PES 2018 is just a few months away from launch and fans are eager to get their hand on the game. With every iteration, the devs have improved the game and PES 2018 will definitely improve the overall experience of the game. Now, Konami has revealed the PES 2018 cover star.
Konami has officially confirmed that Luis Suarez is the cover star for the upcoming PES 2018. Suarez said that he is honored to be the PES 2018 cover star and praised the franchise for improving with every new iteration every year.
“I’m a big fan of PES, so it’s a real honour for me to be on this year’s cover. Every year this game gets better and better and the work put into making PES 2018 really shows. I can’t believe how real, and lifelike I look in this year’s game. It’s simply amazing.”
On the other hand, Cristiano Ronaldo is the cover star for the upcoming FIFA 18 which will be directly competing with PES 2018.
Furthermore, a report has emerged on the internet suggesting that a popular player as a cover star can boost the sales for the title up to 10%. The report comes from Joost van Dreunen, CEO of market researcher SuperData.
Depending on the popularity of a player, a famous athlete can help improve sales by about 10 percent. Suffice to say that signing an athlete is critical, especially because the audience for sports games tends to be more-or-less stable.
PES 2018 is a soccer simulation game in development at Konami and is scheduled to launch on Spetember 12, 2017 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStaiton 4.