According to the latest financial results and forecasts from Konami they are only releasing a single global title for consoles this year and it isn’t Pro Evolution Soccer.
I hope so. All the series does all the time is get people's hopes up, and then destroy them.
There are a bunch of sites out there claiming a release date of October but why would Konami leave it out of their financials entirely?
PES2015 kicks any FIFA game to date. the next gen 2015 i'm talking about.. i had both FIFA15 and PES2015 on PS4 and FIFA really is a super flawed game with no simulation feel in it. if true then this is sad news for long time PES fans, especially after an excellent PES2015 and FIFA losing quality since 13.
I hope this is not true, PES15 is the best football game ever created... and I can't play Fifa anymore without getting annoyed by it.
@Abzdiine I play FIFA everyday and I love it. Can you give me an idea what's so much better about PES? I'm asking honestly because I love Football and if I'm not playing the right game I need to know.
@ThePope Im not into football games myself but it seems almost universal that people agree PES is the better game.Though as to if your playing the wrong one are not it appears you might not be as there might not be another PES game.
@ThePope The first thing I tell people on this topic is that in PES every single player plays different and most importantly, like he plays in real life. You know exactly what you can do with them if you know their strengths and playstyle in real life. In FIFA this distinction is not so apparent which makes different matches feel similar. The next big pro for PES are the advanced controls, it's just a better "game" in terms of learning curve and flow once you get the hang of it. Also I have to mention the referees, FIFA has different "moods" of referees that make a lot of mistakes... while PES has only one kind of referee who is right pretty much 95% of the time. I could name a few more things but honestly, just try out the demo and see for yourself.
Except the last title they actually recovered a bit and did good . It was actually doing a lot to regain people's faith in the title . Except with as usual an average or even poor online . So yeah short of removing themselves completely from console gaming , that is stupid
PES 2015 was a really good game. I've owned both PES & Fifa for the past few years and I appreciate the differences within each. It would be a sad day to see PES canceled. It existing pushes EA to have to try with Fifa, which is one of the reasons why Fifa remains consistently good. * Imagine how much better Madden could be if it had a real competitor.
No soccer game will fulfil our wildest dream, PES15 was the best so far and obviously has it flwflaws but 1000 times better than the old ones or it competition. PES is a franchise that generates a lot of money to konami with millions of sale warranty every year it's their best IP and is confirmed to have more license this year and etc no way is cancelled. Keep dreaming fifa fanboys haha the king PES is a iP that will continue forever because is profitable, it was just last year that they open a new studio in UK to help the japon studio to complete and make the game better. And this month they just started or finish recording new commentators for the game.
What I really don't get is what the hell happened. I mean PES2015 is an amazing game and finally brought the series back to its glory days, so why would you kill the ip now is beyond me Mgs Pes castlevania silent Hill Why are you doing this konami? Just why And to those saying MS can buy them, from what I have read only a Japanese company would be able to buy another Japanese company. No American company can buy an Japanese company I read this when all the fuss was going around about Capcom I for one just don't get konami. But I am very glad that Kojima is a free man now Also Kojima was the vice president of konami if I am not wrong. Konami put your IP'S on sale Don't you better not screw this up Mgs silent Hill You must buy Don't disappoint me like you did when you didn't buy the darksideers ip and give the reigns to Sony Santa Monica Screw you konami
Sales were not great. Simple answer. It only did like 25K in Japan. Or something stupid. They probably should have put it on the wii u. It needed the game and instead they put it on the PS4, which at the time had a very low install base in Japan, of whom most had bought the system for games like Metal gear. Soccer games are casual and family games market.
So much for that PES Dispenser.
Sounds like Konami really wants to leave the gaming industry.
i wonder what the reaction will be if at e3 it's announced microsoft bought konami
I will blow my brains out, every team that MS touches becomes utter SHIT. And besides, like as already been said Konami makes more money from casinos and other non gaming related business so there is literally 0 chance for that to happen.
