Video game publisher and developer Konami has announced that it is re-launching its football simulation Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 on the PlayStation 3 from Sony, the Xbox 360 from Microsoft and the Windows using PCs with a lower price point in order to celebrate its solid performance in Latin America.
has managed to sell one million copies throughout Latin America, the best performance on the market of any titles in the series, and Konami is making it easier for any football fan to get the game for their preferred platform.
The publisher has timed the re-release to coincide with the final phases of the European based Champions League, which can be relived in PES 2012 using a dedicate mode that has all the licenses for players, teams and stadiums.
The game also bears the exclusive license for the South American based Copa Santander Libertadores, giving fans of the biggest teams on that continent a chance to lead their favorites to victory in the competition.
When the re-release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 has been announced Konami chose to emphasize the new Football Life concept, stating, “Football Life is an umbrella title spanning the popular Master League and Become A Legend modes, both of which have been enhanced for the new game. Also included is the all-new Club Boss mode, where you steer a club fiscally. The hugely popular Training Challenges have also returned, allowing users to refine their set-piece skills and to get to grips with the possibilities afforded by the new Teammate Control system, while the stunning myPES option allows users to sync the game with Facebook and create statistics and leagues for friends and family.”
The 2012 edition of Pro Evolution Soccer was overshadowed by its main rival, FIFA 2012, which has managed to impress with its new physics engine and is set to get a Euro 2012
themed update during this month.