Game Overview

How to Get the Most Out of Playing eFootball™ World

eFootball™ World is at the very core of the eFootball™ experience.
In here, you can play with Authentic Teams to recreate your favorite real-life rivalries.
On the other hand, you can create your Creative Team by signing and developing players of your choice.
When you are ready, face off against rivals from around the globe on the biggest stages and the most exciting events.

eFootball™ 2022 Kicks Off 30th September, 2021!

It's finally here. eFootball™ 2022 is launching on September 30th, 2021. This date also marks the beginning of eFootball™ World!

■ Main Features

[Match - Authentic]
Take control of amazing teams like FC Barcelona, Manchester United, Juventus, and FC Bayern München to play against other users.
Play offline matches against human or AI opponents, using the 9 Authentic Teams listed below.
  • FC Barcelona
  • FC Bayern München
  • Juventus
  • Manchester United
  • Arsenal
  • Corinthians
  • Flamengo
  • São Paulo
  • River Plate
Play online PvP matches and complete mission objectives to earn rewards.
[Cross-Gen Matches]
Naturally, you will be able to play matches against users on the same console as you. On top of that, you will be able to play against users on other generations of the same console, e.g. PlayStation®5 users vs. PlayStation®4 users or Xbox Series X/S users vs. Xbox One users.

■ Compatible Platforms

PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Windows 10 (PC), Steam (PC)

New modes and features coming Autumn 2021!

The update scheduled for release this Autumn brings with it a ton of new and exciting features, like "Creative Team", where you can build your own dream team, as well as compatibility with smart devices. In fact, we're planning on introducing new features with every update to be released, so stay tuned for what's coming!

■ Main Features

[Creative Team]
Build your dream team and face off against users from around the globe. Sign players and managers that fit your chosen formation and tactics, and develop them to their full potential. In eFootball™ 2022, you'll be able to target the signings you covet the most, and you can also develop players as you see fit. This all means that when the final whistle is blown, it is up to you whether you step off the field winners or losers! So get out there and make your dream team a reality!
Match Passes*Scheduled for implementation at a later date
With every match you play, you get the chance to earn rewards like the "Nominating Contract", which allows you to sign a player of your choosing, among other items. There are also eFootball™ Coins, which you can spend on a variety of items. Get the "Advantage Match Pass" and you'll receive a plethora of useful items.
Objective*Scheduled for implementation at a later date
You can receive amazing rewards for completing objectives.
Each objective will have its own reward, so make sure you do your best to complete as many as you can.
If you want even better rewards, try completing Premium Objectives, which are unlocked using eFootball™ Coins!
Chance Deal An item that allows you to sign a random player from a list of players tailored for this deal.
Nominating Contract An item that allows you to sign a player of your choosing from a list of players tailored for this contract.
Virtual Assets
eFootball™ Coins An in-game currency you can use to sign players and purchase Advantage Match Passes, among other items.
GP An in-game currency you can use to sign players and managers.
eFootball™ Points In-game points you can redeem for player signings and items.
Player Types

There are 4 types of players in the game: Standard, Trending, Featured, and Legendary.

Standard Trending Featured Legendary
Players are based on their performance during the current season Players are based on a specific match or week in which they put an impressive performance during this season Hand-picked players that are depicted based on their performance during the current season Players are based on a specific season when they had a stellar performance (This also includes retired players who had a brilliant career)
Player development : Yes Player development : No Player development : Yes Player development : Yes
How to Sign:
・eFootball™ Coins (Random)
・GP (Nominated)
・Chance Deal
How to Sign:
・Nominating Contract
How to Sign:
・eFootball™ Coins (Random)
・Chance Deal
・eFootball™ Points (Nominated)
How to Sign:
・eFootball™ Coins (Random)
・Chance Deal
・eFootball™ Points (Nominated)
・How to Sign Players
How you sign a player depends on the player's type. To sign a player, you'll need virtual currency or an item like a "Chance Deal".
・How to Develop Players
Trending players are versions of players who have delivered excellent performances on a particular week and have had their stats boosted to reflect that. This type of player is perfect for immediate inclusion on your team sheet but can't be developed any further.
Standard, Featured, and Legendary players can all be trained to boost their stats and fine-tune their abilities to fit your game plan. They may not start with impressive stats like their Trending counterparts, but given enough time to develop, they may eventually become a better fit for your team!
Match Types*Scheduled for implementation at a later date

There are 5 types of matches as described below.

Tour Event Play against AI opponents in a tour format, earning rewards by accumulating Event Points.
Challenge Event Play against human opponents online, completing assigned mission objectives to earn rewards.
Online Quick Match Play a casual online match against a human opponent.
Online Match Lobby Create an online match room and invite an opponent for a 1vs1 match.
eFootball™ Creative League. Use Creative Teams to play against the creme de la creme of the eFootball™ World.
Play PvP matches against evenly-matched opponents and gather points to rise through the Divisions.
You will gain rewards based on your performance during a Round (10 matches) and your final standing at the end of a Phase

Veteran's Bonus

To thank all those who played eFootball PES 2021 Season Update or eFootball PES 2021 Lite, we're giving away in-game items you can claim and use in eFootball™ 2022.

eFootball™ 2022 for Mobile Devices

*eFootball™ 2022 for mobile devices is planned for release as an update to the current app. Visit the link for more information.