eFootball 2023 - National Teams COMING SOON in Season 2 with Update v2.2.0



Konami has just announced that the latest eFootball 2023 update is coming soon, bringing Season 2 of the title with it.

Version 2.2.0 will introduce The Football Festival theme to the game, bringing a load of National Team Events!

Read on to find out all you need to know about eFootball 2023 Season 2 and the v2.2.0 update.

Release Date

The next eFootball update will go live Wednesday, 16 November, with Season 2 kicking off the day after on Thursday, 17 November.

As well as bringing loads of content to the game, all users who install the update by Monday, 21 November at 1:59am GMT will receive a Chance Deal as thanks for the continued support.

Season 2 Overview

The World Cup will be taking over the football landscape for the next couple of months, and this will be reflected in eFootball 2023 in Season 2 as part of The Football Festival theme celebration!

As can be found on Konami's official eFootball website, the following content will become available:

Play Special National Team Matches

For a limited time only, you will be able to compete with national representatives and your own Dream Team.

National Teams Selectable in Trial Match

  • 40 National Teams from around the world will be available in Trial Match for a limited time.
  • Console users will also be available to play offline 2 vs 2 matches.
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REPRESENT YOUR COUNTRY - 40 National Teams will be available

The Battle for Ultimate National Glory

  • Introducing "The International Cup Experience", a vs AI tournament Event in which users take on the pitch using 1 of 46 available national teams. Play matches to advance through the group stage and topple the opposition in the knockout stage!

Limited-time Events in Dream Team

  • Every week, we will be introducing National Team-themed Tour Events and Challenge Events. The new Challenge Events require you to assemble a squad with players of certain nationalities or within a Collective Strength cap.

Nation-based Competition for All Users

  • With a total prize pool of 1 billion eFootball™ Coins to be split amongst users, the big event "eFootball™ International Cup" is now underway. Enter with your own Country/Region or your favourite National Team and contribute with a goal or a win!

Heroes of the Nations

In line with the international tournament calendar, standout players from National Teams will also be making their presence felt in-game.

National Selection

  • On Mondays, sensational talent from National Teams will be introduced with a distinctive theme.

POTW: International Cup

  • On Thursdays, standout players in international fixtures will be introduced and powered-up to reflect their remarkable performance.

"Big Time": Brand-new Epic Player Cards

  • Every Thursday, some of the best footballers from past and present will have their standout season recreated as Epic players.
  • As an additional theme to Epic, "Big Time" picks up "the match" that ricocheted those players to superstardom.
  • These Player Cards feature special card designs, and the players' faces are faithfully reproduced in-game to reflect those specific moments in their career.
  • The commentary team will also be making special remarks for certain players. This helps create an immersive experience, as if we were watching live broadcast and bore witness to those unforgettable moments in real-time.
  • Those players will also be able to perform a "Monumental Celebration", which is the exact goal celebration that they performed in the highlighted match.

National Team Pack

  • Introducing a series of 11-player sets with original card designs. Whether you're a die-hard supporter of the club, a newcomer to the game or an established veteran who's looking to bolster your squad, these well-balanced sets of players will make your Dream Team all the more competitive!
  • As for the special edition National Team Pack [Premium], you will find 1 newly introduced "Big Time" player as the centrepiece of the team.
  • 4 types of National Team Pack [Premium] will be available for purchase starting 17/11/2022.
  • Other European footballing nations will also be getting their own National Team Pack in due course, so stay tuned for more!

Bolster Your Team with "Match Pass"

Also introducing "Match Pass", an addition that will surely help you further strengthen your Dream Team.

"Match Pass" is an in-game reward system in which you can earn a wide variety of rewards by completing the indicated number of matches. From Nominating Contracts to Training Programs and many more; these in-game items will surely come in handy in times of player signing and progression.

*Matches played in Online Quick Match, Friend Match, Trial Match or Training are not eligible for Match Pass rewards.

EASY REWARDS - Use Match Pass to gain a variety of rewards
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EASY REWARDS - Use Match Pass to gain a variety of rewards

Regular Match Pass is available to all users for free

Use eFootball™ Coins to unlock "Value Match Pass" and "Premium Match Pass", and get your hands on more rewards.

Moreover, you can find players that are only available in "Value Match Pass" and "Premium Match Pass".

With the inclusion of "Match Pass", you will be able to earn more rewards with each match.

Play matches and further bolster your squad with the well-earned rewards!

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