[PRESS RELEASE] Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced details for the official UEFA Champions League eSports competition, PES LEAGUE WORLD TOUR 2018. The online qualifiers for the PES LEAGUE Online Championship 2018 Season 1 will kick off tomorrow, October 12thwhich will enable players to qualify for the “Asia Round,” which is the first of three rounds of competitions that will lead up to the final round for the PES LEAGUE WORLD TOUR 2018. The Asia Round will be hosted in Tokyo, Japan in January 2018.
The eSports competition, PES LEAGUE WORLD TOUR 2018 is a tournament that will determine the No.1 Pro Evolution Soccer – PES 2018 player in the world. Several offline events will be held, starting with the Asia Round and followed by the Americas Round, and then Europe Round which will be held in Spring 2018. Players who have achieved the highest points in the rankings will be qualified to compete at the Finals tournament which will take place in Summer 2018. This upcoming season, the tournament will also include a competition for the new CO-OP mode! Now you can take on the challenge to be the best in the world as a team, or on your own.
Taking place in Tokyo in January 2018, the Asia Round hosts 16 players that will compete against each other to collect the first Tour Points. The eight top players from last year’s PES LEAGUE will be automatically qualified for the event in Tokyo. Eight additional players will be selected based on their achievements in PES LEAGUE Online Championship 2018 Season 1, which kicks off tomorrow, October 12, 2017.
Players will be able to compete with the new CO-OP mode starting from the Americas Round, that is scheduled to be held Spring 2018. Further details regarding the competition will be announced on the official website. KONAMI will continue to engage in eSports to deliver fun and excitement to our customers.
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