After it was announced two weeks ago that AS Roma would not be featured in the upcoming edition of FIFA 21, the Italian club announced that they have entered into an exclusive partnership with Konami for “eFootball PES 2021”.
The AS Roma team name, crest and official kits will be fully exclusive to the eFootball PES series, making eFootball PES 2021 Season Update the only console football video game to feature the Giallorossi when it launches on September 15th.
“We are delighted to welcome Konami, a world-leading company in the design and development of video games and esports, to our family,” said Giorgio Brambilla, Commercial Director at AS Roma to the club’s official website.
“Thanks to this agreement we will be able to implement the volume of interactive experiences and the involvement of the new innovations of the Giallorossi fans all over the world”.
“We are already working hard with the new partner to set the activities for the coming months and to support the launch of PES 2021 with various activations”.
“Within the club, we are sure that Konami will be the perfect strategic partner for the development of the activities that will involve the AS Roma Esports team, which is increasingly aimed at a public who loves football videogames”.