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"WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven 2014:
Aoki Samurai no Chousen" on Sale May 22

May 14, 2014

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

KONAMI Soccer Game
Keisuke Honda

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that "WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven 2014: Aoki Samurai no Chousen" (below, "Aoki Samurai"), the latest title in the highly popular Winning Eleven series (over 86.2 million copies*1 sold worldwide), is set for release on Thursday, May 22.

"Aoki Samurai" takes all of the content included in last year's installment in the series, "WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven 2014," and adds the new modes "Japan Challenge" and "J.LEAGUE"*2 to form a spectacularly diverse package that is sure to make soccer fans' dreams come true. Users will now be capable of selecting their own unique Japan national soccer team from among all the players of the 40 clubs in the J1 and J2 leagues (2014 season) as well as all Japanese players playing for foreign clubs. This is the chance for users to create their true Japanese dream team (My JAPAN) and take on the world.*1

In addition, this new title features a number of Japanese pro players (including KONAMI soccer game ambassador Keisuke Honda) who have been faithfully rendered in 3D*3 using the latest in graphics technology. Matches played out by these true-to-life players are sure to dazzle users with their unprecedented sense of realistic tension.

As soccer fever reaches its peak this year, KONAMI hopes that "Aoki Samurai" will guide more people to experience the thrills of soccer, and as a supporting company of the Japan national soccer team and J.LEAGUE top partner, we will continue to support the growth and development of the sport.

*1 As of the end of March, 2014.
*2 These modes available in PlayStationR3 and Nintendo 3DSTM versions.
*3 Data for Keisuke Honda and other players is scheduled to be released via online update (PlayStationR3 version only). Keisuke Honda's 3D model can currently be viewed in advance on the "Aoki Samurai" official website:http://www.konami.jp/we/2014/samurai/#anchor02 (Only available in Japanese)

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Play all the dazzling matches from the
Asia qualifiers to the world finals, anytime
Japan national team players have been recreated
in all their individual detail, from their expressions
to their unique kicking style
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Brazil is just one of around 80 countries' national squads featured, all with the most up-to-date data Users are free to select a unique Japan
national team lineup
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With over 400 foreign clubs available,
users can also play as Japanese players
making waves around the world
In addition to over 1000 J.LEAGUE players,
the Yamazaki Nabisco Cup and Emperor's Cup are also featured

All screenshots show the PlayStationR3 version



[Product Information]
Title WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven 2014: Aoki Samurai No Chousen
Genre Soccer
Release Date Thursday, May 22, 2014


Nintendo 3DS™
Package Ver.:7,600yen(tax excluded)
Package Ver.:2,840yen(tax excluded)
Package Ver.:4,740yen(tax excluded)
Download Ver.:7,100yen(tax excluded)
Download Ver.:2,340yen(tax excluded)
Download Ver.:4,240yen(tax excluded)
Platform PlayStation®3, PSP®(PlayStation®Portable), Nintendo 3DS™

[Winning Eleven]

Over the more than 18 years since the original release of "J.LEAGUE JIKKYOU Winning Eleven" in 1995, the Winning Eleven series has consistently delivered realistic soccer gameplay to fans of the sport. In addition to Japan, the series has gathered tremendous support from fans in soccer's home territory, Europe, as well as North America, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, and has sold over 86.2 million copies (current as of end of March 2014).

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The use of images and names of the football players in this game is under license from FIFPro Commercial Enterprises BV.
© 2014, DFB
Official Licensed Product of A.C. Milan
All other copyrights or trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used under license.
"PlayStation" and "PSP" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Nintendo 3DS is a trademark of Nintendo.
*The Japan national team players appearing in this are the starting lineup in the Belarus vs. Japan match held on October 15, 2013.
*The J.LEAGUE players appearing in the game are those officially registered in the J.LEAGUE as of February 3, 2014 and their statistics/parameters have been set based on the J.LEAGUE's official "Stats Stadium" records.
*Player images shown are rendered in-game.

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