PES 2009 is on its way to Wembley!
Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced that it has secured an agreement to feature Wembley Stadium in its forthcoming PES 2009 title for PLAYSTATION®3, Xbox 360, PC-DVD, PlayStation®2 and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable).
The publisher has agreed a three-year deal with Wembley Stadium which will allow an accurately modeled version of the English national stadium to appear in PES 2009. The Tokyo-based development team has been given unrivalled access to Wembley?s schematics and has created a stunning in-game replica of the footballing landmark. It marks the first of a number of agreements which will see PES 2009 bolstered by a number of new officially licensed additions and key new gameplay features.
PES 2009 is the latest installment of the award-winning Pro Evolution Soccer Series, which is known by millions of fans for its intuitive gameplay and incredible realism. For PES 2009, Konami is set to announce a raft of new additions that will further bridge the gap between PES and the real thing. The new game has undergone a stunning graphical update to ensure its players look and move even more like their real-life counterparts. Similarly, all-new options allow users to tailor the game to their own tastes, while new moves, innovative new control elements and key online elements will further the realism of the new game.
?Wembley is synonymous with the game of football and is a sporting icon known the world over. and we are extremely proud to be featuring the stunning new stadium in PES 2009,? commented Jon Murphy, PES Project Leader for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. ?It will be the perfect location to showcase the new aesthetics and stunning gameplay of PES 2009, and Japan has done an incredible job of recreating this amazing stadium for the new game.?
Tom Halsey, Wembley Stadium?s Head of Sponsorship, said: ?We are delighted that the stadium will be featuring in PES 2009. Pro Evolution Soccer is one of the world?s leading football console games and it is fitting that the newly rebuilt home of football is an integral part of the new game?s design. The team has really captured the unique design of the stadium ? it looks fantastic on screen.?