|PES 2013 announced for this autumn, trailer released|
|Posted: 24.04.2012 11:33 by Simon Priest||Comments: 0|
Konami has officially announced PES 2013 and it will be coming to Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, 3DS and PC this autumn. No PlayStation Vita version is mentioned in the press release.
This latest instalment is the "most faithful recreation" of the sport to date, boasts Konani, thanks to the new PES FullControl feature. Players can fully control their shots on the pitch.
Another area of focus is emphasising individuality with the footballers and goalies, with "incredible likeness and signature attributes" making them instantly recognisable.
They summarise what their PES FullControl (PES FC) offers in PES 2013:
• Total Freedom of Control
Pro Evolution Soccer introduced the concept of freedom of movement, the new ‘PES FC’ in PES 2013 goes further with total freedom over ball control.
• Dynamic First Touch
PES 2013 introduces subtle ways to receive the ball, from traps, gently lifting it past an attacker to run on to or a variety of other moves. First touch is everything and players can trap the ball using the R2 button, killing the speed of a well-hit pass and bringing it instantly under control, or using the momentum of the pass to turn a defender.
• Full Manual Shooting and Full Manual Passing
PES 2013 offers fully manual passing and for the first time ever manual shooting, allowing users to determine the height and power of each. Long low passes can be sent skimming across the pitch, while shooting the user has total control over where the shot is placed. Skill and precision are needed to master these, but passes can be made into open areas, allowing lone strikers to thrive, while offering an unrivalled variety in ways to score.
The speed with which a player moves with the ball has been slowed in line with real matches, but using R2 allows players to add various styles to their close control. Players can vary the speed of their dribbling, and cushion the ball as they move freely within a 360-degree circle. The new system allows players to knock a ball past a player and collect it, nutmeg them, or hold up play by shielding the ball as team mates find space and make runs.
• Full Manual One-Two
Active one-two passes can be made, with the second player being moved in any direction), facilitating various tactical movements.
• Response Defending
Countering the attacking options the new dribbling system offers, is a beautifully-balanced defence system. Players can use R2 and X to slow an attack, with a double-tap of the X button prompting a perfectly-timed challenge. Full 360-degree control means that players can check runs and steal the ball from a parallel position, while the individuality element will see world renowned defenders using aerial dominance of physicality to win the ball.
Even the game’s ‘keepers benefit from more control, while their distribution is more precise thanks to the addition of a power gauge when they throw the ball, creating opportunities for new, quicker counter attacks.
Facebook using PES fans can use the myPES app for "better connectivity and atmosphere." Konami also promise that the AI coupled with the new level of footballer control will give players a real challenge on the pitch.
"This is an exciting time to be part of the PES community, and PES 2013 marks a new level of playability with the return to our key ethos of utter control and freedom," said Jon Murphy, European PES Team Leader.
"Football is all about making magic happen with skill and precision, and PES 2013 truly encapsulates this. Fresh faces within the development team and some very exciting ideas will breathe new life into the PES series, and we look forward to showing what we can do in the coming months.”
PES 2013 releases on Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, 3DS and PC this autumn.