PES 2020: Konami announce Arsenal partnership extension

The north London club's official gaming partner will remain Konami until 2022.


With the limited licenses compared to their rivals EA, gamers can indulge in deep detail of both Arsenal’s Emirates stadium and the players themselves. 

Konami are pushing “eFootball” in PES 2020 and it seems that the boys in red are behind them every step of the way. 

All about Arsenal

The Gunners’ boast a large trophy cabinet and an even larger fanbase. Pro Evo gamer’s will be in for a treat when they load up PES 2020 next season and can play with an even more authentic Arsenal side than last year’s game.

Arsenal commercial director Peter Silverstone said: “We are delighted to be extending our global partnership with Konami. Now in our third year, our relationship continues to go from strength to strength. We are excited to work with Konami to further engage our huge global fanbase and give them the opportunity to experience the players, Legends and Emirates Stadium so accurately within eFootball  PES 2020.

READ MORE: FIFA 20 Arsenal player rating predictions

What does this mean for other teams?

Here’s hoping for more Arsenal legends on PES 2020If you are regular of the PES franchise, then you will know it is unlikely you will see Arsenal vs Everton, more like Arsenal vs Merseyside Blue. Konami struggle with licenses which has always been an issue with their game. Until they can sort this out, it is unlikely that they will really compete with EA as the frontrunner of football. 

All Arsenal fan’s out there can enjoy your favourite club in full capacity on the next PES in which they promise to revolutionise the eFootball scene. Unfortunately for those who are not, you will have to wait another year to see some change.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about PES 2020

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Louis Hutchinson

I am a 19-year-old currently studying at university.

I have had a keen interest for gaming since 2005 back on the PS2 all the way until the present day. FIFA has always been my game of choice and began playing from FIFA 07.

The esports world and gaming community are a huge part of my life and I make sure I am keeping up-to-date with the latest games released by many of the game producing giants including EA, 2K, Ubisoft & more.

 

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