Konami Digital Entertainment Limited has recently announced today a long-term partnership with the English football club, Manchester United, in the upcoming eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020. The collaboration will include MUFC players, Legends and stadium, featuring in this game.
Here is the announcement via its press release:
Konami Digital Entertainment Limited has announced today a long-term partnership with the English football club, Manchester United (MUFC).
“KONAMI is incredibly proud to be working with the biggest football clubs in the world and our latest partner, Manchester United, arguably jumps right to the top,” commented Jonas Lygaard, Senior Director Brand & Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. “In a year of significant change for both brands, we are excited to be taking this journey together and bringing the Red Devils into the eFootball PES series – renowned for its realism and control.”
The partnership between KONAMI and Manchester United provides the eFootball PES series creators with substantial access to the club’s stars and legends, to ensure the club will be presented in the game true to original.
eFootball PES 2020 will also introduce the most faithful recreation of legendary stadium, Old Trafford, ever seen in a video game, thanks to a detailed recreation of the “Theatre of Dreams” that MUFC fans will love. Not only that, but numerous players have also been full-body 3D scanned and will be present in the new game at launch.
Manchester United’s Group Managing Director, Richard Arnold, comments: “Pro Evolution Soccer is one of the most iconic football games ever. With the increasing surge in popularity of gaming we are delighted to work with Konami on PES 2020 to bring the most realistic imagery and in-game experience to gamers and our fans around the world.”
Moreover, there will also be a demo for PES2019 that will feature numbers of famous football clubs and Online mode! The demo will be released on July 30th, just a few weeks before the official launch. Mark the calendar to make sure you give a taste! (Note: Edit mode will not available in Xbox One demo)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 will be available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, and PC STEAM, on September 10th with pre-orders now available for the standard editions!