The subsequent installment within the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise, the one actual rival to EA’s FIFA, isn’t a brand new sport. Konami has determined to position their complete efforts into subsequent yr’s unencumber – PES 2022 – with the brand new promise of a contemporary next-gen football revel in.
So what’s PES 2021, what comes on this so-called “Season Update”, and what sort of is it? Here’s a rundown of the whole lot you wish to have to grasp forward of the sport’s replace day after today, September 15th.
48 hours left! 😲🥳
— eFootball PES (@officialpes) September 13, 2020
As I discussed, this PES2021 isn’t technically a brand new sport. So much has remained the similar since final yr’s name, PES2020. What is in reality added to the sport on this Season Update, which is coming in at round $20-$30?
Well, you’ll get a Veteran’s Bonus if you happen to already purchased and performed PES2020. The rewards are divided up into milestones in step with what number of Iconic Moment Series and Legend Players you earned over the process the sport.
This approach you shouldn’t lose all of your roster of Legend avid gamers and chances are you’ll get your arms on one of the vital new additions. Three new managers have additionally been added, together with Lampard and Guardiola.
In phrases of gameplay, there are a couple of individuals who’ve were given their arms at the sport early because of Early Access. Take this Tweet for instance:
Played about 3hrs value of suits on #eFootballPES2021 and it’s def PES 2020 with some delicate adjustments that make the sport extra stress-free IMO. Dribbling is superior! The A.I dribbles at you effectively in spite of everything those years. Mids take you on to make space and rip lengthy photographs.
— 🅱️Man🐉 (@Bryan_Footy) September 14, 2020
These concepts about adjustments to the gameplay were showed via others on Twitter, even though it will have to be famous that a lot of this gameplay is single-player – multiplayer video games aren’t playable all through early get admission to.
PES has been within the truthful want of adjustments to gameplay after the previous couple of years of releases. AI is notoriously shoddy, particularly relating to fouls, refereeing, and dribbling.
While PES2021 runs at the similar sport engine as the former yr’s name, there’s hope that Konami is taking note of the group and offering the important adjustments within the run-up to subsequent yr’s it appears game-changing PES name.
Players gained’t know needless to say till the sport’s Season Update day after today, and it’s proper for the group to be cautious relating to Konami’s guarantees about gameplay adjustments.
It is an appropriate time for PES to make an assault at the football sport marketplace as FIFA21 looms across the nook. Year after yr the FIFA group turns into extra unsettled as EA rehash and resell previous concepts.
Hopefully, this Season Update pushes PES gameplay in the correct route and posits PES2022 as an actual contender to the FIFA franchise subsequent yr.