The file works best with the following transfers & data updates for Football Manager 2022:
(Other Football Manager updates are also supported on the web and steam)
FMET Extended English Database FM22 22.3 Update 2022-03-03 by TheFMEditor.
Community DB: Data Pack & Transfer Update FM22 v0.2 by Liam
FMI Update by FMInside
Transfers & Data Update Packs by TheNotoriousPr0 & FMTU by pr0
Data Tweaks (v3.5 | v4.2) by sirTAVARES
Transfers & Data Premium by Darkness
## FM22 real names fix. Fix fake name of competitions, stadiums, clubs and awards with their real names in Football Manager 2022.
Fix works with your current FM 2022 saves. ##
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Real Names by TheWizard Copyright (©) 2022
Overview/Maps (LNC) file:
1:Name Change - Fake Team.
2:International Competition & club changes
4:Leagues & Club Names Licensing.
6:Africa Cup of Nations Awards.
#Revised and updated by The Wizard 1/8/2022 FM2022 Licensing and Real Name Fix File v1.0.0 for FM22
#Revised and updated by The Wizard 1/9/2022 FM2022 Licensing and Real Name Fix File v2.0.0 for FM22
#Revised and updated by The Wizard 1/10/2022 FM2022 Licensing and Real Name Fix File v3.0.0 for FM22
#Revised and updated by The Wizard 1/11/2022 FM2022 Licensing and Real Name Fix File v4.0.0 for FM22
#Revised and updated by The Wizard 1/12/2022 FM2022 Licensing and Real Name Fix File v5.0.0 for FM22
Thanks to everyone who helped make and update the file, you know who you are! And many thanks.
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Realnames Club & League Fix
RealNames by TheWizard
FM22 RealName License Fix by The Wizard
Instructions [V1.0.0] Real Names Licence Fix by The Wizard [FM22]:
Find the 2400 folder.
\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2022\data\database\db\2240\
\Program Files\Epic Games\FootballManager2021\data\database\db\2240\
/Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Steam/steamapps/common/Football Manager 2021/database/data/db/2240/
Open the lnc folder and then enter the all sub-folder.
Delete all files you can find in there, particularly the following 3 files:
Move FM22 Real Name Fix by The Wizard. (LNC) inside this all folder.
Go 2 folders back to find the edt folder.
Open it and then enter the permanent sub-folder.
Delete the file "fake.edt".
This will fix Niko Kovač from getting renamed to Max Freund, Oliver Kahn from getting renamed to Jens Freund,.
Again go 2 folders back, this time to find the dbc folder.
Delete the following files (This will fix Juventus):
zebra turin fake staff new.dbc
Now enter the permanent sub-folder remove 4 files.
This will prevent Brazilian clubs from reverting to 3-letter names and will allow certain kits to be visible again.