New modes, new control options, and full online functionality confirmed for 3DS PES 2012.
Konami has outlined its plans for PES 2012 3D for the Nintendo 3DS, which will be released this December, and will include full support to allow Nintendo 3DS users to play other users online.
PES 2012 3D will offer unrivalled realism, and allow users exclusive entry into its recreation of the UEFA Champions League and also allows users to experience the thrills of South America's high-intensity Copa Libertadores league. Full control is offered over the game, with every pass, through ball, tackle and shot left to the player, and accessible via either the analog stick and buttons, or via a new touch-screen control system where players use the stylus to move their players.
PES 2012 3D then focuses on the skills on show via a number of new, intelligent camera views that pan and swoop to cover the on-pitch action and show off the 3D powers of the Nintendo handheld, players are also invited to hone their skills in a number of game modes.
The eternally popular Master League option made famous by previous home format versions of PES is now a vital part of PES 2012 3D, and allows users to shape and develop a team of unknowns into a dynamic football force. Similarly, the game's new Become a Legend option takes a more personal look at the game, charging the player with the progression of one player trying to establish themselves as a world-class talent.
Other new additions include new League and Cup competitions, Free Training where the multi-layered controls elements can be practiced, and an Edit Mode wherein the players and their kits can be adapted. PES 2012 3D also boasts a strong online element following huge demands for fans of the series.
Players can now play against a friend in one-vs-one games via both wireless and Wi-Fi settings, while KONAMI has implemented a new take on the StreetPass system of data exchange. The Master League team data can be exchanged with other users, and you can play against with the exchanged team. In this case, the exchanged team is to be played by CPU.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is now available for purchase at retailers nationwide for an SRP of $59.99 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Release dates for 3DS version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 will be released this December.