Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Gets A Release Date

Armchair footballers will be able to hit the digital pitch with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC versions of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 on September 25. That launch date was just announced through press release means, giving those who love the beautiful game another end of September release to anticipate.

Updated from last year’s solid outing, Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 will offer players enhanced control options, along with more realistic opponent artificial intelligence, thanks to its new ‘PES Total Control’ and ‘PES Pro Active A.I.’ systems. Additionally, the game’s Player ID feature will make it so that its key players are more recognizable.

More information is available in the following press release:


High Acclaimed Soccer Game Returns to the Pitch on September 25th with Enhanced Gameplay and the Most Authentic Soccer Experience to Date

Sept. 10, 2012 – Today, Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., has announced the eagerly-awaited Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2013 will be available in retail stores nationwide on September 25th for PlayStation®3, Xbox®360 and Windows®PC.

Hailed as a massive advance for the soccer game genre, PES 2013 introduces ‘PES Full Control’, a new feature, giving players an unrivalled level of control, including full manual control over every pass and shot. The game’s new Pro Active AI ensures players move and react as they would in real life, while the new Player ID system means that the world’s greatest players are instantly recognizable by how they look, move and play.

Consumers that pre-order PES 2013 from select retailers will receive an exclusive limited edition metallic SteelBook™ casing for the game, featuring an homage to the UEFA Champion’s League as a gift with purchase.

In addition to the UEFA Championship SteelBook, fans will also have the option of selecting an exclusive Copa Libertadores SteelBook cover as well.

The PES 2013 pre-order SteelBooks will be available as a gift with purchase at any GameStop (US) or EB Games (Canada) throughout the country.

Pro Evolution Soccer is rated “E” for Everybody by the ESRB and will be available at retail stores nationwide beginning Sept. 25th for the retail price of $59.99.

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