- ANIRUDDH JOSHIWINS THE TOURNAMENT AND EARNS 25,000
- MUMBAI CITY FOOTBALL CLUB PLAYERSALSO SHOW OFF THEIR PES 2016 SKILLS
21st September, 2015 (Mumbai):e-xpress Interactive Software Pvt Ltd, a leading distributor of game software in India in association with Games The Shop, a leading game retailerand with the presence of Indian Super League’s Mumbai City FC team successfully settled the first qualifier of PES League – Road To Milan in Mumbai.
MrAniruddh Joshiwon the PES League Road To Milan qualifier, beating fierce competition and won a sum of ₹ 25,000, while, MrRitesh Mukherjeefinished, as the 1strunner up and won ₹ 10,000 whereas MrRohit Thakurearned the 2nd runner up title and received ₹ 5,000.
The event proved to be a huge success as it attracted more than 70 players and much larger audience. While most of the players were from Mumbai, some came to participate from cities like Ahmedabad, Delhi and Pune.
Mumbai City Football Club players, which is the popular football franchise of Indian Super league in Mumbai; were also present to support their personal favorite soccer game – PES 2016. The players interacted with fans and spoke about their experiences of playing PES 2016-football video game. Speaking with excitement, Sunil Chhetri, Indian Football Team Captain, who also represents Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League said, “Pro Evolution Soccer game has set benchmarks in the football game series every year. We love playing PES Game as it helps, professionals like us to improve our skills. Konami has done a great job by getting the utter realism in the game for the players. We felt extremely fascinated to be here with the crowd and we look forward to see more PES Leagues in the near future”
While announcing the winner, MrAnand Khemani, Co-Founder of express Interactive Software Pvt Ltd said, “It is really a wonderful opportunity for the Gaming Industry as a whole where even India is getting seats internationally to showcase the talent. With e-sports getting recognised as the next sport, Indian gaming will soona huge industry by the 2018-19; and will even grow further with more championship leagues like this”
The gamers and visitors at the event also got a chance to get the hands on experience on the PES 2016 video game.
Pro Evolution is nowavailable in India for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. The game can be purchased from leading retailers, both online and offline. The game is priced at₹ 2,999 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, ₹ 2,499 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and₹ 999 for PC. The Pro Evolution Soccer 2016’s Anniversary Edition is priced at₹ 3,499 for PlayStation 4 and ₹ 2,999 for PlayStation 3.
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About PES 2016:
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 is a football simulation game developed by PES Productions and published by Konami. The game is the fifteenth edition of the Pro Evolution Soccer series. The cover of the game features Neymar of Barcelona. PES 2016 is also PES productions' 20th anniversary in making football games.
About e-xpress Interactive Software Pvt Ltd:
e-xpress Interactive Software Pvt. Ltd was launched 15 years back and is now a leading distributor in India for game software, representing leading game publishers including, Square Enix, CD Projekt, Warner Bros. Interactive Games, SEGA, TAKE2 Interactive, Rockstar Games, Bethesda,Konami, Namco Bandai and Ubisoft for India. The company publishes and distributes game software for platforms including, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS and PS Vita. The company further introduced Games The Shop which is a specialist retail for video games in India with 6 physical stores in Mumbai along with online e-commerce website called www.gamestheshop.com
KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company of the Konami Group on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health & Fitness Business", “Gaming & Systems Business" and "Pachinko & Pachinko Slot Machines Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988 and the London Stock Exchange in 1999.
Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. Konami Group is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com.