FIFA 17 vs PES 2017 – Konami battles for supremacy with MAJOR new deal

KONAMI signs a partnership deal with the world’s biggest club in what will undoubtedly be a blow to FIFA 17

PES 2017 developer Konami has released more images of the advanced facial scanning techniques used for the upcoming football game.

FC Barcelona stars like Lionel Messi and Neymar can be seen in the impressive comparison shots showing the transformation from 3D photo scans to in-game models.

Pro Evolution Soccer is taking the fight to FIFA 17 thanks to a new partnership between FC Barcelona and Konami.

PES 2017 will have extensive access to the FC Barcelona stars, which includes the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.

Likewise Barcelona legends and historical kits will be available within the game and through PES 2017’s myClub mode on Xbox One and PS4.

The Barcelona players have been captured using advanced facial scanning techniques, which can be seen in the screenshot gallery above.

The three year deal between Pro Evolution Soccer and FC Barcelona also gives Konami the exclusive rights to the world famous Camp Nou stadium.

Here’s what the partnership between FC Barcelona and PES 2017 means for fans:

  • Exclusive rights to recreate FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium.
  • The club’s famed offensive, playing style will be fully implemented, as will the club anthem ‘Himno’.
  • In-game versions of FC Barcelona’s historical kits.
  • Special promotions in myClub mode that will allow you to add FC Barcelona stars such as Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suarez to your squads.
  • FC Barcelona Legends available in myClub.

The PES series is famed for its realism and control, so the fit between such a skilled team and a game that celebrates such ability is perfect.

Its arch-rival FIFA 17, meanwhile, is trying to improve the physical side of the game, having just picked a new cover star.

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