Liverpool FC has been announced as an Official Partner of the PES series, meaning players of PES 2017 and beyond can look forward to a fully licensed and faithful reproduction of the Liverpool F.C. Squad, Konami has announced.
"Konami is committed to working with the very best in modern football, and Liverpool F.C. is the perfect partner," commented Jonas Lygaard, senior director of Brand and Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. "With its rich history, huge fan base and dynamic style of play implemented by manager Jürgen Klopp, and huge fan base, we look forward to working together to ensure that this fantastic club is perfectly reproduced in PES 2017 and all other future PES titles across home and mobile formats.
"We will get unrivalled access to work with Liverpool F.C. to ensure their players are brought to life in our products, and will also work together in future promotional partnerships as well."
All Liverpool FC kits will be replicated within the game, while the famous Anfield stadium also promises to be authentically reproduced and made available to PES 2017 users within a forthcoming free update. The update will also see the introduction of all the players, the team's Gegenpressing playing style, and Liverpool's 'You'll Never Walk Alone' anthem.
PES 2017 will be released on September 15.