PES 2013: Patch 1.03 Drops with Changes Made to 2v2 Mode

Brian Mazique@@UniqueMaziqueCorrespondent IIIDecember 14, 2012

Image from PES 2013
Image from PES 2013

Konami's football title released the details of an important update called patch 1.03. The biggest focus in this update slated for Dec. 20 is an enhancement to the two vs. two mode. The change will positively impact the game on all formats.

PES 2013 guru Jon Murphy talked about the major attention the game received in 1.03. He said:

The key advance, is a full extension of the 2v2 mode, which was highest on the fans’ wish list. Although it was there before, it wasn’t really what the fans expected so we have used this new update to make some key changes.

The mode is relatively unique to the genre, so polishing it up only makes sense. The two vs. two wasn't the only aspect of the game that got a boost. There were presentation details that were augmented.

Without some of the key licenses in the sport, it is important that PES nail their presentation, and these changes help in that effort.

Murphy explains:

The overall balance of the game has also been addressed, and we’ve also taken the opportunity to make a few aesthetic improvements here and there, with the movement of players now enhanced and a number of new goal celebrations added. We’ve also rectified a couple of small issues with MLO and some of the Online Modes in line with requests from the fan base.

There were also changes to things like kits and new goal celebrations added to the presentation. Murphy indicated that the team wasn't done improving the game post-release. This was a focus primarily because of fan feedback, but there are still other areas that need some attention.

Even though FIFA 13 is the predominant football game for any console or PC gaming, PES still has its share of fans. It's great to see continued support for the title. It is even better to see a patch that targets an area of the game the community has been inquiring about.

Click here to see the full interview on the game's official website.


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