Having told MCV that the process of rebuilding the PES franchise is a long one, Konami’s Pete Stone has also claimed that some of the series’ recent improvements have gone largely unnoticed.
Konami believes the media has yet to catch up with the game’s actual improvements and that it is still suffering from something of a critical hangover brought about by a couple of admittedly shoddy versions released at the start of the current hardware cycle.
Stone states: We’ve made progress and that’s beginning to be noticed, but we’re also going to spend a few years rebuilding PES and rebuilding sales. It’s a long process.”
To read the full interview with Stone, click here.