Konami have certainly been pushing their latest football title, eFootball PES 2020, in many ways since launch, with multiple Data Packs having arrived over the months. Fast upcoming though will be another free update, one that will let PES players embrace everything about this year’s EURO 2020 tournament.
Whilst the real-world tournament is still going ahead, with the current coronavirus pandemic that has hit the world things are very much up in the air. But whether it goes ahead or not, Konami are dropping another new update to eFootball PES 2020 on April 30th 2020, when all players will get access to the UEFA EURO 2020 Tournament mode featuring all 55 UEFA national teams and latest kits, plus Wembley Stadium.
As the official videogame of the UEFA EURO 2020 tournament, eFootball PES 2020 will soon feature all 55 UEFA national teams, including their latest kits and squad rosters to match their real-life counterparts, and it is this DLC which will provide fans with early access to the action, ahead of the real-world event in June.
To make this tournament as realistic as possible, Konami are also revealing that Wembley Stadium, the iconic venue for the UEFA EURO 2020 Final, and Saint Petersburg Stadium have both been faithfully recreated and will be included in the upcoming update.
And then further to that, additional content will also be added to eFootball PES 2020 as the tournament progresses:
- The official UEFA EURO 2020 match ball will be available at launch on April 30, with the Final match ball being added in late June
- Special UEFA EURO 2020 Featured Players will be accessible in myClub throughout the tournament
- UEFA EURO 2020 themed Matchdays, with users selecting a country to represent and compete for in online challenge events, will be held throughout the tournament
- The official UEFA EURO 2020 Team of the Tournament will also be released for use in myClub once the tournament has concluded
Away from the update and both KONAMI and UEFA are committed to the future of eFootball, as the two companies are proud to see the UEFA eEURO 2020 Online Qualifiers phase kick off today.
The UEFA eEURO 2020 tournament, played exclusively on eFootball PES 2020, has witnessed all 55 UEFA national associations submit representatives to compete for glory in the inaugural competition. Following the Online Qualifiers, the top 16 teams will then proceed to Wembley for a two-day event (July 10-11) to crown the first-ever eEURO champion.
Masami Saso, President at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. commented: “Our strong partnership with UEFA continues with the highly-anticipated launch of the UEFA EURO 2020 content for eFootball PES 2020. We are very proud of our work with UEFA and all 55 national associations to bring our players an authentic and enjoyable way to engage with this year’s EURO tournament – the biggest ever.”
If you have a copy of eFootball PES 2020 to hand then you’ll certainly want to check out the game on Xbox One, PS4 and PC when the free EURO 2020 update hits home on the 30th April. Further to that, a limited-edition version of eFootball PES 2020 with a UEFA EURO 2020 cover will also be available only on PlayStation 4 at select retail stores.