What if Sony buys Kojima productions and puts Hideo at the head of it? And then they announce Silent Hills as an exclusive to the system? Anyone can try to predict the future.
I would shrug my shoulders. No Kojima, no Silent Hills, Castlevania has went of the rails, as well as Silent Hill... With that said.... I would shrug.
or better yet, nintendo goes for it. we all know this site favors sony fans so of course that is where they want them to stay. i only mention the other two because we know it would cause a serious meltdown. microsoft could use konami to catapult its existence in japan but that country is dead set against the xbox brand from day one so i don't see it being a prosperous adventure there but konami's ip's still hold weight around the world. konami could offload its gaming assets to someone else if they are no longer interested in console gaming.
@moldybread your spot on. I don't see Sony, Nintendo or Microsoft buying them but seeing what Microsoft are doing under Phil and that they want to expand the Xbox brand to more than the UK and US it would be a good move by them. If you remember Microsoft also pushed PES last gen. I don't see it happening though.
"we all know this site favors sony fans so of course that is where they want them to stay. " LOL Your so funny. Take off the tin foil hat. This site doesnt favor Sony fans nor is it run by them. Its called News for Gamers for a reason.
The only two titles of theirs I care about are dead, so I'd call that a non-story.
@master People seem to take the fact that the PS is way more pop. as a sign of being run by said fans. Never once do they consider the fanbase is at least 2:1 when buying a console why wouldn't the community reflect that? It's as if these poor fans of other consoles have it so rough and that they really have the same amount of fans and are being smothered or covered up. It's hilarious Sony is basically owning the market and thus the community is the same. It's not some great injustice to other system fans.
lol, Konami isn't really worth much, consider with all the ace developers gone, it really means nothing. I'm not sure MS wants to pay operating cost to a teams who make games that don't even sell in japan on their system. Its like what I stated about Sony buying Capcom, it can go both ways, though Sony is funding several capcom games, Capcom also has LOTS of its old devs gone, not sure they would want to buy an IP without those main team members, consider those game sales are only great across 3 or even 4 systems. Putting them on 2 systems limits sooooo much money and their worth. RE, Monster Hunter and Street Fighter is all Capcom's worth right now. Konami even LESS! I predict Sega might buy some of Konami's IPs or even have Kojima as they've bought teams many times before, have stayed true to japanese design with many of ex-capcom developers etc. They've left many games up to its creators so I feel Sega would be willing to buy some of those ips. ie I don't see Konami JUST LIKE THQ just selling their ips to just 1 team, mark my words, Konami will sell its ips to many of the highest bidders, Sega will buy some of em. As Sega bought Relic when THQ was going under, also bought Atlus.
@ _-EDMIX-_ If Konami were to sell this IP, I don't think there would be a more opportune time for 2K Sports to step in and further strengthen the competition PES was giving to FIFA.
I never really hear anyone mention PES, i haven't played one for years. If i get a Football game i go with FIFA.
Thats because you dont live in Italy, Asia or South America.
Yeah the Italian PES community is huge- I've played a lot of great players from there!
Fifa is better in the last 4 or so years but when PES was first introduced it was the far better football game. I mean in Fifa 2000-12 or so you couldnt even score outside of the box.. that is not realistic at all. I watch football and there is a lot of bomb shots from crazy distances and PES always had the better mechanic's where they lagged behind Fifa was animations but the gameplay in PES always felt much better. Fifa 2012 and after is when Fifa got back to being the king of football. Now in 2015 you can score all kinds of goals. PES 2015 and Fifa 2015 are both amazing and as a football fan it was good to see that. I will be sad if PES dies out now, Fifa can start becoming like Madden and do whatever they want because there is no where else for us to turn.
I was the same until I bought Fifa 15,what a pile of shite,scripted play,uneven unbalanced multiplayer that requires no skill the matches are almost pre determined,straight garbage I traded it for PES 15 on PS4 which actually requires skill and a passing game,PES 15 destroys Fifa 15 no joke
Not sure about it being cancelled. Community Manager answered me on Twitter. He laughed about the thought of it being cancelled. https://twitter.com/Adam_Bh...
