Football fans can now warm up the controller because we already have the release date of the new eFootball, the game as a service of Konami that replaces the PES saga. In addition to this news, the video game has presented the name of its first season: say hello to eFootball 2022. The game will be completely free and will feature DLCs in the future.
Konami has announced that eFootball is coming to consoles and PC next September 30th, so we can enjoy new generation football this month. The game is being created with Unreal Engine and promises many new features, although at launch the content will be very short, to the point that it will be basically a demo.
The producer of the saga, Seitaro Kemura, has shown his enthusiasm and has dedicated a few words in a release: “With ‘eFootball’ as our platform name, ‘eFootball 2022’ is the official name of our first season of content. updates of new features […] will be frequent in the coming months and will always be free“.
And yes, as explained by Kimura, everything that has to do with the operation of the video game will be added at no additional cost, but the extra content will be different. For example, we already learned that the Master League mode will arrive as a paid DLC. “Future content updates and game modes will be offered both free and premium options“, has assured Kimura.
Something also to keep in mind is that the game will count with cross game with all platforms in a future update, so on PC we can enjoy eFootball with any friend who plays on consoles or mobiles. Konami has also indicated that it will introduce different types of new shots, with which we can try to beat the rival.
EFotball’s First Big Update, This Fall
In addition to the release date, eFootball already has anticipated the first major free update, which It will arrive in autumn, on a date yet to be specified. According to Konami, it will include “Creative teams” (We will be able to select the base team from more than 600 licensed clubs), new game modes, new types of players and more content.