Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU 2016," the latest title in the Nippon Professional Baseball-approved JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU (below, PAWAPURO) series of baseball games, has been released today, Thursday, April 28th 2016, for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, and PlayStation®Vita.
Since first being released for consoles in 1994, the PAWAPURO series has been enjoyed by countless fans over a range of platforms, and its total sales of over 20 million copies makes it Japan’s No. 1 baseball game series*1. The series is also enjoying expanding popularity outside of console games, with the "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU" mobile game achieving over 22 million downloads in the short time since its release in December 2014.
In addition, PAWAPURO series fan Shun Oguri also appears in new television commercials promoting the release of "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU 2016," currently airing in major cities nationwide.
KONAMI will continue to develop and distribute the PAWAPURO series, to bring the fun and excitement of baseball games to an ever-expanding customer base.
|Title||JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU 2016|
|Release date||April 28, 2016 (Thurs)|
|PlayStation®4: 7,980yen (before tax)
PlayStation®3/PlayStation®Vita: 6,980yen (before tax)
(Same prices apply to physical versions and download versions)
*1 Most overall sales among professional baseball game series between 1997 and 2015, as reported by Famitsu.
Nippon Professional Baseball-approved. Authorized by Golden Players Club, Japan Baseball Promotion Association, and professional baseball franchised stadiums. Stadium billboards shown in-game are as a general rule based on data from the 2015 professional baseball pennant season. Data provided by: Stats Japan ©Konami Digital Entertainment
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