Posted: October 6th, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today launches METAL GEAR ONLINE, the dedicated, squad-based multi-player component of its best-selling METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN title for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, XboxOne™, and Xbox 360. The PC version remains on course for a January launch.

All console version METAL GEAR ONLINE servers are now up and running, and a download patch for METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is already available. The online component is visible from the main game’s menu, allowing users to experience multi-player action within the main game’s stunning open world locations. (more…)

PES 2016: Weekly Updates Scheduled

Posted: September 30th, 2015

KONAMI readies weekly updates and first Download Pack content

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has announced that its weekly roster updates for PES 2016 will begin tomorrow, October 1st, with the full roster update to follow later that month.

KONAMI’s weekly updates are designed to ensure players within PES 2016 match the performances of their real-life counterparts. Thus, players on good streaks will have their various abilities raised, while others will be tweaked to reflect their current performances. (more…)

PES 2016: myClub Currency Purchase Feature Now Live!

Posted: September 24th, 2015

Build the team of your dreams as PES 2016’s myClub mode arrives

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has activated the in-game currency purchase options in the myClub component of its highly popular PES 2016 title, enabling users to purchase in-game currency (myClub coins) to develop their dream XI.

PES 2016 launched for PlayStation®4, XboxOne™, Windows PC, PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360™ on September 15th, and the myClub mode is the final piece of the jigsaw, adding huge depth to the stunning on field action. The mode was introduced in PES 2015 and has proved incredibly popular with the series’ many fans.

KONAMI Announces Exclusive License Agreement with Flamengo; PES 2016 to Feature Maracanã Stadium

Posted: September 9th, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today an exclusive game license agreement with Brazil’s Flamengo club for PES 2016. Additionally, Maracanã Stadium will be featured in PES 2016 through a DLC update later this year. Fans will be able to play their favorite Flamengo players, as well as play epic matches at the famous Maracanã Stadium in PES 2016.

“We are so proud to announce this partnership with Flamengo as they are one of the most successful clubs in Brazilian football,” stated Erik Bladinieres, Brand Director of Football for Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. “We are committed to represent each club in a manner that truly reflects the integrity of this epic game so that fans, especially in Brazil, can be excited to play their favorite teams in one of the biggest and most iconic stadiums in the world – Maracanã.” (more…)

‘Music to score goals by’ – KONAMI reveals PES 2016 in-game playlist

Posted: September 2nd, 2015


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has released details of the licensed track listing within its PES 2016 title.

With music becoming ever more synonymous with the big game experience, KONAMI has compiled a series of licensed tracks for use within the award-wining game. Menus, in-game elements and match days are complemented by a series of suitably upbeat tracks, perfectly mirroring the use of music as part of the match day experience in leagues across the globe. (more…)


Posted: September 1st, 2015


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today releases the eagerly awaited METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, XboxOne™, Xbox 360 and via Steam.

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is the series’ largest and most ambitious edition to date, expanding upon themes and content seen in its predecessor: METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. Set within huge open-world environments, METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is brought to vivid life with realistic weather patterns and day/night cycles. Thus, players can adapt their tactics to match the changing environment, creating an intuitive and non-linear gameplay experience. Similarly, a host of acclaimed METAL GEAR SOLID features return in hugely advanced forms, including expanded CQC (Close-Quarter Combat) skills, vastly improved enemy AI, online elements that complement the single player campaign, and an all-new version of METAL GEAR ONLINE, a competitive multiplayer mode, included within the main game and which goes live on October 6th. (more…)

PES 2016 to Exclusively Feature Brazil’s Corinthians Club, Showcase 20 Brazilian Teams Third Time in a Row

Posted: August 31st, 2015


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today an exclusive game license agreement with Brazil’s Sport Club Corinthians Paulista for PES 2016. Additionally, 20 Brazilian teams from the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (“Série A”) will be included in the game for the third time in a row. This represents the only full local league in one of the top football countries in the world to only be featured in PES 2016. Through these agreements, fans will be able to play their favorite players and sport their desired uniforms from Brazil’s most popular teams.

PES 2016 will feature a total of 24 Brazilian teams. The full lineup of the 20 Brazilian “Serie A” (Campeonato Brasileiro Série A) teams include: Corinthians, Atlético M-G, Grêmio, Fluminense, São Paulo FC, Sport, Atlético Paranaense, Chapecoense, Ponte Preta, Internacional, Santos FC, C.R. Flamengo, Cruzeiro, Figueirense, Avaí FC, Goiás, Coritiba, Joinville and Vasco da Gama. Additionally, PES 2016 will feature four Brazilian clubs from “Série B” which include: Bahia, Vitória, Botafogo and Criciúma. (more…)

KONAMI Wins Prestigious Jury Awards at gamescom 2015

Posted: August 20th, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has celebrated a strong showing at this year’s gamescom event, with its METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN and PES 2016 titles both picking up the coveted gamescom Award 2015.

gamescom is Europe’s largest consumer gaming event and its Judges’ Awards are given to the very best games on display. The eagerly-awaited METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN made its playable debut at this year’s show, and its stunning visual and huge open-world delighted visitors and critics alike. The game, which will release on September 1st, was awarded the gamescom Award 2015 in categories of ‘Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox’ and the coveted ‘Best Action Game’.

PES 2016 was also recognized for its many advances. The KONAMI football title enjoyed a huge renaissance since its 2015 edition, which secured its reputation as the best football title available when it was awarded gamescom’s ‘Best Sports Game’ last year. PES 2016, however, takes the strong gameplay of last year’s iteration and adds a wealth of new animations, gameplay content and modes and retained its title, with the Jury awarding it the gamescom Award 2015 in the ‘Best Sports Game’ category two years in a row, seeing off some fierce competition from all over the sporting globe. The quality of the game will be further demonstrated with the release of a free demo across all digital platforms on August 13th, ahead of the game’s full release on September 15th.

“It is a fantastic honor to see both METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN and PES 2016 recognized by the gamescom jury,” commented Tomotada Tashiro, President of Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. “We are always very keen to show the quality of both titles to the gamescom visitors and our confidence has been justified. These three awards are a testament to the hard working teams behind the games and we look forward to releasing such eagerly-awaited titles to expectant fans.”

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