After sneakily preparing us for the full reveal this past Sunday during the El Classico, Konami have kept to their word and fully revealed PES 2019.
‘The Power of Football’ is the slogan for this year’s PES installment, with Barcelona star and global ambassador Philippe Coutinho gracing this year’s cover for PES 2019.
Magic Moments is the forefront of the gameplay in PES 2019, where players can use a variety of new skills traits in order for you to create these special movements. There will also be lifelike player movement in PES 2019, making stars such as Coutinho and England legend Beckham have their playing styles brought to life.
Another new feature added into PES 2019 is Visible Fatigue. This will effect your ability to find space as the new system will impact both performance behaviour. Konami have also implements new shooting mechanics, as well as improved ball physics. New celebrations and new crowd animations have also been added, and for all you net lovers, new net physics!…
Enlighten and Global Illumination will both improve the visuals in PES 2019, giving true-to-life effects and 4K HDR across all platforms. There will be improved in-game graphics with better crowd detail, real grass textures and for the first time in a few years now, the return of the popular snow weather effect.
myClub also has its biggest revamp since its inception in PES. There will be a brand new player card design and the way players build their squads will be revolutionary. You’ll also look forward to High Performance Players, including Legend Players and Players of the Week with temporarily boosted stats based on real world performances.
The pre-season football tournament, International Champions Cup will also be implements as elements of the pre-season tournaments will be implemented in Master League. Master League also gets a brand new negotiation system, living menus and realistic transfers, which all brings Master League to new heights.
Away from the action, there will also be a new menu interface, which will be dynamically updated letting players find out the latest PES news. It’s all built around motion and will give fans exclusive offers, including discounts on other upcoming products. Jonas Lygaard, Senior Director for Brand and Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. stated:
KONAMI has listened to the fans and has put their changes and suggestions at the forefront of what makes PES 2019 the best addition to the franchise yet. Our number one desire is to give the fans more of what they want and delivering it sooner than ever before. On August 30th, more licensed teams, more fully licensed leagues, and the continued improvement of PES’ superior gameplay. We believe in The Power of Football and that’s why PES 2019 will be our most powerful game yet, with 4K capabilities and improved player individuality bringing all aspects of football to life.
Phillippe Coutinho will be on the front cover of the standard edition and David Beckham will grave the special edition which gives fans the opportunity to unlock myClub bonuses. There will also be a digital-only Legend edition that will include even more content for myClub at launch. Take a look at some screenshots and the official trailer before giving us your thoughts in the comment section below.