Konami announced today that PES 2009, the next instalment to the Pro Evolution Soccer series, will be released in Europe on October 17th for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Agreements have also been signed with Liverpool FC, Manchester United that will see both clubs being featured in the game, along with an official UEFA Champions League game mode, adding extra playability.
“This deal showcases our commitment to taking PES 2009 forward in terms of licences and realism,” commented Kunio Neo, President for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “The UEFA Champions League is the jewel in the club competition crown, and is just one of many innovations we have lined up for the new game.”
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