Global sales of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise have eclipsed the 70 million barrier, Konami has confirmed.
Speaking in its latest financial report, the company stated, "Winning Eleven (known in the US and Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer) series continued to uphold strong repeat sales, with the accumulated number sold worldwide now exceeding 70 million units.”
Konami posted a 3.3 percent increase in revenue during the first quarter of its 2012 financial year.
The latest instalment in the venerable footie series, PES 2012, is scheduled for release on October 14 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PSP, Wii, 3DS, PC and Xbox 360. Other Konami games on the horizon include Silent Hill: Downpour and Neverdead.