Konami announced today the extension of the partnership with Arsenal FC to coincide with the PES League 2019 World Finals that will take place this weekend at the Emirates Stadium.
” We are happy to announce the continuation of our long association with one of the most important and most successful football teams in the world, ” commented Jonas Lygaard, Senior Director of Brand & Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment. ” Starting from the solid foundation of our collaboration, we intend to work even more closely with the Gunners, who will be present in an important way within eFootball PES 2020. “
The extended relationship between Konami and Arsenal FC allowed the creators of the eFootball PES series to have access to the club’s stars, thus ensuring they had the team faithfully recreated in the game, in addition to gaining visibility during the games played at the Emirates. eFootball PES 2020 will have within it a perfect and detailed reproduction of the Arsenal stadium, the Emirates Stadium, and team players, scanned in 3D to perfectly replicate their faces, movements, their style of play and their technical skills.
Peter Silverstone, Commercial Director of Arsenal FC said: ” We are proud to extend our global partnership with Konami, our collaboration has been going on for three years now and it gets stronger every year. It really is a great pleasure to work with Konami and to be able to give our fans the chance to play with the perfect reproduction of our team, our players, our legends and the Emirates Stadium within eFootball PES 2020. “
Arsenal FC has had a glorious history since its founding in 1886, with the largest number of trophies won in the world’s oldest competition, the FA Cup. Arsenal FC has also won several championships, winning the title on 13 occasions, which also include their famous “Invincible” company when they won the 2003/2004 championship without suffering defeats.
eFootball PES 2020 leads the way in a new decade where football simulations will play an increasingly important role, with the firm intention of revolutionizing the world of eFootball and bringing this sport to an even wider global audience. The game will have a new mode called Matchday which will allow Arsenal FC fans to participate together in the most important games together weekly and ensure their team’s victory against their most bitter rivals.
eFootball PES 2020 will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC Steam on September 10th with the possibility to reserve it now in standard and legend versions. An exclusive version of the game called Arsenal FC Edition will also be available.