eFootball PES 2020 Launch Week Schedule
Update (09/06/2019)We have heard your feedback regarding the fact that the first Live Update will not be ready for launch, and we understand your frustration.
As our way of apologizing, we will be sending all users who complete the PES 2020 myClub tutorial before the beginning of September 12’s maintenance 250 myClub Coins for each day that is not covered by the first Live Update.
Two days will elapse between launch day and the release of the first Live Update, which means you will receive a total of 500 myClub Coins (250 x 2) for completing the myClub tutorial before maintenance.
Your feedback is always appreciated, and we hope you are as excited as we are about the release of PES 2020.
Original post (09/04/2019)See below for a breakdown of what's happening in-game in PES 2020 during launch week:
September 10 (Launch Day)
・ Data Pack 1.01 will be released, bringing with it updated player models and licenses
・ Patch 1.01.01 will be released, bringing with it a number of fixes and balance adjustments based on community feedback
・ The first ever Matchday event, UEFA EURO 2020, kicks off in-game
*Depending on where you live, Data Pack 1.01 and Patch 1.01.01 may be released at an earlier date.
September 12 (First Scheduled Maintenance)
・ PES 2020's first Live Update scheduled for release, bringing with it the updated player rosters.
・ Players who have performed well in recent international matches to be released in-game as the first batch of Featured Players (POTW: National Sep 12 '19)
The latest player rosters will only be available once the September 12 Live Update is implemented. As such, we recommend those who wish to play modes such as Master League with the latest team and player rosters wait until the Live Update is released. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
See below for more information regarding the updates and events coming to PES 2020 during launch week.
[Update and Event Information]
■ Day-One Update and Launch Week Events
The following content is coming to PES 2020 in an update file that will be released on launch day (September 10, 2019).
〇 Data Pack 1.01
・New licensed national teams: Russia, Andorra
・Club lists for the Belgian Jupiler Pro League First Division A and the Italian 2nd Division updated
・New licensed national team players from Morocco, Egypt, Costa Rica, Honduras, Paraguay, Côte d'Ivoire, Panama, and Montenegro
・28 new/updated player face models (mostly from PES Partner Clubs)
・New/updated portrait images for over 100 players
・Updated uniforms for over 180 clubs
・4 new cleat models
・Serie A TIM (Italy) and 3F Superliga (Denmark) official ball designs added
・Danish 3F Superliga intro cinematic
・Updated transfer fee data for Master League players
〇 Patch 1.01.01
・Fixed an issue that occasionally caused player stamina to drain quicker than intended when using Teammate Controls or the Dynamic One-Two pass in Online Matches.
・Fixed an issue that occasionally caused both sticks to become unresponsive when using Skill Controls at the same time as Finesse Dribble.
・Adjusted the foul system to increase its accuracy.
・Improved the responsiveness of Finesse Dribble controls when trapping the ball.
・Adjusted the interaction between player and ball when executing a Kick Feint while trapping.
In addition to the above, a variety of other minor adjustments have been made to each mode to improve the overall gaming experience.
〇 Live Updates
The first Live Update is scheduled for release on 09/12/2019. Live Updates will then be released on Thursday every week thereafter.
What are Live Updates?
The Live Update feature ensures that PES is always aligned closely with the real world of soccer. Data from real matches being played around the world is collated on a weekly basis and implemented in-game to create a more authentic experience. The data included in each Live Update is sourced from matches played over the weekend and is applied to the game every Thursday. These updates affect various aspects of the game, including player Condition Ratings, team rosters, and team strategies.
■ Launch Week Events and Featured Players
〇 Featured Player Series Name: "POTW: National Sep 12 '19"
Release Date: 09/12/2019
"Featured Players" are special versions of players that are released in-game with boosted stats and limited-edition player portrait designs. These players are chosen based on their exceptional performance in real-world matches, and are signable in-game using Agents. The first series of Featured Players coming to PES 2020 after launch is titled "POTW: National Sep 12 '19", and its theme is national teams from around the world. The portrait design for these players will show them wearing their national team's kit.
〇 PES 2020 Inaugural Matchday Event: UEFA EURO 2020
Start Date: 09/10/2019
As the name suggests, the theme of the first event coming to Matchday mode is UEFA EURO 2020. Starting on September 10, PES 2020's inaugural Matchday event will see countries competing in UEFA EURO 2020 divided into two Matchday sides: home and away. Pick a country and earn Event Points to climb the rankings for a chance to be selected as your side's representative for the Matchday Grand Final. Even if you aren't chosen as a representative, you'll still receive some awesome rewards for spectating, so be sure to hop online during the Grand Final and support your side.
*Please note that the first Matchday event will be available in Japan starting on 09/12/2019.