By Steve Wright
GAME NAME: Pro Evolution Soccer 2013
DEVELOPER(S): PES Productions
PLATFORM(S): PC, 3DS, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360,
RELEASE DATE(S): 2 October 2012
Konami yesterday announced that it has extended licensing agreement with UEFA for PES 2013, and at the same time outlined pre-order incentives for the upcoming football title.
Konami confirmed that "the Spanish league [has been] licensed in its entirety, while all the club’s [sic] from Italy’s highest league are also included." Additionally, "individual agreements [have been reached] with Manchester United, Bayern Munich, FC Porto, AEK Athens, Galatasaray Istanbul, Shahktar Donetsk, FC Kopenhagen, Zenit St Petersburg, CSKA Moscow, RSC Anderlecht, Dinamo Kyiv and Dinamo Zagreb among many others. Overall, 150 licensed teams are now available, with 17 more licensed national squads added, including the likes of England, Italy, Germany and France. Details on additional licences will follow."
As a pre-order bonus, gamers can grab the PES 2013 UEFA Champions League limited steel book edition, pictured above. The special edition is available in Australia through EB Games and JB Hi-Fi and also includes a DLC code to unlock UEFA Champions League Match Balls as seen in real-life competition.