Video game 'Pro Evolution Soccer 2014' from Konami.
Details have come to light for the online options for Konami's upcoming soccer video game, Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2014.
As a free day one patch, players connecting their game online will immediately unlock the Friendly Match Lobby and Ranking Match, allowing for sophisticated match making and leaderboard rankings. The Master League Online mode also makes its return.
In a second patch, which will be provided in the weeks immediately after the game's initial launch, players will be given access to the full online suite for PES 2014. This patch will bring onboard 11 vs. 11 multiplayer features. To complement the 11 vs. 11 match up, new matchmaking support systems will place similarly ranked players together for a deliberately balanced match. Roster updates and cosmetic improvements, including facial features and overall aesthetics will be included in the second patch.
PES 2014 marks major advancements for the popular soccer game, with the inclusion of Konami's proprietary developed by Kojima Productions, FOX Engine in their overhauled football-specific production system. Utilizing this new technology allowed the production team to focus on recreating many of the tangible skills of your favorite players and teams, such as ball movements (TrueBall Tech), and sophisticated AI. Fans will also see personalized animations and celebrations to bring their highlights to life. Finally, the intangible elements, such as stadium crowds and player energy will play a larger impact on the momentum of the match through the Heart system, linking close to the user's performance in gameplay.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 is rated "E for Everyone" by the ESRB and will be available in retail stores nationwide beginning September 24th. Digital versions of the ga,e will be available for download beginning Sept. 24th on the PlayStation Network Store and beginning October 1st on XBOX Live Arcade.
A free playable demo for PES 2014 is available now through Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.