The series' creator, Shingo Takatsuka, recently spoke with PSM3 magazine, explaining that the situation is "so far from what we wanted. In fact, we thought about delaying it but different factors meant we had to [release it]".
"As a developer, we've worked the same way since the days of the SNES. We're simply not set up for multi-platform development," he continued.
Seabass goes on to noted that "PES 2009 is in development, but after hearing the criticism, we'll be taking it back to the drawing board. It might not be next year, but it will be soon."