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  KONAMI announces the release of PES 2018 Mobile featuring David Beckham
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced the release of PES 2018 Mobile. The new product will replace PES 2017 Mobile which has been under development and will now evolve into the new game.

To celebrate, the new product features world-renowned football Legend David Beckham as he joins the mobile game for the first time. Other Legends will also make their way to the game shortly after launch including high-profile names such as Diego Maradona, Romário, Ian Rush, Steven Gerrard, and Michael Owen. Fans will be able to select their favorite Legends to play alongside current superstars and create their ultimate dream team.

KONAMI has also introduced a newly added ‘Friend’ feature. By registering their friends on this new feature, users can enhance their experience by playing against them in real-time anywhere in the world.

The ‘Local Matches’ feature returns as well enabling users to create their own tournaments with Local Leagues and play fellow PES 2018 Mobile players in heated, local league matches to see whose team will come out on top.

To view the new ‘Play Your Match’ trailer, please visit:

To view the David Beckham trailer, please visit:

Other updates to the game include:

  • A new Data Pack that includes updates to teams, players and coaches as well new player portraits
  • Half-price contract renewals
  • New controls such as chip shot and controlled shot
  • New visuals and soundtrack
  • Adjustment to the match balance

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PES 2018 Mobile is available now at the App Store® for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® and Google Play™ for Android™ devices.

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Media Contact:

    Steve Merrett

    Voltage PR

    T: +44 (0) 203 372 0930 | E: [email protected]

About PES 2018 Mobile

PES 2018 Mobile is an action soccer game that utilizes the game engine from the original Winning Eleven console series that has been enjoyed by fans for over twenty years, and has now been optimized for the mobile device. Released on the App Store and Google Play on May 24th, 2017, in approximately 150 countries and regions, it been downloaded over 50 million times within the first 5 months of its release. With more than 10,000 actual soccer players appearing within the game, gamers can enjoy the same excitement of playing a realistic match right on their mobile devices anytime, and anywhere. Acquire famous club soccer players and coached from around the world using scouts and agents, and build your own dream team. The game also includes Online Matches to play against other opponents, and Local Matches to play matches with your nearby friends, as well as Local Leagues where you can create your own tournament.

About Konami Group

Konami Group was founded in 1973, starting as an amusement machine manufacturer for arcades. Over the years, the company has grown to include different business units across various markets. Currently, KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION includes the Digital Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Gaming & Systems, and Amusement Businesses. The company went public on the Osaka Securities Exchange in 1984, the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, and the London Stock Exchange in 1999. For more information, visit:

About Konami Digital Entertainment

Konami Digital Entertainment, which is the core company of Konami Group, develops entertaining content for mobile, console and card games. The company is known for global franchises such as Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear, Silent Hill, Castlevania, and Contra, as well as the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game series.

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