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PES6 X360 Bundle

Xbox 360 PES 6 BundleAvailable in UK now is the Pro Evolution Soccer 6 Xbox 360 bundle from Microsoft and Konami. This limited-edition bundle is retailing for £300, offering a Premium Xbox 360 console, a Live Headset, 30-day trial membership to Xbox Live, Component HD AV Cable with SCART adapter, Ethernet cable, and finally, a copy of Pro Evolution Soccer 6.

Microsoft Gets Exclusive Football Deal; Nintendo Announced New Mario Strikers, Battalion War Games

The Leipzig Games Convention saw a surprise announcement from Microsoft: next-gen versions of FIFA 07 and Pro Evolution Soccer 6 will be exclusive to the Xbox 360 for the following twelve months. This means that the games will be appearing on current-gen consoles, but won’t be appearing on the PS3 or Wii for a year.

Though Nintendo‘s Wii won’t be seeing any officially licensed football game in the next year, the company has announced a new version of Mario Strikers Charged, its own football franchise. The game will feature more team creation options than the original, and will also feature online multiplayer functions. Nintendo also announced Battalion Wars 2, cutely abbreviated “BWii”. A follow-up to Kuju‘s action/strategy Gamecube title, the sequel will feature online multiplayer, new units, races, environments and will feature over 20 single-player missions and over 15 multiplayer missions.

Konami at GC 2006

Konami has announced that it will be presenting the next-gen installment of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 for Xbox 360 at GC 2006 in Leipzig, Germany this year.

Opening its doors on August 23, the annual event is the “ultimate” European gaming convention, and this year it’ll be host to Konami’s presentation of next-gen soccer located in Hall 5, booth F02. The legendary game developer Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka will be presenting the new version to the audience. In addition to Pro Evo 6, visitors to the show will also be given an exclusive look at the publisher’s highlights for the next-generation. Further details will be announced soon.

Pro Evolution Soccer 6 Unveiled at E3

This year’s E3 saw the unveiling of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 on Xbox 360 and DS. Konami used the event to display the said versions of the game, which will feature massively upgraded player AI, improved physics and more.

The game, which is also headed for the PS2, PC and PSP, will also feature a refined shooting system, with new moves, tactics and more. PES6 will also see a number of new teams licensed for inclusion, with the international roster no featuring the official kits for Argentina, Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Sweden.

Other additions to the game include more balanced referees, as well as new gameplay modes, including an International Challenge mode that has the player leading their home country to victory through a series of entry and tournament rounds, while a Random mode allows the players play quick games within randomly-generated match day settings.

It is being shown at E3. No release date was mentioned.

Pro Evolution Soccer 6 Unveiling at E3

Konami sent word that the “eagerly-awaited” Pro Evolution Soccer 6 will make its appearance at E3 this year. To be showcased at the Konami stand (#800, South Hall), the game’s producer and creator Shingo “Seabass” Takatsuka will be on hand to celebrate the unveiling.

Not much is known about the title at the moment, but the announcement noted the “impressive roster of new moves, licensed clubs, and gameplay modes” among other new features.