Konami has announced that several famous Liverpool FC footballers will be added to PES 2018 as legends. These star players will be in addition to the current ones, which are Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen, and Ian Rush. The four additional legends are Steven Gerrard, Steve McManaman, Kevin Keegan, and John Barnes. Even more Liverpool FC stars are scheduled to be announced soon.
“Konami is committed to working with the very best in football, and Liverpool FC is the perfect partner to do so,” said Jonas Lygaard, Senior Director of Brand and Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. “With its rich history, huge fan base and dynamic style of play, we are thrilled to continue working together with the club and will ensure that the best of both the past and present of Liverpool FC are perfectly reproduced in PES 2018.”
Check out the new Liverpool FC PES 2018 trailer below:
Here are some additional details on the deal from Konami:
Through an extension of the official partnership, KONAMI will get unrivalled access to work with Liverpool FC to ensure their players and stadium are brought to life in the game and will also work together on future promotional activities.
KONAMI will also enjoy access to upcoming LFC talent for a much more realistic LFC experience in PES 2018 including head scanning sessions for the LFC squad, coupled with stadium capture sessions to help enhance the PES player experience when playing at Anfield. KONAMI will also see their LED promotion increase around Anfield as well as continued online and social support from LFC.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 is out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Our review will be up on the site soon.