Pro Evolution Soccer (video game)

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This article is about the 2001 video game. For the whole series, see Pro Evolution Soccer.
Pro Evolution Soccer
Pro Evolution Soccer.jpg
Developer(s) Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
Publisher(s) Konami
Composer(s) Michiru Yamane
Norikazu Miura
Series Pro Evolution Soccer
Platform(s) PlayStation, PlayStation 2
Release PlayStation 2
  • JP: March 15, 2001
  • EU: November 23, 2001
PlayStation
  • EU: February 15, 2002
Genre(s) Sports game
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Pro Evolution Soccer (also known as World Soccer: Winning Eleven 5 in Japan and North America) is the first installment of Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer football video game series that was released in 2001.

Other versions[edit]

World Soccer: Winning Eleven 5 - Final Evolution was also released in Japan after the release of Pro Evolution Soccer in Europe.[1]

Teams[edit]

National[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 93/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
CVG 9/10[3][4]
Edge 9/10[5]
Eurogamer 9/10[6]
Famitsu 34/40[7][8]
(F. Evo.) 33/40[9]
OPM (UK) 9/10[10]
Play 97%[11]
PSM3 95%[12]
BBC Sport 95%[13]
FHM 5/5 stars[14]

The PlayStation 2 version received "universal acclaim" according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[2] In Japan, Famitsu gave both the original and J.League versions a score of 34 out of 40,[7][8] and the Final Evolution version 33 out of 40, all on the same console version.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Soccer Winning Eleven 5 Final Evolution - PlayStation 2". GameSpy. 
  2. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer (ps2: 2001): Reviews". Metacritic. Archived from the original on September 13, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Scott, Dean (November 11, 2001). "PS2 Review: Pro Evolution Soccer". Computer and Video Games. Archived from the original on June 5, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ Scott, Dean (October 25, 2001). "PS2 Review: Pro Evolution Soccer". Computer and Video Games (PlayStation World). Archived from the original on July 17, 2007. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  5. ^ Edge staff (June 2001). "Winning Eleven 5 (PS2)". Edge (98). 
  6. ^ Bramwell, Tom (November 30, 2001). "Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". Eurogamer. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "プレイステーション2 - ワールドサッカーウイニングイレブン5". Famitsu. 915: 60. June 30, 2006. 
  8. ^ a b "プレイステーション2 - Jリーグ ウイニングイレブン5". Famitsu. 915: 66. June 30, 2006. 
  9. ^ a b "プレイステーション2 - ワールドサッカーウイニングイレブン5 ファイナルエヴォリューション". Famitsu. 915: 69. June 30, 2006. 
  10. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". Official UK PlayStation 2 Magazine. 2001. 
  11. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". Play UK. 2001. 
  12. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". PSM2. 2001. 
  13. ^ Gibbon, David (December 24, 2001). "Let's play: Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". BBC Sport. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)". FHM. November 25, 2001. Archived from the original on April 4, 2002. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 

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