PES 2019, the next instalment in Konami’s annual Pro Evolution Soccer football-sim franchise, is getting a demo this week that will give most fans their first chance to try their hands at what EA Sports FIFA’s biggest competitor has been up to. It will come with a total of 12 teams, all licensed unlike the full game where most teams from the big leagues continue to be the opposite.
From release date to the list of teams, here’s everything you need to know about PES 2019 demo.
The demo for PES 2019 will be available Wednesday, August 8 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. There’s no demo for PS3 and Xbox 360 players as PES 2019 is set to be the first entry since PES 6 in 2006 to not release on either of those legacy consoles.
The download size for PES 2019 demo varies by platform. On the PS4, it comes in at 3.759GB while it's slightly more at 4.43GB on the Xbox One. Steam hasn't revealed the download size for PES 2019 demo on PC yet.
Konami skipped PC last year for PES 2018 demo, but that’s not the case for PES 2019 demo. If you’re one of those celebrating, here’s what you’ll need to run the game smoothly.
PES 2019 demo minimum PC requirements
PES 2019 demo recommended PC requirements
Common specifications include Windows 7 SP1/8.1/10 64bit and DirectX v11.0.
PES 2019 demo teams
The 12 teams in PES 2019 demo are spread across seven domestic leagues and the international circuit. Here’s the full list:
PES 2019 demo modes
Eschewing last year’s strategy of having a separate online beta prior to a demo release, Konami is clubbing the two for PES 2019 demo. That results in three game modes: Exhibition Match, Co-op Mode, and Online Quick Match.
Exhibition is single-player versus AI, Online Quick Match is multiplayer against other demo players, and though Konami hasn’t provided any details, it’s possible Co-op Mode will allow for both local and online play.
PES 2019 demo stadiums
Only two stadiums will be available for matches in PES 2019 demo: Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona; and Veltins-Arena aka Arena AufSchalke, the home of FC Schalke 04.
PES 2019 price
If you’re interested in pre-ordering the game, PES 2019 will cost Rs. 3,999 on disc for PS4 and Xbox One. The digital edition for PS4 costs the same (Rs. 3,999) but it’s cheaper on the Xbox One and Steam for PC at Rs. 3,390.
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