Konami Digital has announced that Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) 2013 will be released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC towards the end of this month.
Hailed as a massive advance for the football genre, PES 2013 introduces ‘PES Full Control’, a new feature an unrivalled level of control, with players given fully manual control over every pass and shot. The game’s new Pro Active AI ensures players move and react as they would in real life, while the new Player ID system means that the world’s greatest players are instantly recognisable by how they look, move and play.
The publisher is also offering a pre-order incentive in the form of a limited UEFA Champions League steelbook edition. The specially-packaged version celebrates KONAMI’s exclusive agreement to feature the UEFA Champions League in the PES series, and includes special DLC code to redeem the Historic UEFA Champions League Match Balls used in the competition and other official elements. The UK will also offer a second, Manchester United-themed steelbook edition for pre-orders, boasting the club’s livery on its cover.