Konami has taken to press release means, in order to announce the availability of its first playable demo for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. That is, PES 2014 to those in the know.
The free demo, which is scheduled to debut today on both Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network, will give footie fans a chance to experience the upgrades that have been made possible by the inclusion of Kojima Productions’ FOX Engine. In list form, those include artificial intelligence, animation and skill move enhancements, in addition to a mechanic called the Heart System, which factors players’ energy and that of each stadium’s crowds into the on-the-field equation.
Allowing for the use of varied difficulty levels within a match play setting, the Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 demo boasts eleven different teams that players can use.
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PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2014 DEMO NOW AVAILABLE
First Playable Demo Now Available For Download
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the free playable demo for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 is available for download, starting today on Xbox 360®via Xbox®LIVE and for PlayStation®3 via PlayStation®Network.
PES 2014 marks major advancements for the popular soccer game, with the inclusion of Konami’s proprietary developed by Kojima Productions, FOX Engine in their overhauled soccer-specific production system. Utilizing this new technology allowed the PES Production team to focus on recreating many of the tangible skills of your favorite players and teams, such as ball movements (TrueBall Tech), and sophisticated AI (TeamPlay). Fans will also see personalized animations and celebrations (PES ID) to bring their highlights to life. Finally, the Heart system will bring intangible elements, such as stadium crowds and player energy in to the game dynamic. This will play a larger impact on the momentum of the match, allowing anything to happen over the course of a match.
The first demo allows users to experience these key additions first hand with match play modes. The demo features eleven fully licensed teams, including Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Germany and Italy from the European region, while Santos FC (BRZ), Boca Juniors (ARG) , Colo Colo and four other teams are available in the South American region.
In order to experience the full range of controls PES 2014 offers, the demo allows any difficulty setting to be used, and boasts localized language settings. The users may also enjoy a part of the tutorial to learn the basics of the overhauled controls.
PES 2014 is rated ‘E’ for Everyone by the ESRB and will be available in retail stores nationwide beginning September 24th. The demo for PES 2014 is available now through XBOX Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.