By 25 August 2017 | Categories: news


Come 30 August, football-obsessed gamers will be able to put Konami’s PES 2018 through its paces, as the game’s demo goes live across multiple platforms. We’ve known about the demo for some time, but the Japanese developer has detailed a few more elements that it will have in store at Gamescom 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

To that end, the demo will be offline only, with gamers able to play in either exhibition or co-op mode. Added to this will be two stadiums to choose from, the Camp Nou that FC Barcelona calls home, and the residence of Borussia Dortmund, Signal Iduna Park. On the team selection side of things, Liverpool, Inter Milan, and the aforementioned Dortmund and Barcelona will be available.

In terms of gameplay, PES 2018 is said to deliver a more realistic level of game speed, along with strategic dribbling and more control of players when they’re on the ball. With its predecessor one of the best football games when it came to on the pitch action, the improvements Konami has made, should make the experience even better.

But whether or not it can rival the complete package of EA Sport’s FIFA 18, however, is another issue altogether.


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