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PES 2017 announced

Konami has today announced PES 2017 and detailed the improvements we'll see in this year's game.

The developer says that this year, gameplay is taken to a new level by achieving "interactive reality in both control and its new standard of authentic visuals." 

PES 2017 is powered by the Fox Engine, although there are also a large amount of improvements. 

We'll have more information and maybe even a preview at some point too. But in the meantime here's what's new.


Real Touch – See how different players control the ball in unique and different ways based on where and how you control them, dictating the flow of the game based on how they react to the unpredictable movement of the ball.

Precise Pass – Combining Real Touch and real ball physics, passing is an art form in PES 2017. Many factors determine the speed and accuracy of the ball. The pass that is made on the best situation and timing will generate a perfect trajectory, creating a great satisfaction when a killer pass is made.

Authentic Visuals – For PES 2017 the visuals have seen a major upgrade, offering Authentic Visuals thanks to the further incorporation of Fox Engine. Nothing has been left untouched, from player models, lighting, crowds, pitch and stadiums totally revamped. Never has a game looked so real.

Natural Player Movement – Hundreds of new animations have been added to bring the players and goalkeepers to life – but it doesn’t stop there. New features such as Real Touch and Precise Pass see huge benefit, giving a vast array of movements when trapping and passing the ball.

Goal Keeping
– Keepers see a great jump in quality through added motions and animations, creating the most agile keepers in PES history. Attacking moments will be more dramatic than ever, bringing the best feeling of achievement when that goal is scored.

Total Team Control –Users can instantly change the attacking and defending mentality of the team, which can be tweaked and carefully controlled with simple controls, being able to immediately react to the unpredictability of the sport.

Advanced Instructions – Strategies that are quite individually defined such as Tiki-taka and heavy man-mark which is strongly based on team ideology can be set in “Advanced Instructions”, which adds a huge variety in how you plan to win.

Corner Kick Control - Control the defensive strategies on a set piece, such as marking zonal or man-marking. Offensive options also included such as specific player movement.

Adaptive AI – For the first time in a football game, the AI will learn how you play! Player and team behavior has always been a staple of the PES series and for PES 2017 Adaptive AI will change sports games forever.

PES 2017 arrives this Autumn for PS4, Xbox One and Last Generation consoles.

Edited On 25 May, 2016

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Jason 5 months ago
I played FIFA for over 20 years but last year grew fed up of a lot of the utter bullshit the game contains and moved to PES 2016 and Ive racked up over 1700 online matches, the game is simply phenomenal, if they can improve on the 2016 even slightly this game will smash FIFA out the water again, game deserves more players, but its like a sheep mentality with FIFA and the kits etc, I was one but PES was not really a viable alternative but 2016 was just almost perfect football. Improve the goalkeeepers and menus and we have the best football game the world has ever seen....cant wait
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Joe Anderson (Editor) 5 months ago
As long as Rangers FC are in it I will be happy :D
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Jason 5 months ago
Amen to that WATP

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