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Pro Evo Soccer 2012 sells a million, drop kicks price down to $29.99


EA may be dominating the soccer sim scene right now, but Konami's long-running Pro Evolution Soccer series has still managed to find success on the pitch. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 has sold one million copies since launching in September 2011, Konami announced today.

Konami says it'll launch new discounted versions of the game at retail for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, but hasn't told us just how much cheaper they'll be. Update: Konami says the reissue will be $29.99.

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Fans offered re-released Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 at a new price, beginning April 10

In celebration of one million units sold throughout Latin America, Konami Digital Entertainment has announced it's re-releasing its hit game, Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 on April 10th at lower prices for a number of formats. The game, originally released in September 2011, has been praised for its realism and key advances, and its low price will make it a key signing for soccer fans. The lower price gives new fans the opportunity to pick up the controller and play against friends in what is regarded as the most authentic soccer game in the market.

PES 2012 will be re-released for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC-DVD at a new discounted price point.

Key advances include stunning visuals and lighting effects, better referee AI, and a wealth of new elements that extend the game's range. Football Life mode showcases the different career paths in the sport, and allows users to experience a career as a player, manager or owner. Football Life is an umbrella title spanning the popular Master League and Become A Legend modes, both of which have been enhanced for the new game. Also included is the all-new Club Boss mode, where you steer a club fiscally. The hugely popular Training Challenges have also returned, allowing users to refine their set-piece skills and to get to grips with the possibilities afforded by the new Teammate Control system, while the stunning myPES option allows users to sync the game with Facebook and create statistics and leagues for friends and family.

The re-release comes as the soccer season enters its most exciting period, with PES 2012 allowing users to recreate the final stages of the UEFA Champions League™ competition within the game's exclusive mode. In addition, PES 2012 is exclusively home to the Copa Santader Libertadores league license, giving fans in South America a chance to play with their favorite league teams.

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