PES 2017 to Exclusively Feature Brazil’s Corinthians Club
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – August 30, 2016 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today an exclusive license agreement with Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (Corinthians), allowing fans to play with their favorite Corinthians players only in PES 2017, with real name representations for licensed players. Additionally, fans will also be able to play epic matches in the Arena Corinthians stadium.
“Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is delighted to renew its partnership with Konami, which in its first year has shown to be hugely beneficial for us,” said Gustavo Ferraz Herbert, CMO at Corinthians. “We strive to align ourselves with companies that understand and appreciate our brand, dedication and commitment to our fans, and Konami is a company that understands, enriches and values SCCP. We expect the same continued success for the coming years.”
“As one of the most successful Brazilian football clubs, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with Corinthians to exclusively feature the club in PES 2017,” said Takayuki Kubo, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “We are committed to delivering the most realistic gameplay experience that matches the level of talent and abilities as seen with Corinthians, and this year’s title brings a new level of realism that we know fans will appreciate.”
Corinthians is a Brazilian multisport club notably known for its professional association football team. As one of Brazil’s most celebrated football clubs, Corinthians has won the Brasileirão on six occasions, as well as three Copa do Brasil trophies and a record 27 Campeonato Paulista titles.
PES 2017 is founded around the ‘Control Reality’ ethos, elevating the award-winning gameplay to a new level through incredible new control elements and a new standard of visual realism, without sacrificing what made PES successful in the first place – playing a match with your friends. The industry-leading Fox Engine once again powers the series to reach new heights, with KONAMI focusing on first touch, the making and receiving of passes, and adaptive AI to elevate the game’s acclaimed realism.
PES 2017 will be available on September 13th for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One at an SRP of R$ 199.90, and for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC via Steam at an SRP of R$ 169.90. View the latest trailer at www.konami.com/wepes/2017.
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