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PES series tops 70 million sales

Huge milestone passed ahead of latest franchise update

The Pro Evolution Soccer series has surpassed 70 million copies sold worldwide.


Publisher Konami said in an earnings release that the franchise - known as Winning Eleven in Japan and the US - continues "to uphold strong repeat sales".

Earlier this week Konami released a new batch of screenshots for PES 2012, which launches in the UK and Europe on October 14.

Last week it launched a PES 2012 gameplay video detailing the improvements to one-on-one situations in this year's edition, as well as upper body feints, stepovers and other tricks.