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
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 3
PlayStation Portable
PlayStation Vita
Xbox 360
Wii
Nintendo 3DS
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (officially abbreviated as PES 2013 and 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.[citation needed] 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.[6][7][8] The UEFA Champions League features in the game.[9] This is the last game to feature the current game engine.[10]

Release[edit]

The demo version was released on 25 July 2012, followed by the retail version on 20 September 2012 in Australia, on 21 September 2012 in Europe,[11] and in North America on 25 September 2012.[1] Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid is featured for the front cover.[12] Also in Japanese Version, Japanese player Shinji Kagawa which his club is Manchester United was featured again in cover art.

The New Data Pack 4.00 was released on 7 March 2013 which includes all the January transfers.[13]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS3) 81.55%[14]
(X360) 80.43%[15]
(PC) 72.50%[16]
(Wii) 55%[17]
Metacritic (PS3) 82/100[18]
(X360) 82/100[19]
(PC) 80/100[20]
(Wii) 60/100[21]
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 9/10[22]
Game Informer 8.75/10[23]
Game Revolution 3.5/5 stars[24]
GameSpot 8/10[25]
GameTrailers 8.5/10[26]
IGN 8.5/10[27]
Joystiq 4/5 stars[28]
OXM (UK) 8/10[29]
PC Gamer (UK) 65%[30]
PSM 8/10[31]
Digital Spy 4/5 stars[32]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[33]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 was met with generally positive reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 81.55% and 82 out of 100 for the PlayStation 3 version;[14][18] 80.43% and 82 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version;[15][19] 72.50% and 80 out of 100 for the PC version;[16][20] and 55% and 60 out of 100 for the Wii version.[17][21]

The Digital Fix gave the PS3 version a score of nine out of ten, stating, "It might have taken a very long time but PES is finally good again."[34] Digital Spy gave the same version four stars out of five and said, "When the whistle blows and the action is go, PES 2013 is easily a match for FIFA, coming closer than ever to winning back its crown."[32] Neil Davey of The Guardian also gave it four stars out of five, stating: "Is this the Pro Evo to convince Fifa [sic] fans to switch? No. Is it an improvement on the last couple of years' PES incarnations? Yes. Will I be loving it and hating it and still playing it until PES 2014 comes out? Absolutely."[33] The Daily Telegraph likewise gave the X360 version four stars out of five and called it "an excellent and long-overdue return to form."[35]

The game sold 399,000 copies in Japan in 2012.[36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chad Goodmurphy (September 10, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Gets A Release Date". We Got This Covered. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Release Information for PlayStation 3". GameFAQs. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Release Information for Xbox 360". GameFAQs. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ "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 Japan. October 4, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ PES_TEAM_EU (November 29, 2012). "PES 2013 out now on Nintendo 3DS in Europe". PES 2013. Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ Bhatti, Adam (August 22, 2012). "Brazilian League Confirmed, + Neymar Returns!". Winning Eleven Blog. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ "PES 2013 terĂĄ os 20 times da SĂŠrie A do Brasileiro". Placar. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  8. ^ Alexandre Silva (August 22, 2012). "PES 2013 terá Campeonato Brasileiro e estádios do Morumbi e Vila Belmiro". TechTudo. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  9. ^ PES-Team (August 17, 2012). "UEFA Champions League license extended". PES 2013. Archived from the original on August 19, 2012. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  10. ^ Bhatti, Adam (August 22, 2012). "Kei Masuda Talks PES 2013 & The Future!". Winning Eleven Blog. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  11. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20120924142146/https://www.konami-pes2013.com/en/2012/09/dlc-and-pc-demo-information/. Archived from the original on September 24, 2012. Retrieved September 22, 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ PES_TEAM_EU (March 6, 2013). "DATA PACK 4.0 WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE 7TH OF MARCH". PES 2013. Archived from the original on July 20, 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  16. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  17. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for Wii". GameRankings. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  18. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  19. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  20. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  21. ^ a b "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 for Wii Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  22. ^ Bramwell, Tom (September 18, 2012). "PES 2013 (PS3)". Eurogamer. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  23. ^ Kato, Matthew (September 25, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (PS3, X360): Neither Promotion Nor Relegation". Game Informer. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  24. ^ Charles, Devin (October 4, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review (X360)". Game Revolution. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  25. ^ Walton, Mark (September 20, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review (PS3, X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review (X360)". GameTrailers. November 21, 2012. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  27. ^ Cowen, Nick (September 17, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review (PC, PS3, X360)". IGN. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  28. ^ Suszek, Mike. "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 review: Total control (X360)". Engadget (Joystiq). Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  29. ^ OXM staff (September 17, 2012). "Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2013". Official Xbox Magazine UK. Archived from the original on December 14, 2014. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  30. ^ McCormick, Rich (October 20, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 review". PC Gamer UK. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  31. ^ "Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2013". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 81. November 2012. 
  32. ^ a b Martin, Liam (September 17, 2012). "'PES 2013' review (PS3): A true return to form". Digital Spy. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  33. ^ a b Davey, Neil (September 20, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 0213 - review". The Guardian. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  34. ^ Luff, Kevin (October 5, 2012). "PES 2013 (PS3)". The Digital Fix. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  35. ^ Hoggins, Tom (September 19, 2012). "Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 review (X360)". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  36. ^ Handrahan, Matthew (January 28, 2013). "Pokemon tops 2012 software chart in Japan". GamesIndustry. Gamer Network. Retrieved April 21, 2013. 

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