Release date is 4, November. New camera angle, sitting low behind the goal for close-up action when the ball is in the box. It'll be the best way to keep an eye on how your team defends set pieces and also where you'll see the 1,500 new motion capture animations in the most detail. There's also a grander sense of occasion. Players now emerge from the tunnel before the match, warm up and shake hands. Adding to the realism, the game has been updated to reflect the latest rules – kick-off can be taken by a solitary player and a foul by the last man is no longer an instant red card. Even the referees have been updated and they'll now use disappearing spray at free-kicks. The managerial avatar system is much better too, if you're keen to recreate yourself in digital track-suited format. If you're more interested in mechanical tweaks over visual ones, the big news is the AI enhancements. Your virtual players are now more aware and intelligent and make almost twice as many decisions per second than they did on Football Manager 2016. The new social feed tab is an excellent way to keep abreast of what fans and media alike are thinking, and interactions with players and staff is more authentic than ever. Lastly, post-match analysis is deeper, with access to player heat-maps. How does Brexit come into it? FM 2017 won't only be a game for bedroom football managers and those dreaming of taking their local non-league side to Champions League glory. If you've an interest in the UK's impending separation from the European Union, the game has that covered too. With June's vote meaning that earning the right to play in Britain could be about to change, Brexit features in the game with numerous scenarios. According to the Daily Telegraph, the developers thought the UK's vote was simply too big to be left out of this year's title and everything is accounted for - from a soft Brexit, where players won't need work permits, to hard, where the country completely leaves the single market and ditches freedom of movement, making landing foreign players harder. Even the possibility of Scotland leaving the union is included. "The game now has a database with 319,726 current players. With former players, who may take other roles in football, it comes in at over 600,000," he said, reports the BBC. "We have people on the ground in 51 different countries covering 140 leagues. There are 2,250 fully researched clubs, with 250 statistics on each player - aggregated to 47 in the user interface. "With 1,300 scouts, all the main clubs have one researcher and top clubs like Chelsea have multiple experts."