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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

PES League is the official Champions League tournament

The competition is licensed in-game too.

Konami has revealed that the PES League World Tour 2018, the esports competition for this year's Pro Evolution Soccer 2018, will be the official esports competition for the UEFA Champions League, a competition that's also licensed in the game.

"We look forward to this season's PES esports events and the opportunity it provides for gamers and viewers to further engage with the UEFA Champions League brand," said UEFA Events SA Marketing Director, Guy-Laurent Epstein.

Hideki Hayakawa, President of Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd., added: "I am delighted to be able to work with UEFA for this opportunity not only to bring an exciting experience for the participating players, but to also be able to provide Football fans from all over the world an opportunity to enjoy this competition first-hand at the physical events or through live streams."

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
Photo: UEFA