Franchise Hockey Manager 6 Faces Off

Franchise Hockey Manager 6 is now available, offering the new installment in this professional hockey simulation from Out of the Park Developments, the folks behind the Out of the Park Baseball series. This supports Windows and macOS, and you can pick up a copy from the OOTP Developments Store or Steam. Word is the new edition of this NHL-licensed game boasts dozens of new features and improvements: "Key rivalries influence success, new reports drive deep analysis, fan happiness impacts your club, play online leagues with friends, 2019-20 Opening Night rosters, and more!" Here's a new trailer to check out, and here are some details:
Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of the National Hockey League®, today announced that Franchise Hockey Manager 6 has been released worldwide! FHM 6 is the biggest and deepest version yet of the only hockey strategy game on the market officially licensed by the National Hockey League®. It ships with dozens of exciting new features and improvements aimed directly at fans of hockey, strategy, and sports.

Franchise Hockey Manager 6 includes:

  • New Rivalry System! Rival matches have extra significance for success - and change over time in response to in-game results
  • Fans Matter! Supporter happiness is tracked, changing in response to in-game events and actions, affecting attendance, job security, owner satisfaction, and more!
  • Alter history! Change the structure and evolution of historical leagues and teams
  • Real historical staff! Play with and against legendary coaches, general managers, and owners, or step into their shoes with the new "Play as" mode that lets you take the identity (and abilities!) of a real GM
  • New exhibition mode! Pit teams from any era against each other, opening infinite possibilities for matchups.
  • Improved team management screens! Lock players to a specific line for increased ability to influence performance
  • Improved player modeling! Suspensions for on- or off-ice incidents, stat-adjusted talent ratings, and personality ratings that evolve in response to game events
  • Accurate 2019 Opening Night rosters, teams, and leagues!
  • New Team reports! Tons of new information at your fingertips, including prospect and positional rankings, team power rankings, the best and worst single-game performances, global team ranking system, and more
  • 25 new Historical Challenges! A wide variety of scenarios to test your skill.
  • Extend your legacy! Carry forward your FHM5 saves into FHM6
  • New leagues and tournaments! German, Swiss, and UK second divisions, and the Spengler Cup
  • Much more!