KONAMI Signs Exclusive Partnership with CBF, Announces Pre-Order Content Details for PES 2017
Sydney, 31 August 2016 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), where fans will be able to experience one of Brazil’s most famous tournaments – Campeonato Brasileiro – only in PES 2017.
“We are starting this partnership with great expectation, both for the growing space this segment has been gaining as well for Konami’s excellence,” said Walter Feldman, General Secretary, CBF. “We have been working for some time to achieve the Brasileirão’s entry into the world of electronic games and we believe that this is merely the beginning of a great job we plan to do in this area. There is absolutely no doubt that the games industry is a fundamental step when dealing with the multiplicity of aspects, with the internationalization of Brazilian football and the loyalty of fans.”
“As one of the most celebrated football confederations in the world, we’re honored to have CBF exclusively included in PES 2017,” said Takayuki Kubo, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “We are very excited to see how CBF is presented in game, which will include recreations of core elements, such as the official match ball and trophy. Fans will also enjoy the realistic aspects of the tournament mode, which delivers an elevated gameplay experience.”
For the fifth time in a row, 20 Brazilian teams from the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (“Série A”) will be included in the game. This represents the only full local league in one of the top football countries in the world to only be featured in PES 2017. Fans will be able to play their favorite players – with real name representations for licensed players – and sport their respective uniforms from Brazil’s most popular teams.
The Brazilian teams from “Serie A” that will be featured in PES 2017 includes: América Mineiro, Atlético Mineiro, Atlético Paranaense, Botafogo, Chapecoense, Corinthians, Coritiba, Cruzeiro, Figueirense, Flamengo, Fluminense, Grêmio, Internacional, Palmeiras, Ponte Preta, Santa Cruz, Santos FC, São Paulo FC, Sport Recife, and Vitória FC.
PES 2017 will also feature all of Brazil’s most popular stadiums, which include: Estádio do Maracanã, Arena Corinthians, Estádio Cícero Pompeu de Toledo (Morumbi), Estádio do Mineirão, Estádio Beira-Rio, and Estádio Urbano Caldeira (Vila Belmiro).
Additionally, users who pre-order PES 2017 will receive the following bonus content:
|UEFA.com TOTY||1 random player among the 11 UEFA.com TEAM OF THE YEAR 2015 (Lv.30) *Players may change subject to events such as transfers.|
|Special Agent×1||Coming Soon|
|FC Barcelona Agents 80+||2 Player from FC Barcelona who has an overall rating of 80 or more (Lv. 30).|
|FC Barcelona Agent 75+||1 Player from FC Barcelona who has an overall rating of 75 or more (Lv. 30).|
|PES 2016-17 Special Agent||1 player (Lv.30) who has an overall rating of 80 or more can be obtained.|
|Start Up Agent×4 (GK, DF, MF, FW)||1 Lv. 30 player for each core position (GK, DF, MF, FW)|
|10,000 GP x 10 WEEKS||10,000 GP* will be presented for 10 weeks when you register and start myClub PES 2017. *GP are Game Points that are presented in-game and can be used to improve and enhance your team, such as signing players and managers.|
|Theme (Sony Exclusive)||PES2017 Theme|
*For full details, visit www.konami.com/wepes/2017
PES 2017 is founded around the ‘Control Reality’ ethos, elevating the award-winning gameplay to a new level through incredible new control elements and a new standard of visual realism, without sacrificing what made PES successful in the first place – playing a match with your friends. The industry-leading Fox Engine once again powers the series to reach new heights, with KONAMI focusing on first touch, the making and receiving of passes, and adaptive AI to elevate the game’s acclaimed realism.
PES 2017 will be available on September 15th for PlayStation 3, PlayStation®4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam. View the latest trailer at www.konami.com/wepes/2017.