Konami are hoping that this is the year that they can finally reclaim their throne from EA Sports. They’ve been away for a long time.
Still making games, of course. But Pro Evolution Soccer fell way behind FIFA after the world’s most popular sports game nipped ahead in the late noughties.
The graphics on display in PES are fantastic this year. Dare we say it, we think it might be better than FIFA. But is the gameplay? Who cares, it looks magnificent.
Check out how Real Madrid players look on FIFA and PES with the latter controversially including a post-haircut Luka Modric. Risky gamble, that.