Konami Digital Entertainment Signs Premium Partnership Agreement
With Renowned Football Club FC Barcelona

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Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. proudly announces that it has signed a three-year Premium Partnership agreement with renowned Spanish football club, FC Barcelona.

FC Barcelona is a football club founded in 1899 in Barcelona, Catalonia. The team is widely known to fans by their nickname “Barça.” Winning the UEFA Champions League five times and the Spanish League 24 times, FC Barcelona is one of the best clubs in the world with almost 145,000 Socios (members) widely spread across the globe.

Through the Premium Partnership, Konami's title, "Winning Eleven 2017" (overseas name: "PES 2017 -Pro Evolution Soccer-") is scheduled for release on Thursday 15, September 2016, and content such as a recreation of home stadium "Camp Nou," FC Barcelona's signature play style "Tiki-taka," club anthem "Himno" and historical uniforms are planned for distribution.

In addition, 3D photo-scans*1 of FC Barcelona players' faces will be implemented, making their expressions more realistic than ever. This is just one of various measures that are being planned in order to provide the best experience to fans.

Also, in-game events and promotional activities are planned for the popular club management mobile game “Winning Eleven CLUB MANAGER” (overseas name: "PES Club Manager"), as well as the card collection game “WORLD SOCCER COLLECTION S” (overseas name: "PES COLLECTION").

KONAMI will continue to develop and distribute soccer games, to deliver the fun and excitement of the sport to an ever-increasing customer base.

Winning Eleven 2017 × FC Barcelona Trailer


[Product Information]

Title Winning Eleven 2017
Genre Soccer action
Platform PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3
Release Date Thursday, September 15, 2016
Price PlayStation®4: 7,600 yen (excluding tax)
PlayStation®3: 6,600 yen (excluding tax)
Official HP www.konami.com/wepes/2017/jp
Title Winning Eleven CLUB MANAGER
Genre Soccer club management
Distribution Google Play / App Store
Price Free to play (with in-app purchases)
Official HP www.konami.jp/pescm/jp
Title WORLD SOCCER COLLECTION S
Genre Soccer card collection
Distribution Google Play / App Store
Price Free to play (with in-app purchase)
Official HP www.konami.jp/wsc/s

The product information above is for Japan only.


  • *1Technology used to create 3D data from photos of players taken from 360 degrees.

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