Konami Digital Entertainment announced today that it has signed a lasting partnership with Bayern Munich (the famous German soccer team) for eFootball PES 2020.
“Konami has been following German football very carefully for years. We are very happy to be a Platinum Partner of FC Bayern, the most successful German football club, “said Jonas Lygaard, Senior Director of Brand & Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment BV” This time our development team was able to exceed every expectation, the reproductions of the iconic Allianz Arena stadium and the players of Bayern Monaco, in eFootball PES 2020, are extraordinarily identical to the real counterparts “
The partnership between Konami and FC Bayern will give the creators of the eFootball PES series the chance to have complete access to the stars and legends of the Bavarian club and to be able to recreate them digitally in a photorealistic way. Konami is also proud to be able to work closely with Serge Gnabry, the German wing of Bayern, who is now the PES Official Ambassador. Gnabry will appear on the cover of eFootball PES 2020 and will be involved in numerous initiatives.
The structure of the home stadium of Bayern Munich, the Allianz Arena, was faithfully scanned in 3D to the delight of Bayern fans and all football fans. Even the Bayern players have been completely scanned in 3D and their digital counterparts will be included in the game at launch. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of FC Bayern München AG said “ We are extremely pleased to have signed a lasting partnership with Konami, a Japanese company with a great tradition in video game production, we are proud to know that our players and Allianz Arena will be included in eFootball PES 2020 in September. “
Bayern Munich is one of the strongest and most prestigious international clubs, boasting 291,000 members and a huge number of fans even outside Germany in countries such as China, the United States, and Brazil. 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 that will allow fans to participate together in the most important matches 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 10 with the option to reserve it now in standard and legend versions. An exclusive version of the game called FC Bayern Club Edition will also be available at launch.