PES 2017 to Exclusively Feature Flamengo Brazilian Football Club
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – August 30, 2016 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today an exclusive game license agreement with El Clube de Regatas do Flamengo (Flamengo), allowing fans to play with their favorite Flamengo players only in PES 2017, with real name representations for licensed players. PES 2017 will also feature the club’s marquee Maracanã Stadium.
“We are very excited to announce the extension of another successful partnership for Clube de Regatas do Flamengo,” said Bruno Spindel, Marketing Director of Flamengo. “PES2017 is amazing and the Rubro-Negra Nation will be proud to find themselves on the shelves. The game will also feature a whole ambiance developed for Flamengo fans to feel when we play at home stadium. Thanks to Konami for their trust in this partnership and we are sure that we will have several more years of success ahead.”
“Konami is committed to working with the best football teams in the world, so we are honored to be working with Flamengo,” said Takayuki Kubo, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “We are committed to bringing the club’s unique playing style to life in PES 2017, which we know our fans – especially in Brazil – will be excited about.”
Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian sports club based in Rio de Janeiro. As one of Brazil’s most successful football clubs, Flamengo has won five Campeonato Brasileiro Série A titles, three Copa do Brasil titles and a record 33 Campeonato Carioca trophies.
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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