Not much of a response....
Some times a little says a lot?
what is that then? a question? he was laughing at the question... i usually answer moron questions by just laughing..
Its a face with tears of joy if you hover over the smiley. Maybe hes happy he can work elsewhere? @error13 below I tried agreeing with that post 20 times.
I think Konami has cancelled itself from the video game industry.
take 2 should by the PES ftanchise and should let 2k produce the game.
I don't think so, I saw the ad in Real Madrid vs juventus game match last week so why they would paying on ads if they thinking of canceling it.
Yeah it really makes no sense.. but why aren't they considering it as part of their financial future? Have they sold it off?
wasn't there rumors of the first news of PES 2016 being revealed during the UEFA Champions League too? Maybe game is delayed, but not cancelled.
I still play last years almost every day. It's the best football game since PES 6, and if they cancel it and I'm forced to play Fifa I'll be absolutely devastated. My only worry is, by this point, we generally have it announced/screen shots....
Konami must not cancel PES. It is best football game. But they also shouldn't make it a yearly franchise. PES 15 is the best foundation of a GREAT next game and they should take time to make PES 16 the great football game.
If you remember they have not show the few last game until e3 and all in private just for the mags and gaming news industry without allow information to go out other than whatever they agree to be shown. . until after they decide to show more abd release a demo.. it's been like this for the last few year's. . Specially this last year now that the game come out months after the seasons stars.
Nintendo and Konami, working exclusively with one another...I can hope.
Next headline: "MGSV Canceled, Konami: game had too much Hideo Kojima in it"
EA is dancing in their offices at this news chanting "FIFA, FIFA, FIFA"
One thing is for certain, nobody would be surprised with Konami's recent business decisions.
Unlikely. Winning Elven Blog just published this a few days ago http://winningelevenblog.co... Konami talking about new license for the upcoming game. Plus over on PES Gaming (largest PES fan site of which I'm a member of) no one has even mentioned this.
If true, then either Capcom or SquaireEnix will make a new football game so there will be always a rival for everything
do we really have to keep speculating here about konami. its obvious by now they are leaving gaming behind to focus on their gambling machines and resort/spa businesses that already make more money than the gaming side of their business........ face it people Konami is DEAD!!!! they are finishing up current projects and after that its done forever for their gaming business as far as AAA games go, i could see them trying to cash in on the greedy mobile app market but thats not gaming
NOOOOOOO Fifa 15 was god awful to the point I'd play Fifa 11 on Ps3 over it. I played Pes2015 a lot and liked it. If this is true then I guess no more football game for me.
Hopefully it's a separate story. AKA PES is still a go, just not with Konami anymore. Now if we can just get their other franchises into better hands....
just sell the ip to someone really care
If they do, then it's better off, honestly.
If so, Konami really has a penchant for holding loaded guns to their feet. Not many piggies left to go to market.
Pes is not going away !
I hope not. With PES 2015 they were finally going in the right direction
Konami has sh1t the bed. They are done.
Does Konami even make games anymore?? The answer is no they do not
Just give me MGSV then go to hell konami.
Konami is slowly but surely losing all their fans. Oh, how the mighty have fallen...
yeah, after all why not??
Probably for the best. Who in their right mind prefers pes over fifa anyway lol?
Doesn't matter. I'm tired of Konami. Actually there has not been one game to me from any developer that justifies buying these so called next gen systems. Every game so far has been a remake or ultimate edition or some form of crap. Nothing new to look forward to. And I'm not talking about indie games. If I wanted to play indie games I would not need any of these 400 dollar next gen systems. I could use my cell. sorry I kinda went off on a rant but this gen total sucks I should of just kept my 360. Man biggest disappointment of new consoles ever And we still have a possible 7 years of listening about 1080p and 60fps that these next gen systems can barely do. Anyways I'm done.
Be great if Konami just packs it's bags and leave us all.
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