eFootball PES 2022: Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, Cross-play, Demo, Download and Everything You Need To Know

eFootball is expected to be released before the end of 2021.

Pro Evolution Soccer is no more as eFootball will be taking over in a radical shift of gaming strategy from its developers.

The Japanese organisation revealed that they will be stepping away from their routes and providing a free-to-play service for players across the globe to immerse themselves into, taking a leaf out of the respective books of Fortnite, Call of Duty: Warzone and Apex Legends.

Whether this approach will pay off for football titles, remains to be seen. But it is an ambitious move for Konami to make itself a major player once more in the industry following their early success of the PES series back in the early 2000s.

So here we go then! Here is everything you need to know about eFootball PES 2022: 

Latest News

UPDATE 6th October: eFootball's Metacritic score is truly, truly abysmal!

Read more: eFootball 2022's Metacritic score is truly abysmal after horror launch

UPDATE 2nd October: eFootball is Steam's worst reviewed game in history & it's only been out two days!

Read more: eFootball 2022, formerly Pro Evolution Soccer, is the worst reviewed game in Steam history

UPDATE 28th September: We are just days away from the release of eFootball 2022 and more details are beginning to emerge online. 

Read more: eFootball 2022: Download Size Leaked Ahead Of Release

UPDATE 17th September: Konami are releasing a package to gamers that will be an alternative to the free version.

Read more: eFootball 2022 Premium Player Pack: What do you get for your money?

eFootball 2022 Premium Player Pack.

UPDATE 9th September: Gamers are eager to know whether Konami will release the game early before its autumn launch.

Read more: eFootball PES 2022: Will a demo be available?

UPDATE August 26th: The official gameplay trailer has been revealed! It has released lots of exciting new features for fans to get excited about.

Read More: eFootball PES 2022: Official Gameplay Trailer Reveals Amazing New Teasers

UPDATE August 3rd: Konami has said that the game will basically be a demo when it is first released.

Read More: eFootball: Developers discuss how game will be a demo when first released

UPDATE July 23rd: eFootball have revealed their roadmap to show fans what will be coming to the game.

Read More: eFootball: Roadmap Revealed

UPDATE July 21st: eFOOTBALL ANNOUNCED! Konami officially revealed their replacement for their infamous Pro Evolution Soccer franchise and explained the reasons why.

Read more: Konami announces free-to-play eFootball to replace Pro Evolution Soccer

Release Date

The expected release date for eFootball PES 2022 is August 2021; we are still awaiting an official confirmation for an exact date. 

Read More: eFootball: What is the release date?

eFootball Trailer

The official reveal of eFootball caught everyone off guard. Thanks to IGN, they captured Konami's first glimpse into the future of gaming.

We also now have a gameplay trailer, which showcases several new, exciting features! 


eFootball sounds appealing for many reasons, but one of those is the inclusion of cross-play where PS5 and PS4 and Xbox Series X and Xbox One players can go head to head with one another.

This was highlighted in the game's road map which you can see below.

Behold eFootball's roadmap. Konami

Match Pass

While the Match Pass was briefly discussed in the road map, we are yet to discover any further details and what items will be included.

But fear not. We will update this section, and all others in fact daily, to ensure you are up to date with everything eFootball-related. Stay tuned!

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