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  • Football Manager developer studio director gets O.B.E. from the Queen

    First of all definition "Officier of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire" a British knighthood, instituted on June 4, 1917 by King George V.

    Membership of the order is granted by the King of England to those who do something significant for the United Kingdom. 

    Miles Jacobson

    Now the news, Miles Jacobson, director of Sports Interactive studies and head of the Football Manager series, will receive this honor because of his contribution in the gaming industry.

    After hearing the news, Jacobson said, Jacobson said “It really is very humbling, and is further recognition for the whole SI team around the world. I’m a bit lost for words at the moment, so I’ll leave it at that for now.”