Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2015
Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 cover art.png
German PlayStation 4 cover featuring Mario Götze.
Developer(s) PES Productions
Publisher(s) Konami
Producer(s) Kris Keith
Series Pro Evolution Soccer
Engine Fox Engine
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
Xbox 360
Xbox One
Release
  • NA: November 11, 2014
  • EU: November 13, 2014
  • JP: November 13, 2014
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (abbreviated as PES 2015 and known as World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2015 in Asia and World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2015 - Konami the Best only in Japan) is a football simulation game developed by PES Productions and published by Konami for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. It is the fourteenth edition of the Pro Evolution Soccer series. The cover of the game features Mario Götze of Bayern Munich (except for the Japanese version, whose cover art features Keisuke Honda of A.C. Milan). In this game, the slogan used was The Pitch is Ours for the first time.

Downloadable content[edit]

The game's first downloadable content pack was released on 9 November 2014, ahead of the maldita official launch of PES 2015 on 13 November. The pack adds an extra 8 European Teams (Slovan Bratislava, FK Partizan, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Ludogorets Razgrad, HJK Helsinki, Qarabağ Agdam, Legia Warsaw, Sparta Praha), Copa Sudamericana 2014 tournament, summer transfers, new player faces, latest squad lineups, and a series of latest boots from Adidas, Nike and Puma.

A second downloadable content pack was released on 15 December, adding four new teams and stadia, among other updates.[1]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS4) 83.32%[2]
(PC) 71.67%[3]
(XONE) 76.86%[4]
Metacritic (PS4) 82/100[5]
(PC) 82/100[6]
(XONE) 78/100[7]
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 9/10[8]
Game Informer 8.5/10[9]
GamesMaster 85%[10]
GameSpot 8/10[12]
GamesRadar 4.5/5 stars[11]
IGN 9/10 (English)[13]
9.3/10 (Italian)[14]
OPM (UK) 9/10[17]
OPM (AU) 8.5/10[16]
Play 88%[15]
Hardcore Gamer 4/5[18]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 received generally positive reviews from critics. IGN scored it a 9 out of 10, stating "PES 2015 embraces its PS2-era roots while offering almost everything you could want from a modern football simulation." However, they criticized the presentation, saying that it still needs some work.[13] Hardcore Gamer gave the game a 4 out of 5, saying, "After a few submissive years, Konami has put forth a game that caters to soccer fans with superb flexibility for creative expression, fluid gameplay and astoundingly intelligent AI."[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karmali, Luke (2014-12-15). "FREE PES 2015 DLC SET TO ADD FOUR TEAMS, STADIUMS AND MORE". IGN. Retrieved 2014-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for PlayStation 4 reviews". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  3. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for PC reviews". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  4. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for Xbox One reviews". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  5. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for PlayStation 4 reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  6. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for PC reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  7. ^ "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 for Xbox One reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  8. ^ http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014-11-10-pro-evolution-soccer-2015-review
  9. ^ http://www.gameinformer.com/games/pro_evolution_soccer_2015/b/playstation4/archive/2014/11/12/pro-evolution-soccer-2015-game-informer-review.aspx
  10. ^ GamesMaster, January 2015, page 72
  11. ^ http://www.gamesradar.com/pes-2015-review/
  12. ^ http://www.gamespot.com/reviews/pro-evolution-soccer-2015-review/1900-6415944/
  13. ^ a b Chris Schilling (2014-11-14). "Pro Evolution Socer 2015 review". IGN. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 
  14. ^ http://it.ign.com/pes-2015-ps4/88871/review/pes-2015-la-recensione?p=5
  15. ^ Play, issue 250, page 62
  16. ^ Playstation Official Magazine Australia, January 2013, page 80
  17. ^ Playstation Official Magazine UK, Christmas 2014, page 82
  18. ^ a b Creegan, Dermot (2014-11-26). "Review: PES 2015". Hardcore Gamer. Retrieved 2014-11-30. 

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