Konami Digital Entertainment has announced that the Italian football championship, popular Serie A, will remain at Pro Evolution Soccer for the 2020 edition. This practically means that Kalcho does not change its address like in previous years and that the league logo, trophy, coats of arms and teams remain sponsored by Konami. Numerous Italian football giants, such as Milan rivals, Inter Milan and AC Milan, have had valid contracts with Konami in previous seasons, and since this year the team has been joined by champion "Boots" Juventus, which appears on PES 2020. Also, the footballers themselves an approach was offered to collaborate with the creative team to assist in the creation of physical characters as well as in-game features.
Also, Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has become one of the official PES ambassadors this season and will be on the cover for PES 2020 and will be involved in other activities related to Konami and the club where he plays.
Another important thing is the agreement with the European Football Federation (UEFA), which stipulates that the upcoming Continental Football Championship 2020 will appear on PES! Konami will allow its users to download European Championship (DLC) content for free, which also means that national teams, their jerseys, insignia, and coats of arms will be unlocked for PES.
UEFA's Marketing Director, Guy Laurent-Epstein, expressed satisfaction with the agreement with Konami: “We are pleased to have extended and deepened our cooperation. UEFA Euro 2020 is an opportunity to strengthen our bond and reach fans worldwide. ”
An eFootball PES 2020 tournament is also planned, where representatives of football associations from countries across Europe will send their representatives to compete for the win. The top 16 representatives will compete in the finals, which will take place at the time of the semi-final and final matches at EURO 2020 in London next year.
PES 2020, and the Series A and EURO 2020, will be available for the US and European markets on September 10th on PS4, Xbox One, and PC Steam platforms, and for Japanese players on September 12th.