The actual Euro 2020 is postponed until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but UEFA and its partner game developers offers football fans a PS4, Xbox One and PC version of the tournament as part of PES 2020. As previously announced by the developer, eFootball PES 2020’s free UEFA Euro 2020 DLC is now available to download few weeks after the tournament.
In April, Konami Digital Entertainment B.V., the official EURO video game licensing partner, has announced that the update forUEFA EURO 2020 downloadable content (DLC) for eFootballPro Evolution Soccer (PES 2020), due on April 30 due to the “state of emergency declared in Japan”, has been pushed back until the end of the eEURO 2020 tournament.
This week, eFootball PES announced via Twitter that “Data Pack 7.0, including the planned EURO 2020 DLC and Wembley Stadium, is now available to download in #eFootballPES2020across all platforms”. The add-on is downloadable for free as long as the player already has PES 2020. The DLC includes all 55 UEFA teams, rosters, and uniforms, an official UEFA Euro 2020 tournament mode, and more.
Alongside the official tournament mode is a “faithful and highly realistic recreations of Wembley Stadium and Saint Petersburg Stadium”. However, a planned boxed edition of PES 2020 featuring new Euro 2020 specific artwork has been cancelled.The Data Pack 7.0, additionally, ushers in seven “new Iconic Moment Series Legends” which you can access via the game’s MyClub feature.
The list of upgraded MyClub legends, all of whom receive boosted stats inspired by a famous match or moment, is made up of Dennis Bergkamp, Emmanuel Petit, Robert Pires, IkerCasillas, Guti, Roberto Carlos, and Fernando Morientes. Elsewhere, fans can now use the official UEFA Euro 2020 Group Stage match ball, but only after downloading the update.
In the official PES 2020 Data Pack 7.0 patch notes, Konami mentions that it’s also fixed a couple of MyClub bugs. “An issue that caused the incorrect Team Strength values to be displayed in the Squad List for all teams that include players from the Iconic Moment Series. This issue was triggered by using a Matchdayteam that differs from your Base Tea,” the notes reads.
Last month, the first national team eFootball tournamentpowered by Konami and in partnership with UEFA has concluded. Italy were crowned the champions of UEFA eEURO2020, beating Serbia in the final to clinch the inaugural eEuropean Championship. This tournament was played by professional Esports gamers, between two and four gamers, that represent their national team.
Italy bagged $40,000 out of a pool of $100,000, while the remaining amount from the prize pool will be split between the quarter-finalists. The UEFA eEURO 2020 was played exclusively on Konami’s efootball PES 2020 on Playstation 4. The real-life Euro 2020 will now take place next summer, from 11 June to 11 July 2021.