KONAMI ANNOUNCES PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2011 NOW AVAILABLE
Latest Edition of Successful Soccer Simulation Franchise Boasts Most Realistic Gameplay to Date with Unprecedented Level of Freedom to Play
El Segundo, Calif. - Oct. 19, 2010 - KONAMI today announced that Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 is now available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The newest edition of the long-running series marks the most radical revamp in the history of the franchise, offering the most compelling gameplay to date.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 delivers an experience that adheres to the core values of the franchise: skill, realism and freedom to play. With the 2011 release, the freedom to play element has been extended via new AI routines designed to place every move and decision in the player's hands. The new, specially designed control system allows total control over every element of play. Soccer balls can now travel absolutely anywhere with surgical precision thanks to a 360-degree passing ratio that offers unprecedented levels of control over every pass, shot, and throw-in.
Adding to the real-world elements of the franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 brings back an all-star cast of some of today's biggest soccer celebrities from across the globe. Lionel Messi will return as the game's cover star, and Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 has expanded its exclusive UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League elements, as well as added the Copa Santander Libertadores, South America's most influential and important club-based competition. The game will once again feature play-by-play commentary in Latin American Spanish from Christián Martinoli and Luis Garcia; and for the first time, PES 2011 will feature play-by-play commentary from famed Brazilians Silvio Luiz and Mauro Beting.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is now available for purchase at retailers nationwide for an SRP of $59.99 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 will be available for Wii™ on November 30 for $49.99 and for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system on November 2 for an SRP of $29.99.