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*UPDATED* PES 2021 Cover Stars REVEALED: Messi, Ronaldo, Release date, trailer & more

Konami has unveiled their front man for the new game, along with a stunning trailer.

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PES 2020 really upped the ante in the rivalry with FIFA, as Konami proved they could create a visually stunning game and secure the club licences to go along with it!

Although PES 2021 is a “Season Update“, Konami has gone all-out with the cover stars! Check them out below.

PES 2021 cover star

When the Season Update was announced we believed that the Lionel Messi would be the sole cover star for the new instalment.

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ICONIC: Messi’s amazing talents are on full display in PES

However, Konami has now tweeted out confirming that the Barcelona talisman will not be alone…

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DREAM TEAM: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Alphonso Davies and Maruc Rashford all feature on the new cover

Alphonso Davies, Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford all join Messi on the new cover art for PES 2021, meaning that Messi and Ronaldo both feature on a video game cover for the first time ever!

Team Edition covers

If you want to pay a little more (£29.99) you can get a team edition of PES 2021.

The teams on offer are:

  • Arsenal
  • Barcelona
  • Bayern Munich
  • Juventus
  • Manchester United
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GIANTS: The German champions feature heavily in PES

Each team edition doesn’t have a specific player on the cover, instead just the club crest.

This may change though, to give each club version more personality.

PES 2021 trailer

In with the confirmation of the cover star, the trailer shows off some of Messi’s magic.

The stunning gameplay of PES is on full display, as is the release date…

PES 2021 Season Update release date

While PES 2021 is not a brand new game, it does bring updated rosters and kits to players.

The game will arrive on 15 September.

READ MORE: FIFA 21 – Release date, gameplay, news, updates & more

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