Game News

Sat 13 Jun, 2015 @ 20:45 GMT

PES 2016 will be released this September to mark the 20th anniversary edition of the popular football series.

Konami revealed yesterday that the next instalment will release on September 18th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.

Several new improvement have been made across key modes and features including a new revamped Master League, new visuals, dynamic weather, improved human motion and new ball physics.

PES 2016 will be the best game in the series,” explained Erik Bladinieres, European Brand Director of Football, Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.

“This is solely due to the passionate feedback and support from our users and the community, which helped us get back to the core of what PES is. We truly believe with PES 2016 we will continue to celebrate the history of PES and everything it stands for, and create a new level of quality that has never been reached by any football game. Here’s to another 20 years!”

PES 2016 will also exclusively retain its use of the UEFA Champions League club competition.

Further details of PES 2016’s content – including a rewards program for current myClub users crossing over this year – will follow, with new information and screenshots released at E3 next week

Neymar Jr. was recently announced as the cover star of the game.