KONAMI announced new details for its eagerly awaited version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 on the Nintendo 3DS handheld system. Designed specifically for the 3D-enabled unit, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 for 3DS offers an immersive take on the soccer genre by mixing the PES series’ acclaimed level of control and realism with the added dimensions of the 3DS.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 on 3DS utilizes the cutting-edge technology the new system affords as the game puts you at the heart of every pass, through-ball, and shot. An active ‘Player’ camera centers on the user’s every movement, dynamically following the action. This makes for an intense recreation of being a key part of a successful soccer team. Realism is literally taken to another level thanks to the game’s incredible use of depth and distance perception. The camera views on the 3DS allow the user to visually ascertain how far away other teammates are thus enabling more instinctive long passes and dynamic movement.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 for 3DS uses the UEFA Champions League option by allowing users to partake in the game’s greatest club competition, while the legendary Master League invites players to build a team from scratch and help them dominate both at the club, and on a global levels. Players can select one of 60 National and 170 club sides and lead them to glory within a range of challenging tournaments and leagues. The game’s stunning AI also ensures that players not only look identical to their real-life counterparts, but move and react like them too.
The series’ first 3D venture also utilizes the advanced technology in ‘Street Pass’ Mode, where Master League team data will be compared with another player when the handheld senses another 3DS user. A winner is determined once the data is compared. Reaching specific targets will also unlock new players and teams for use in the main game. With one-on-one wireless capabilities and play-by-play commentary, gamers along with, friends and family can all fully enjoy this groundbreaking soccer game in 3D.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 is rated E for everyone and is currently available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and PSP, PlayStation 2 and PC, and will be available on Nintendo 3DS in Spring 2011.