Konami has shared the first stage of its eFootball roadmap, confirming Cross-Platform matchmaking and Online Leagues will be arriving for the free-to-play footie title before the end of 2021.
eFootball is the next entry in the series previously known as Pro Evolution Soccer, and is scheduled for release in Fall 2021 for PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One. Konami will be supporting the digital-only title with a robust post-launch content lineup, as detailed below.
- All-new gameplay experience, powered by Unreal® Engine
- Cross-generation matchmaking (i.e. PlayStation®5 vs. PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S vs. Xbox One)
- Local Matches featuring FC Barcelona, Juventus, FC Bayern, Manchester United and more
- Cross-platform matchmaking between consoles and PC (i.e. PlayStation®5 vs. Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®5 vs. PC Steam®, etc.)
- Team Building Mode (Name TBC) opened – build your own team by acquiring players
- Online Leagues (Name TBC) opened – take your original team and compete in a global, competitive league
- Match Pass system – earn items and players by playing eFootball™
- Mobile controller support added
- Full cross-platform matchmaking across all available platforms including mobile when using a compatible controller
- Professional and amateur esports tournaments kick-off
Konami has promised that more details on eFootball will be revealed in late August, so stay tuned to PSU.com for more info.