Pro Evolution Soccer: New Studio to be Based in UK

According to an announcement made by Konami, a plan is in the works to establish a dedicated PES Production studio in UK and as such it is scouting for new talent in that particular field.

The firm announced that,”Konami has reaffirmed its commitment to its Pro Evolution Soccer series with a large-scale commitment that will see a dedicated European wing of the Tokyo-based PES Productions team established within Europe”

“The new satellite office will strive to adopt and recreate local football culture that will ensure the long-running series is kept fresh and exciting. Work is already underway to recruit key talent for the new studio, and Konami will be inviting interested parties to apply for posts at this year’s Games Developer Conference Europe (GDC Europe), which will be held in Cologne between August 13-14.”

The studio Konami is planning on establishing will be based in London and will focus on PES projects for PC’s and high-end consoles.

In an interview, Shinji Hirano, the President of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH said,“These are hugely exciting times for the PES series. We are looking for a number of creative people who can help us elevate PES to whole new levels. As part of KONAMI’s commitment to ensuring PES captures the majesty of European football, we are looking for people to help capture the very essence of the beautiful game and bring it to life. We look forward to meeting interested parties at GDC Europe.”