Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2013
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 cover.jpg
European Cover featuring Cristiano Ronaldo
Developer(s) Konami
Publisher(s) Konami
Producer(s) Kei Masuda
Series Pro Evolution Soccer
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Xbox 360
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 2
PlayStation Portable
Wii
Nintendo 3DS
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows,
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
EU 20120920September 20, 2012

UK 20120921September 21, 2012
NA September 25, 2012[1]
JP October 4, 2012[2]
PlayStation 2
NA 20120925September 25, 2012
EU 20121026October 26, 2012
PSP
EU 20121026October 26, 2012
NA 20121106November 6, 2012
JP 20121101November 1, 2012
Wii
EU 20121115November 15, 2012
UK 20121116November 16, 2012
NA 20121106November 6, 2012
JP 20121101November 1, 2012
Nintendo 3DS
JP 20121101November 1, 2012
EU November 29, 2012[3]
UK 20121130November 30, 2012
NA 20130212February 12, 2013

Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer, Online
Distribution DVD, Blu-ray, UMD, Nintendo optical disc, Nintendo game card, Digital distribution

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (also known as World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2013 in Japan and South Korea) is an association football video game, developed and published by Konami. The game was announced by Konami on April 18, 2012.[4] For the first time of the series, all 20 teams from the Brazilian national league, Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, are included in the game series.[5][6][7] The UEFA Champions League features in the game.[8] This is the last game to feature the current game engine.[9]

Release[edit]

The demo version was released on 25 July 2012, followed by the retail version on 20 September 2012 in Europe (excluding the UK where it was released on September 21, 2012),[10] and in North America on 25 September 2012.[1] Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid is featured for the front cover.[11]

The New Data Pack 4.00 was released on 7 March 2013 which includes all the January transfers.[12]

Reception[edit]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 received fairly positive reviews, receiving an aggregated score of 81% from Metacritic.[13] It also received 8.5 out of 10 from IGN for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version, as well as 8/10 from GameSpot.

The game sold 399,000 copies in Japan in 2012.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chad Goodmurphy (2012-09-10). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Gets A Release Date". Wegotthiscovered.com. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  2. ^ "ワールドサッカー ウイニングイレブン2013 PS3版【公式サイト】". Konami.jp. 2012-10-04. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  3. ^ "PES 2013 | PES 2013 out now on Nintendo 3DS in Europe | The official page for". Konami-pes2013.com. 2012-11-21. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  4. ^ "PES 2013 - Official Website of". Konami-pes2013.com. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  5. ^ "Brazilian League Confirmed, + Neymar Returns! | Winning Eleven Next-Gen Blog". Winningelevenblog.com. 2008-08-25. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  6. ^ "PES 2013 terĂĄ os 20 times da SĂŠrie A do Brasileiro < Placar". Placar.abril.com.br. 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  7. ^ Alexandre Silva Para o TechTudo (2011-05-24). "PES 2013 terá Campeonato Brasileiro e estádios do Morumbi e Vila Belmiro - Jogos". TechTudo. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  8. ^ "PES 2013 | UEFA Champions League license extended | The official page for". Konami-pes2013.com. 2012-11-21. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  9. ^ "Kei Masuda Talks PES 2013 & The Future! - Winning Eleven Next-Gen Blog". Winningelevenblog.com. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 
  10. ^ "Release dates". 
  11. ^ "ワールドサッカー ウイニングイレブン2013 PS3版【公式サイト】". Konami.jp. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  12. ^ "DATA PACK 4.0 WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE 7TH OF MARCH". konami-pes2013.com. Retrieved 2013-03-06. 
  13. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (Xbox 360)". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
  14. ^ Handrahan, Matthew (28 January 2013). "Pokemon tops 2012 software chart in Japan". GamesIndustry. Gamer Network. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 

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