Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. announces it has established an eSports tournament for "Winning Eleven 2017,", as part of strengthening its presence in eSports.
This tournament will also enable greater communication with consumers, and anyone can participate through the PES LEAGUE mode, included in thePlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 . In the future, we plan to hold a variety of other eSports competitions through this mode as well.
First UEFA Champions League Official eSports Tournament, PES LEAGUE ROAD TO CARDIFF
As the first phrase of this initiative, we will hold an official eSports tournament, PES LEAGUE ROAD TO CARDIFF, for the UEFA Champions League, the competition that determines Europe’s number one club team. This eSports tournament will be played through console game "Winning Eleven 2017" (overseas title: "PES 2017- Pro Evolution Soccer –").
Winners of national and regional preliminary rounds will face off in the finals at an event in Cardiff, Wales in June 2017, according to the schedule of the UEFA Champions League.
A winner from Japan will participate in the Asia regional tournament in April. The winner of that competition will then advance to the finals. For further information, please visit the "Winning Eleven 2017" official website.
KONAMI will continue to offer gamers around the world fun, exciting experiences through eSports initiatives.
- *Event details are subject to change without notice.
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