Konami has finally taken the wraps off of this year’s Pro Evolution Soccer. PES 2016 will be launching later this year, following an official reveal on June 12. We did get a short teaser trailer, so we have some idea of what to expect from the game when it releases later this year. However, it did reveal that the headlining star for PES 2016 will be Neymar Jr, who is, of course, coming on the back of a phenomenal season.
“This is a real honour for me to be cover star for PES 2016″ commented Neymar Jr. “The series has long been praised for its sheer level of control and utter realism and I am delighted to be working with such a talented team as Konami. I am fascinated by the huge amount of work involved in putting together the game and ensuring the world’s top players look and play just like the real things, and cannot wait to see myself in action as soon as possible.”
“Neymar Jr. is a player that perfectly fits the PES brand, and what we want to achieve” added Erik Bladinieres, European Brand Director of Football. “His unique qualities and the ability to surprise goes hand in hand with the gameplay experience in PES 2016. In our anniversary year we want to celebrate the past, while look forward to the exciting future of the brand. We’ll do this with Neymar Jr. leading our campaign.”
Stay tuned to GamingBolt for further information on the game, including coverage of its full reveal.