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eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE

The eFootball PES 2021 Season Update brings you all of the critically acclaimed features that won us E3 2019's "Best Sports Game" award, plus more!
As the PES franchise celebrates a quarter of a century since its debut in 1995, we invite you to join us once again as we head out onto the pitch for a new action-packed season of football.

Every Club Edition Includes a Player from the Iconic Moment Series!

Start the new season with your favourite club by purchasing a Club Edition!
Each Club Edition comes with the club's full squad (players and manager) as well as several club-themed bonuses, including an Iconic Moment Series player, a digital kit and more!
See the pre-order page for more details on what's included in each Club Edition.

Available Club Editions:

Veteran's Bonus

Get a Running Start in PES 2021 with the Veteran's Bonus

If you played myClub mode in either PES 2020 or PES 2020 LITE, you will be eligible to receive the Veteran's Bonus when you purchase eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE. The bonuses you receive will be based on the milestones you achieved while playing PES 2020's myClub mode, and will be available in-game when PES 2021 launches.

Milestones

Milestones are divided into two categories, each with its own set of tiers.
Your progress in each Milestone is used to determine the rewards you will receive as your Veteran's Bonus.

*It is possible to earn rewards from Milestone 2 without completing Milestone 1 and vice versa. You may also earn rewards from both Milestones.
*You can only earn one reward from each set of tiers.
*The cutoff date for achieving Milestones is 00:00 on 03/09/2020 (UTC).

Milestones Tiers Rewards
1) Number of Iconic Moment Series and Legend Players owned. 1 to 3 players PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent ×1
4 to 6 players PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent ×2
7 to 9 players PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent ×3
10 to 12 players PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent ×4
13 players or more PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent ×5

The PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent will sign you 1 of 16 available Iconic Moment Series players.
The Iconic Moment Series is a special category of players that are based on memorable moments from the careers of current and former football superstars.
Players in this series come with boosted stats that reflect their performance during a standout match in their career. Their cards even feature unique designs based on photos taken during the same match.

  • A. DEL PIERO(22.05.1996)
  • D. BECKHAM(26.05.1999)
  • D. BERGKAMP (02.03.2002)
  • F. BECKENBAUER(14.04.1976)
  • F. INZAGHI (11.12.2002)
  • F. RIJKAARD (24.05.1989)
  • FERNANDO TORRES (05.02.2006)
  • H. NAKATA (06.05.2001)
  • INIESTA(06.05.2009)
  • K. RUMMENIGGE(13.06.1981)
  • M. VAN BASTEN (24.05.1989)
  • P. NEDVĚD(14.05.2003)
  • P. VIEIRA (08.04.2001)
  • PUYOL (17.05.2006)
  • R. CARLOS(15.05.2002)
  • R. GULLIT (24.05.1989)
  • The date listed after each name is the date of the match each player is based on.
Milestones Tiers Rewards
2) Number of matches played in Matchday mode. 5 to 29 matches PES 2020-21 Featured Players Special Agent ×1
30 to 99 matches PES 2020-21 Featured Players Special Agent ×2
100 matches or more PES 2020-21 Featured Players Special Agent ×3

*Update (15/09) The PES 2020-2021 Featured Players Special Agent will sign you 1 of 15 available Featured Players.
This group of players is comprised of 3 promising players from each of our partner clubs (FC Barcelona, FC Bayern München, Juventus, Manchester United and Arsenal). See below for the full list.

  • L. MESSI(FC BARCELONA)
  • PIQUÉ(FC BARCELONA)
  • F. DE JONG(FC BARCELONA)
  • R. LEWANDOWSKI(BAYERN MÜNCHEN)
  • S. GNABRY(BAYERN MÜNCHEN)
  • J. KIMMICH(BAYERN MÜNCHEN)
  • C. RONALDO (JUVENTUS)
  • P. DYBALA(JUVENTUS)
  • M. DE LIGT(JUVENTUS)
  • BRUNO FERNANDES(MANCHESTER UNITED)
  • H. MAGUIRE(MANCHESTER UNITED)
  • M. RASHFORD(MANCHESTER UNITED)
  • P. AUBAMEYANG(ARSENAL)
  • A. LACAZETTE(ARSENAL)
  • G. XHAKA(ARSENAL)

Veteran's Bonus Distribution Period

15/09/2020 00:00 - 10/12/2020 00:00 (UTC)

  • Times and dates are subject to change.
  • Complete the myClub mode tutorial in PES 2021 before the end of the distribution period to claim the reward.

