eFootball 2022 Mobile: Release date DELAYED until SPRING 2022

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eFootball 2022 has come under a lot of criticism already and it looks like there could be more bad news for fans of the mobile version...

Find out all the latest news on eFootball 2022 Mobile right here.

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Latest - Android and iOS removed from New Gen section

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A user on Reddit spotted that eFootball's website had changed regarding their New-Gen category.

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BIG THINGS - Expect next level graphics on new gen

It appears that both iOS and Android platforms have been removed from the New-Gen section, as you can see from the image above.

We do not yet know as to why Konami have removed these devices but it could be there have simply been too many problems to deal with all at once, so they've had to shelve it and re-upload the previous version of the mobile game until they find the time to get round to inputting New-Gen technology that works.

Mobile version POSTPONED for 6 MONTHS

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The official eFootball Twitter account has made a HUGE announcement regarding the mobile version of the game.

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The release of eFootball 2022 Mobile has now been pushed back AGAIN.

Rather than being released in Autumn 2021, Konami has now decided the game is not ready, and won't be made available to play until Spring 2022.

This could be another SIX MONTH wait for the mobile version!

Fans of the previous PES franchise have been incredibly disappointed with the new game, and this will only add to their frustration.

The mobile version was to provide some hope for the new game, but we won't be able to experience it for half a year now!

PES 2021 Mobile to be updated to eFootball 2022

Konami has announced that loads of changes will be coming to the mobile version of the game!

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eFootball mobile will be available as an update to the existing PES 2021 app.

Current mobile users will be able to carry over a portion of their in-game assets from eFootball PES 2021.

For more details on what assets can be carried over to eFootball 2022 Mobile, click here.

Cost

eFootball Mobile will be free to play!

This means you can play the game on the go and never miss a thing, for no cost whatsoever.

Expect there to be micro-transactions within the game, however, if you want to improve your MyClub squad more quickly.

How will cross-play with mobile work?

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One of the main queries with cross-play involving mobile users is whether the quality of the console game will be downgraded to the level of quality of the mobile games.

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REVOLUTIONARY - Future updates will add controller support for mobile

Do not worry, as Konami has confirmed that the game will take full advantage of the hardware capabilities of each supported device.

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This means that users can enjoy higher quality gameplay on next-generation game consoles and high-performance gaming PCs whilst playing with mobile users.

eFootball licenses

As we understand, the partnerships in place between Konami and certain clubs for PES 2022 will remain in place for the introduction of eFootball.

Konami has shown that Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Manchester United, Arsenal, Corinthians, Flamengo, Sao Paulo and River Plate will all feature when the game launches.

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ON LOCK - Konami's deal with Juventus for PES 202 shook up the gaming space

We know that Italian clubs Napoli and Atalanta have also signed on with Konami in recent months.

PES 2021 saw licences for Schalke, Roma, Lazio, Celtic, Rangers, Zenit, but it remains to be seen if they will return for eFootball.

PES 2021 Partner Clubs

  • Barcelona (stadium exclusive)
  • Bayern Munich (stadium exclusive)
  • Juventus (exclusive)
  • Manchester United
  • Arsenal
  • Schalke
  • Roma (exclusive)
  • Lazio (stadium exclusive)
  • Napoli (*NEW*)
  • Celtic (stadium exclusive)
  • Rangers (stadium exclusive)
  • Zenit St Petersburg (exclusive)
  • River Plate (exclusive)
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  • Boca Juniors (exclusive)

For loads more information on the eFootball licenses, click here.