PES 2016: Euro 2016 DLC will be free

Published at 2:00 pm, Thursday, 19 November 2015
Author: Mike Harvey |

All future UEFA Euro 2016 downloadable content for PES 2016 will be free of charge, Konami has announced.

After issuing a public apology regarding the 'issues' of Data Pack 1 earlier this month, Konami have today gone one step further by promising that all Euro 2016 DLC will be available for free for all owners of PES 2016.

With further details to be revealed 'early next year', Konami have decided to not charge existing users for the DLC, in an effort to reward fans for their on-going support while also trying to 'bring back confidence in Data Pack releases'.

Data Pack 2, which is scheduled for 'early December' will provide users with updated transfers, new player faces, national team kits (below), as well as the world-famous MaracanĂ£ Stadium.

Scroll on for the full press release.

Data Pack 2 - scheduled for 'early December' - will add updated transfers, new player faces, national team kits, and the MaracanĂ£ Stadium.

KONAMI Announce Next Year's UEFA EURO 2016 Content Will Be Free for Existing PES 2016 Users, Delivered in a Data Pack featuring Euro Early Next Year

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is pleased to announce today that the company will look to reward those who have continued to support the franchise by offering any forthcoming UEFA EURO 2016 content for free to everyone who owns PES 2016, further proving its commitment to providing the best service for its passionate fanbase.

'It has been a difficult few months for the fans, with a lot of confidence lost in how we have been delivering content in our recent Data Packs, with some items missing that our consumers expected', explained Erik Bladinieres, Football & Alliances Director. 'The PES Production team appreciate their fans’ support and want to put things right. The team want to reward their support and bring back confidence in the Data Pack releases. With this announcement we hope we can regain their trust.

'The next Data Pack is scheduled for early December, including the Maracana stadium long-awaited by our Brazilian fans, more faces, new national team kits just announced in early November, club teams and the player roster which was confirmed on October 19th. Please wait for further announcement details. We promise for this issue to be resolved in the near future and will strive to keep delivering quality content to our fans, for free. What the UEFA EURO 2016 content will be has to be defined, but all content delivered by Data Pack featuring EURO for next year's prestigious tournament will be free for all existing users.'

Further updates for UEFA EURO 2016 are planned and details will be revealed early next year.

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