Since launch fans of the the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise have been vocal about their views on the AI, and Konami seems to have listened. Today they announced the details for PES 2019 Data Pack 2.0 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC STEAM. Details that include AI changes.
Data Pack 2.0 will see the introduction of over 100 updated player faces within the game, as well as updates to stadiums and a new range of football boots.
The update continues KONAMI’s intention to expand its growing list of league licenses, with the full list of CFA Super League and Thai League club teams and logos being added to the roster of teams available in PES 2019.
Following the announcement of AS Monaco as a new partner club for PES 2019, Data Pack 2.0 will see the club’s Stade Louis II now available in both afternoon and night modes, meaning players can experience the 18,500-seat stadium in perfect detail both in daytime and under the floodlights. Also included will be the new eFootball.Pro Arena which will play host to upcoming eSports competitions, details will be announced shortly.
Data Pack 2.0 will also feature a range of gameplay updates, particularly focusing on improved AI performance. These include more variation in the attacking style of COM opponents and better goalkeeper AI in 1v1 situations. Other gameplay improvements will see the accuracy of chip shots adjusted, improved headers and defender positioning.
Elsewhere, player equipment has also seen an update, with three sports brands featuring their latest footwear in the game. New boots from Nike, adidas and Puma have all been added to keep player appearances as up to date as possible.
The game is currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC STEAM, with the update scheduled for October 25, 2018. If you’d like to know more about the game then we recommend checking our review.