 61 Cy Young Award Winners; Fans Can Visit MLB.com/dreambracket and Compete in DraftKings Pools Starting Today; Live Streams of Select Simulations Available on MLB.com, the MLB Networ...[Read More]

OOTP 21 Review – More ways than ever to create the baseball world you want

Normally, the release of the latest Out of the Park Baseball (just OOTP for most enthusiasts, thanks very much) would be a cause for rejoicing on two fronts: First and foremost because the leading baseball sim on the market always seems to up its game every year, but also due to the knowledge that a new real life baseball season was imminent. Unfortunately, the coronavirus outbreak has thrown a da...[Read More]

Details of OOTP 21 baseball have emerged!

Out of the Park Baseball 21ย – the 21st version of the award-winning sports strategy franchise – delivers the most new features and improvements in series history! It features unprecedented depth and customization, brand-new guided experiences for newcomers and veterans, authenticity licensed by MLB and the MLBPA, and a bounty of offline and online experiences found nowhere else. [The c...[Read More]

OOTP announces mobile GO! and MLB and MLB Players license extensions

Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of Major League Baseball (MLB), MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com, today announced that they have extended their license agreements with MLB, MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com through 2020. [This press release is courtesy of Out of the Park Developments] This includes the delivery of Out of the Park Baseball 21 as well as an all-new mobile experience ...[Read More]


Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 6 is now available worldwide (PC, Mac, Linux)

Franchise Hockey Manager 6 delivers dozens of all-new features and improvements. Key rivalries influence success, new team reports power deep analysis, fan happiness impacts your club, accurate 2019-20 Opening Night rosters, play online leagues with your friends, and more. The release date is October 11, 2019. [Contents of this story are pieces from the OOTP Developments Announcement] Hereโ€™s what ...[Read More]

OOTP 20 to include new in-game 3D experience, strategies, AI and 2019 rosters

Out of the Park Baseball 20 is the result of 20 years of authentic baseball innovation and computer AI for baseball simulation. [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments with modifications.]ย  From the front office to the field, baseball has changed dramatically over the past few years – and nothing has kept up with the modern game like Out of the Park Baseball. Whet...[Read More]