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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

Konami Digital Entertainment
Sep 12, 2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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PC Gamer
78 / 100
9.2 / 10
Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
4 / 5
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
8 / 10
8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

A timely overhaul that should take a great game to new heights - though it's not quite on peak form this year.

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The definitive PES on PC, if you can get a game online.

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Whether playing online or off, there's a huge amount to do here and a huge amount to love about it. Put the effort in and you're repaid with a genuine sense of satisfaction and a feeling of real accomplishment. Once again, PES has set an incredibly high level of quality for other sports games to try and match.

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Metro GameCentral

9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

At times it seems indistinguishable from last year's game, but the slower play speed and improved controls work well and make this the best PES yet.

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Despite minor complaints, PES 2018 is undoubtedly top-of-the-table where it counts: the pitch. This is PES back on form.

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The new gameplay changes and additions mean PES continues to be a great experience. The Master League, however, needs to take a similar step forward

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The most satisfying football game ever, wrapped in a frustratingly ugly shell.

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PES 2018 is a great football game that delivers a fun experience across its various modes. The actual in match gameplay can be sublime and its hardly ever boring thanks to the lack of stoppages. Konami has created a real contender for this year's footballing crown, but issues like the simple nature of the commentary, and AI being a little silly at times hold it back from being proclaimed champion just yet. However, if you love your football then PES 18 is well worth picking up.

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