Konami have announced that they will be creating a new studio dedicated toits Pro Evolution Soccer series right here in footy-mad Britain.
“Konami has reaffirmed its commitment to its Pro Evolution Soccer series with a large-scale commitment that will see a dedicated European wing of the Tokyo-based PES Productions team established within Europe,” said the company.
“The new satellite office will strive to adopt and recreate local football culture that will ensure the long-running series is kept fresh and exciting," they went on. "Work is already underway to recruit key talent for the new studio, and Konami will be inviting interested parties to apply for posts at this year’s Games Developer Conference Europe (GDC Europe), which will be held in Cologne between August 13-14.”
Based in London, the studio will be focused on helping to deliver PES content for “high-end consoles and PCs.”
“These are hugely exciting times for the PES series,” stated Konami president, Shinji Hirano. “We are looking for a number of creative people who can help us elevate PES to whole new levels. As part of Konami’s commitment to ensuring PES captures the majesty of European football, we are looking for people to help capture the very essence of the beautiful game and bring it to life. We look forward to meeting interested parties at GDC Europe.”