Dropping the ball
PES successor eFootball will be just about as bare bones as you can imagine when it kicks off later this year, featuring just nine licensed teams and basic exhibition matches. The free-to-play title will expand with paid modes like Master League at a later date, but there’s currently no date attached to them. Many fans have...
Finally something to celebrate
Master League, the extremely popular Pro Evolution Soccer career mode, will return in eFootball as “optional DLC” on the PlayStation 5 and PS4. Following a fairly robust backlash over the past 24 hours, Konami confirmed that the offline team-building mode will return in its free-to-play soccer simulation
Things have gotten Messi
For those of a certain age, Pro Evolution Soccer is iconic. Back on the PlayStation 2, there was a period where Konami’s football franchise was bigger than even FIFA, and while it’s been on a gradual decline ever since the PS3 era, many felt that more recent entries outpaced EA Sports’ alternative where it mattered: on...
New engine, modes, and approach
Following earlier rumours, Konami has now confirmed its next football sim will be completely free-to-play. Traditionally titled Pro Evolution Soccer, the franchise has now been renamed to simply eFootball. The game will only be available digitally and will launch on PlayStation 5 and PS4 this autumn. Cross-play across...