PES 2016 Free To Play Version Release 8 December, 2015
According to polygon and ign, Konami today announced a striped free-to-play PES 2016 edition for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, available to download for free starting Dec. 8, 2015, and for PC via Steam, as written on Konami Blog.
PES 2016 Free To Play version will have Exhibition Mode with 7 teams: Bayern Munich, AS Roma, Juventus, France and Brazil national team, but also a training section and MyClub, allowing players to build their own team.
MyClub seems to be the hub of Konami’s free-to-play plan, with players available to get via “points acquired through success in matches or with MyClub coins,” according to a Konami statement.
According to Konami, the pes 2016 free-to-play version will include “all future gameplay and content update” including roster updates.
Update – Official Press Release:
KONAMI unveils ‘entry level’ free-to-play edition of PES 2016
Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced a free-to-play edition of its best-selling PES 2016 football title for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3 and the PC version via Steam.
Starting December 8th, those who haven’t yet experienced PES 2016, this year’s highest rated football title for home gaming consoles, will be able to download a free, entry level version of the game which boasts an Exhibition Mode complete with the choice of 7 teams including Bayern Munich, Juventus, AS Roma, Brazil and France. There is also a full Training section and the popular myClub feature. This version will allow new users to experience PES 2016’s online and offline play, and unlimited access to the myClub mode wherein players use accrued in-game currency and micro-transactions to build a title-winning team.
myClub offers an incredible level of depth to PES 2016, and allows players to build a team of world stars. The myClub option has been massively improved since its launch last year, with player level systems, and key players exclusive to the mode. Players can use points acquired through success in matches, or with myClub coins, to experience realistic club management to develop a squad. The myClub rosters and stats are also updated on a weekly basis. More competitions, events and campaigns are constantly added, with players choosing their manager, recruiting coaches, developing playing styles and building a long-term strategy based on their specific aims. Build Your Team, Create Your Legacy!
PES 2016 was released on the back of unrivalled strong reviews praising its on-field action and realism, and became the first series to win the coveted ‘Best Sports Game’ award at gamescom, Europe’s largest consumer gaming event, for two years running. The free-to-play edition offers a perfect overview of the game’s stunning levels of control, and realistic interpretations of both teams and players via the Player ID and Team ID systems that ensure both play like their real-life counterparts.
The free-to-play edition will also be compatible with all future gameplay and content updates throughout the entire PES 2016 season updating automatically ensuring rosters are up to date and that PES 2016’s many stars are aligned to the form of their real-life counterparts.
Get ready for more news on upcoming player announcements coming soon – can you guess what players from the past will be making their way to PES 2016? Stay tuned!