Important Information

  • Duplicates of players you own are counted toward your total number of players.
  • Your total number of Matchday matches can be checked in-game from the following location:
    [Top Menu] > [Statistics] > [Online Stats] > [User Details] > [Matchday] > [Matches]
  • You can only claim your Veteran's Bonus if you play the eFootball PES 2021 Season Update with the same account that you used to play either eFootball PES 2020 or eFootball PES 2020 LITE.
  • You must claim your Veteran's Bonus before it expires. Check in-game in the eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE for specific dates.
  • The content of the Veteran's Bonus may be subject to change or cancellation without prior warning.

How to get the Veteran's Bonus by Playing PES 2019

If you played myClub mode in either PES 2019 or PES 2019 LITE, you will be eligible to receive the Veteran's Bonus when you purchase the eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE.

Milestones

  • Complete the myClub mode tutorial and you'll get a PES 2020-21 Iconic Moment Series Special Agent as a bonus.

That's right, it's that easy! Simply complete the tutorial by the cutoff date, and you'll be eligible for the bonus.
The cutoff date for achieving Milestones is 00:00 on 03/09/2020 (UTC).
Users who have already fulfilled the conditions for receiving the Veteran's Bonus in eFootball PES 2020 or eFootball PES 2020 LITE are not eligible to earn it through PES 2019 or PES 2019 LITE.

Veteran's Bonus Distribution Period

15/09/2020 00:00 - 10/12/2020 00:00 (UTC)

  • Times and dates are subject to change.
  • Complete the myClub mode tutorial in PES 2021 before the end of the distribution period to claim the reward.

Important Information

  • You can only claim your Veteran's Bonus if you play the eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE with the same account that you used to play either PES 2019 or PES 2019 LITE.
  • You must claim your Veteran's Bonus before it expires. Check in-game in the eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE for specific dates.
  • The content of the Veteran's Bonus may be subject to change or cancellation without prior warning.

Three new legendary managers have been added to Master League, including Guardiola!

Three legends have been added as manager avatars in Master League.
Try your hand at a new season of Master League with one of these former football superstars.

New Managers:

  • F. LAMPARD
  • GUARDIOLA
  • R. GIGGS

Gameplay

The eFootball PES 2021 Season Update brings you all of the critically acclaimed features that won us E3 2019's "Best Sports Game" award, plus more!
Find out more about what makes PES unique!

Gameplay

Outsmart the defence with 'Finesse Dribble', discover the expanded trapping mechanics that will vary depending on your player's abilities and feel the context-sensitive kick accuracy. Each player’s individual playstyle will bring another layer of depth to your squad on the pitch.

Master League

Master League is an iconic single player mode that puts you in the manager's seat of your very own club.
As you work to build and develop your very own dream team, you'll be charged with driving progression through meaningful choices both on and off the pitch. Experience the ebb and flow of each season, from the kickoff of your very first pre-season match right through to the heart pounding thrills of the grand finale. If you're looking for a rich and immersive football management experience, then this is the mode for you.
Three new managers have also been added as playable avatars this year, giving additional options for fans.

Matchday

Stand alongside PES newcomers and seasoned pros as you work together to take on football’s biggest matches in this competitive Online Mode.
Pick your favourite club and take on other users of the same skill level to contribute to your side's victory.
Rack up enough wins, and you might even be elected to represent your side in an epic grand final showdown.

Visual

3D full-body scans of various players have been implemented to add a new layer of photorealism to the player models.
Stadiums are so much more than a place to simply watch and play football, and we've done our utmost to capture every little detail that gives them their unique character.