We admit it: when yesterday Konami announced eFootball PES 2020 , in the heat of E3 we ignored it thinking it was some eSports event dedicated to the famous football franchise, a sector that we don’t follow. But no, it is precisely the title of the new PES series saddle episode , which evidently now winks at the world of eSports.
eFootball PES 2020 will arrive on our consoles on September 10th , and sees Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as testimonial . Confirming the eSportsambitions of the title, Konami explains that the game will ” lead the way in a new decade where football simulations will play an increasingly important role, with the firm intention to revolutionize the world of eFootball and bring this sport to an audience world wide market, the PES series continues in its constant search for the purest realism, always keeping in mind the comments and requests of fans to make significant changes that allow you to experience every moment of the game with a sense of complete freedom and control. The important changes introduced include a revised version of the Master League , a new mode called Matchday and a new look for all the menus in the game . “The following are the official features of the game:
The advice of legendary midfielder Andrés Iniesta has allowed the game to focus in a renewed way on immersion and authenticity thanks to a new dynamic dribbling technique called Finesse Dribble that best reproduces the Spanish champion’s innate ability to read the game and to constantly find ways to overcome even the toughest defenses.
Ronaldinho, one of the greatest talents of Brazilian and world football ever, will bring his unique style to eFootball PES 2020 , thanks to a series of animations that will allow players to move just like him, using his excellent technique and his fluid movements to mercilessly beat the opponent in turn, together with some of his techniques in the first touch, like the control with the chest and the back.
A renewed Master League
There will also be important changes in one of the fan favorite modes, the Master League , through a new and enhanced dialog management system that will allow the player to better control the progression of the story. Players will be able to choose the most suitable answers to create their own story within the Master League.
The transfer market in PES 2020 will be managed by a brand new algorithm that will include transfer costs, salaries and other important elements aligned to real football.
Other new features include:
A new mode: Matchday
The new PES 2020 mode, Matchday summarizes the essence of football culture in a competitive format that takes the viewer to the forefront of the playing field. You will have to choose one of the two teams present at the beginning of each weekly event, each successful pass and every goal scored will contribute to bringing precious points for the final victory of your chosen team.
New PES players and seasoned veterans will join forces to take advantage of the training up to the Grand Final. When each weekly event comes to an end, the results of all the Group Games played will be evaluated to find the user who has best performed in each of the two sides. These users will be chosen as representatives of the team and will acquire the right to participate in the Grand Final defending the fortunes of the chosen grid – the final matches can be followed entirely in streaming within the Matchday mode.
Other features of the game:
In addition to the Master League and Matchday mode, numerous changes were introduced in PES 2020 as a result of fan requests. These include updated game mechanics and new techniques for stopping the ball, accuracy in shots and passages influenced based on the position on the field and the game context, more realistic defenses with the addition of the intentional foul, an adaptive system of player interaction that reproduces the personalities of the players on the pitch and much more.
The most beautiful game in the world has never been re-proposed so perfectly and in PES 2020 an advanced lighting management system will be introduced, improved footballer models, intermission videos and realistic replays. There will also be a brand new preset shot to restore the feeling of the television broadcasts of the games.