Konami have today revealed that the forthcoming PES League season will be used to host the official UEFA Champions League eSport Competition.

The UEFA Champions League license has been a corner stone of PES, with Konami working with UEFA on perfectly replicating the competition from back in 2009. Speaking about today’s announcement, Hideki Hayakawa, President of Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. was delighted, stating:

I am delighted to be able to work with UEFA for this opportunity not only to bring an exciting experience for the participating players, but to also be able to provide Football fans from all over the world an opportunity to enjoy this competition first-hand at the physical events or through live streams.

UEFA Events SA Marketing Director, Guy-Laurent Epstein. also commented:

We look forward to this season’s PES eSports events and the opportunity it provides for gamers and viewers to further engage with the UEFA Champions League brand

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