KONAMI Confirms PES 2018 and METAL GEAR SURVIVE will be Playable at gamescom and Dedicated Booth for Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game!

24.07.2017 10:00


Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced its highlights for this year’s gamescom. With PES 2018 and METAL GEAR SURVIVE the publisher presents two eagerly awaited highlights in the sports and action genre. Located in hall 6.1/A011, the KONAMI booth will feature playable preview builds of PES 2018 and METAL GEAR SURVIVE for visitors to try. Additionally, a dedicated Yu-Gi-Oh! booth will be set up in hall 5.2/A030/B031, where visitors can also take a look at the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

Where Legends Are Made” is the slogan for PES 2018. The new game features more new additions than any other PES title in the last 10 years, and no part of the game has been left untouched. At its heart remains the popular gameplay where users enjoy complete control over the on-field action. A new REAL Capture system enables a realistic true-to-life lighting across day and night games. Numerous components will be recreated in detail and closer to life than ever before, for example the stunning SIGNAL IDUNA PARK, stadium of Borussia Dortmund or FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou. PES LEAGUE will also be included in PES 2018 in order to support the growing eSport culture. PES 2018 will be released on September 14th for PlayStation®4, Xbox One™, PlayStation®3 and Xbox360™. The game will also be available via Steam in a version that has undergone substantial improvements in terms of aesthetics and content, ensuring the game enjoys parity with the current gen formats.

METAL GEAR SURVIVE is a spin-off of the METAL GEAR series that takes place in an alternative universe. The game will feature renowned gameplay elements of stealth and action while introducing new mechanics of exploration and survival – including a new co-op mode that supports up to four players. Visitors at gamescom will be able to experience the thrilling co-op mode. METAL GEAR SURVIVE will be released early 2018 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One™ and PC (Steam).

In hall 5.2, it’s time to duel: the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game will attract visitors with tournaments and demo duels, including the new rules and monsters from the Starter Deck – Link Strike – which is the latest addition to the world’s largest trading card games universe.

With PES 2018 and METAL GEAR SURVIVE, visitors can lay hands on KONAMIs next premium videogame titles. For many dueling fans KONAMI presents the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game with a dedicated booth and activities,” said Martin Schneider, General Manager at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. “Once again, we’re back at the most important games exhibition in Europe and will impress and surprise with our products.”

The exhibition booths of KONAMI are located at hall 6.1/A011 (PES & MGV) and in hall 5.2/A030/B031 (Yu-Gi-Oh!). The booth for business partner and media is in hall 4.2/C021.

Further information to be announced shortly.

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KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company of the Konami Group on March 31, 2006. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION covers the fields of “Digital Entertainment Business”, “Health & Fitness Business”, “Gaming & Systems Business” and “Amusement Business”. KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988 and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. Home Page URL: Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. Konami Group is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment and its products, please visit

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