Konami Announce Pro Evolution Soccer Wii

It is hardly a shocking announcement but Konami, at the Games Convention in Leipzig, has taken the opportunity to officially reveal the existence of the much rumoured Pro Evolution Soccer Wii. Konami boast that the Wii release will be an all-new version of the game, which will make use of the Wiimote and Nunchuck to offer gamers a radical change to how the beautiful games is played. However, the game will not come out at the same time as other versions, and is instead set for a release in early 2008 in Europe.

We are extremely keen to introduce PES to as wide a selection of football fans as possible, and the Wii and its unique abilities are a perfect fit,” said Jon Murphy, Pro Evolution Soccer Team Leader for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “The potential for PES on the format is enormous, and we look forward to a very exciting start to 2008.