Amidst all the hoopla around thesuccess of previous console version, Konami has launched Pro Evolution Soccer running on the same engine as its console version, and it is being dubbed as a response to last year’s failed FIFA mobile. The game is available on Play store and Apple store for free.
The first look of the game impresses instantly as the Graphics are well orchestrated and crisp, controls seem quite comfortable with standard and advanced modes. The feature that stands out is that you can play it along with friends via Bluetooth Connect. While playing the game, using a set of swipes and taps onecan shoot long and short distance passes which are quite realistic in nature compared to other games in the segment.
The commentary and soundtrack of the game are enjoyable and runs smoothly. In the gameplay, one thing which was irritating wasEnergy Bar fills. They were slow, andit becomes frustrating after a point. Also, it resulted in a limited number of matches one could try out in a single-go.
While signing a new player can get a little tricky, it all boils down to a lucky draw sort of thing. Though the game is somewhat challenging, it can become easy and boring after a while as there is no way you can change the difficulty level. You also can not sign real teams or clubs which was a big disappointment.
In a related development, speculations are rife that PES 2018 is in the works, but until then, this game can surely act as a filler.