PES 2013 Secures Dutch and French League Licences

Konami have certainly working outside the developing studio to up the authenticity for 2013. Konami has already secured a number of new licenses for the eagerly-awaited PES 2013. We have now learned that the French and Dutch leagues have been added to the collection.

These leagues join the big one – La Liga – as well as the fully licensed Champions League for PES 2013. Konami have also added German side Schalke 04 to the licensed teams.

Other licensed teams include; Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Celtic, SC Braga, AEK Athens, Galatasaray Istanbul, Shahktar Donetsk, FC Kopenhagen, Zenit St Petersburg, CSKA Moscow, RSC Anderlecht, Dinamo Kyiv and Dinamo Zagreb.

Overall, 150 licensed teams are now available in PES 2013, with 17 more licensed national squads added, including the likes of England, Italy, Germany, France and Spain.

“We are constantly looking to add more and more official elements to the PES series,” commented Shinji Hirano, President for Konami.

“With the emphasis in the new game focusing on control, freedom of play and the individual brilliance of the world’s best players, we are determined to ensure they are seen in the right kits, at the right grounds, and within match situations instantly recognisable to football fans.”

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Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced a large number of new licenses for the eagerly-awaited PES 2013, with the French and Dutch leagues now added in their entirety.

The publisher has also bolstered various licences for use within its forthcoming PES 2013 title, with the Spanish league, now joined by the fully licensed French, and Dutch competitions, while German side Schalke 04 have also been added for the first time. The news comes following KONAMI’s recent announcement that PES 2013 will feature the full 20 Brazilian League sides, while all the clubs from Italy’s highest league are also included.

KONAMI has also sourced agreements with Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Celtic, SC Braga, AEK Athens, Galatasaray Istanbul, Shahktar Donetsk, FC Kopenhagen, Zenit St Petersburg, CSKA Moscow, RSC Anderlecht, Dinamo Kyiv and Dinamo Zagreb. Overall, 150 licensed teams are now available in PES 2013, with 17 more licensed national squads added, including the likes of England, Italy, Germany, France and Spain.

“We are constantly looking to add more and more official elements to the PES series,” commented Shinji Hirano, President for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “With the emphasis in the new game focusing on control, freedom of play and the individual brilliance of the world’s best players, we are determined to ensure they are seen in the right kits, at the right grounds, and within match situations instantly recognisable to football fans.”

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