Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. announces that at Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.’s PlayStation® Awards 2016*1, "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKU 2016" received the Gold Prize*2 (given to titles with over 500,000 copies shipped, including downloads), and "Winning Eleven 2016" received the PlayStation™Network Award*3 (given to the top three titles in network sales during the predetermined period).
·JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU Series (cumulative sales of 21.4 million copies as of end of September 2016)
The JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU baseball series began on consoles over two decades ago in 1994, and has been so beloved by fans that it is now considered a flagship KONAMI series. The new PAWA-FES mode introduced in "JIKKYOU PAWAFURU PUROYAKYU 2016" adds elements such as appearances by Success characters from the past 19 titles, as well as original play-by-play commentary, for a baseball experience that’s more fun than ever.
·Winning Eleven Series (cumulative sales of 95.4 million copies as of end of September 2016)
The Winning Eleven action soccer series has been enjoyed by players around the world for over 20 years, ever since its first release in 1995. In the online myClub mode in "Winning Eleven 2016," players can create their own dream club, train its players, and take on other teams. In the currently available "Winning Eleven 2017 Lite," players can enjoy various Winning Eleven modes, including myClub, as a free-to-play experience.
KONAMI will continue to develop and publish console titles, to offer players fresh and exciting gameplay experiences.
- *1The PlayStation® Awards honor hit titles selected from those released on PlayStation® formats. Started in 1995 following the birth of the PlayStation®, this year’s is the 22nd awards ceremony.
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- *2The Gold Prize is given to titles with over 500,000 copies shipped (including downloads), based on actual sales in the Japan and Asia regions and including multi-platform titles (as well as digital-only titles) released for PlayStation® formats.
- *3The PlayStation™Network Award is given to the three best-selling titles online during the period between October 1st, 2015 and September 30th, 2016.
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