The Japanese organisation revealed that they will be stepping away from their routes and providing a free-to-play service for players across the globe to immerse themselves into, taking a leaf out of the respective books of Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends.
Whether this approach will pay off for football titles, remains to be seen. But it is an ambitious move for Konami to make itself a major player once more in the industry following their early success of the PES series back in the early 2000s.
So here we go then! Here is everything you need to know about eFootball PES 2022:
UPDATE 6th October: eFootball's Metacritic score is truly, truly abysmal!
UPDATE 2nd October: eFootball is Steam's worst reviewed game in history & it's only been out two days!
UPDATE 28th September: We are just days away from the release of eFootball 2022 and more details are beginning to emerge online.
UPDATE 17th September: Konami are releasing a package to gamers that will be an alternative to the free version.
UPDATE 9th September: Gamers are eager to know whether Konami will release the game early before its autumn launch.
UPDATE August 26th: The official gameplay trailer has been revealed! It has released lots of exciting new features for fans to get excited about.
UPDATE August 3rd: Konami has said that the game will basically be a demo when it is first released.
UPDATE July 23rd: eFootball have revealed their roadmap to show fans what will be coming to the game.
Read More: eFootball: Roadmap Revealed
UPDATE July 21st: eFOOTBALL ANNOUNCED! Konami officially revealed their replacement for their infamous Pro Evolution Soccer franchise and explained the reasons why.
The expected release date for eFootball PES 2022 is August 2021; we are still awaiting an official confirmation for an exact date.
Read More: eFootball: What is the release date?
The official reveal of eFootball caught everyone off guard. Thanks to IGN, they captured Konami's first glimpse into the future of gaming.
We also now have a gameplay trailer, which showcases several new, exciting features!
eFootball sounds appealing for many reasons, but one of those is the inclusion of cross-play where PS5 and PS4 and Xbox Series X and Xbox One players can go head to head with one another.
This was highlighted in the game's road map which you can see below.
While the Match Pass was briefly discussed in the road map, we are yet to discover any further details and what items will be included.
But fear not. We will update this section, and all others in fact daily, to ensure you are up to date with everything eFootball-related. Stay tuned!
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