PES 2019: Release date, trailers, licenses and latest news

PES 2019 has finally been revealed with a very exciting debut trailer. The legendary David Beckham is in the spotlight this year alongside returning licence of FC Barcelona and some utterly gorgeous visuals. While we’re still waiting on gameplay details, what we’ve seen thus far looks very exciting. Not only that, we have an official PES 2019 release date too, and it’s sooner than any previous year!

Trusted Reviews has compiled everything you need to know about PES 2019 including the latest news, release date, gameplay, trailers and more.

What is PES 2019?

It’s the next entry in the popular football simulation series which has grown into Konami’s flagship title in recent years. We expect it will deliver the same high-caliber quality of visuals, gameplay, and modes the franchise is renown for with a few new additions to boot.

PES 2019 trailer

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PES 2019 release date – when is it coming out?

PES 2019 will launch on August 30 in Europe for PS4, Xbox One and PC. North American players can play it two days earlier on August 28.

PES 2019 Gameplay – Features detailed

Konami’s official press release for PES 2019 has revealed plenty of new information about the game.

“PES 2019 will fulfil KONAMI’s ongoing commitment to increase the number of licenses confirming; more fully licensed leagues and stadiums, more club licensed partnerships, and a host of new Legends that will be announced in the weeks to come,” the press release reads. Following the disappointing news of PES losing the UEFA licence, hopefully this is a silver lining, providing the developer delivers on this promise.

“The game takes player individuality to the next level by introducing a variety of new skill traits that give the player a chance to create Magic Moments on the pitch,” the press release continues, “which is now the forefront of PES 2019’s superior gameplay.

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PES 2019

“Finding space in tough-to-break down opponents will take a twist as well with Visible Fatigue, which will impact performance and behaviour. New shooting mechanics will take into account improved ball physics, player and ball position, and player skills and shot styles.”

The press release confirms the game will also be playable with 4K HDR support across all supporting platforms.

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PES 2019 Editions – What’s included?

Konami has announced three unique variants of PES 2019 to launch later this year. They all come in at different prices with a varied amount of digital goodies to boot.

The David Beckham Edition will retail for £57.99 and comes with the following items:

  • PES Brazil Legend Player Loan
  • 1000 myClub coins
  • PES 2019 Theme

Also get these bonus myClub items below:

  • David Beckham 2018
  • Philippe Coutinho 10 match loan
  • Premium Agent (3 Players) x 20 weeks
  • 3 Player Contracts x 20 weeks

Next up is the Legends Edition which is a little more expensive at £64.99. Here’s what you get:

  • PES Brazil Legend Player Loan
  • 1000 myClub coins
  • PES 2019 Theme

Also get bonus myClub items below:

  • PES Legend Player
  • David Beckham 2018
  • Philippe Coutinho 10 match loan
  • Premium Agent (3 Players) x 30 weeks
  • 3 Player Contracts x 30 weeks

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