The publisher revealed the news during its Leipzig showcase yesterday. The as-yet-unnamed title will be released in ‘early 2008’.
According to next-gen.biz, he firm said that the title will offer the same level of realism that the series has become famous for, and that the franchise has undergone a ‘major rethink’ to take full advantage of Wii’s motion-sensitive control system. Full use will be made of both the ‘Wiimote’ and Nunchuk controllers.
“We are extremely keen to introduce PES to as wide a selection of football fans as possible, and the Wii and its unique abilities are a perfect fit,” commented Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer team leader Jon Murphy,. “The potential for PES on the format is enormous, and we look forward to a very exciting start to 2008.”
Konami also revealed that conversions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2008, Silent Hill and Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, are currently being readied for launches on mobile phones this autumn.