Konami has confirmed that Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 will be released on August 28 in the United States and August 30 in Europe this year, while it also posted a teaser trailer that features David Beckham.
Konami's official website revealed when gamers can purchase the latest PES title. The following clip featuring Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho and the former Manchester United man also appeared on YouTube:
Konami has confirmed that a "Legend Edition" and a "David Beckham Edition" of the game will be available to purchase, as well as a standard package.
On Twitter, the game's official account provided more information about the new features in the 2018-19 season:
Pro Evolution Soccer @officialpes
Another requested feature. Quick substitutions will be available when the ball goes out of play. A simple button press will give you recommended changes based on stamina and position. No need to interupt the gameplay during a tense match! #PES2019 https://t.co/Ensv4hKAUL https://t.co/Q3T4ZrxxZt
The Inter Milan Twitter account also posted a snap of the game that appears to include the San Siro as one of its authentic stadiums:
Konami's Asim Tanvir shared the following snap of Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium as featured on the game:
In addition to these two iconic venues, PES 2019 will once again include Liverpool's Anfield and Borussia Dortmund's Westfalenstadion home.
The graphics are backed by 4K HDR, meaning "more clarity and a realistic range of colours."
Konami's Adam Bhatti shared his excitement at the game on Twitter:
PES 2019 will also have "authentic leagues" that are set to be "revealed soon."
In a "My Real Season" game mode it's also noted the International Champions Cup, a pre-season tournament, will be included, as well as a revamped transfer negotiation strategy. It's noted that gamers can include "re-sell" and "clean sheet" stipulations into player contracts.
Konami added that there will be 11 new skill moves for players to use, while each individual footballer on the game will be refined to ensure they're unique.