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Interview: Konami’s Jonas Lygaard talks PES League, football esports and his dream job

This weekend saw the second Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) regional final take place in Anfield, with 16 players coming together to compete for one of four qualifying places at the Cardiff final of the year’s PES esports calendar, which will award the winner £200,000. We spent the weekend at Anfield, …

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16 players qualify for PES Road to Cardiff event at Anfield

16 European PES players have managed to book a spot in the last regional competition in the PES League Road to Cardiff tournament.  RoNeX, crazyFlash7, TRS_EL_MATADOR, his_wideness, Suprema_Ettorito, Teclis-88, IndominatorTV,  Sam—, dNationPT, Neo_Lotfi, TioMiit_PW, joanfcb, AlexAlguacil_8, TBC, DexK and bad_boy_g_2011 will all head to Anfield to try and win a …

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Barcelona star Gerard Piqué reveals football eSports project

Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué has announced his involvement in a football-related eSports project. Named efootball.pro, Piqué revealed the project on Twitter while asking for people who are passionate about football and eSports to “join us to create the future of football in eSports”. Piqué had already discussed his intention to …

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Season two of the PES League begins today

The second season of the PES League in Europe gets underway later today as the best players in the continent play against each other to try and book a slot in the finals that will be held in Cardiff alongside the Champions League finals.  Starting today players will compete on …

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Konami on PES’ biggest competitive year yet

Competitive PES has always been a thing, but in recent years it has struggled to keep up with the expansion that many other titles have seen. This year however Konami is pushing eSports hard, and the new version of the PES League is an obvious indicator. The competition has already …

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Schalke 04 signs German PES champion

Football club Schalke 04 continues to grow its roster of eSports talent, this time by signing German PES champion Lennart “LENNAO” Albrecht.  LENNAO won the German championship back in 2016 and has been a top PES player for years. This year his main goal is to make it to the …

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16 European PES players head to FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou to compete for a spot at worlds

16 of the best European PES players will head to FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium to compete for one of four spaces at the PES League Final.  The competition will take place on February 11th at the iconic stadium, with the best players from the qualifiers battling it out in …

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Konami expects PES sales bounce following critical acclaim

Its week one physical sales may have been lower, but Konami believes that the quality of PES 2017 will turn things around for its famous football franchise. The firm told MCV that it is on a mission to change perceptions about the series, which for a period had fallen behind …

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Gfinity set to host the Gillette Championship, a £15,000 PES tournament

Today Gfinity and Gillette have announced the Gillette Championship, a Pro Evolution Soccer tournament with a £15,000 prize pool. The competition will see the best players of Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 on PS4 battle it out across 24 qualifiers and a live finals that will be held in London. The …

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