Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
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|Pro Evolution Soccer 2008|
|Platform(s)||Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, Wii|
|Release date (EU)|| October 26, 2007 (PS3/360/PS2/PC)|
February 1, 2008 (DS)
March 1, 2008 (PSP)
March 28, 2008 (Wii)
|Media||DVD, UMD, DS Card|
|Latest PES 2008 Forum Posts|| |
Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (or just PES 2008) is an association football video game in the Pro Evolution Soccer series by Konami. The game was officially announced on 18 June 2007. It is the sequel to PES 6.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 was released for Windows, Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360 and Mobile. Its Japanese equivalent, Winning Eleven, was released earlier in the year and gave an insight into the game. This is the first PES game to dropped the North American title for World Soccer: Winning Eleven.
The game supports online capability for you to challenge your friends, or gamers from around the globe.
The online mode has been criticised by many for being too slow and being nothing in comparison to that of its rival FIFA. Again aspects of the game such as commentary and licensing were highlighted as areas requiring serious improvement.
Also, the general gameplay was really criticised in the next-gen version due to the huge amount of bugs, and the lack of significant improvements. For most players, this particular edition marked the loss of the title for best football simulator to its rival FIFA, as it was considered a huge disappointment in many aspects. FIFA took a huge step forward, and many considered that PES got behind.
Cristiano Ronaldo is included on all PES 2008 covers, below are a list of players that are also included on the cover beside Ronaldo for their respective countries.
- UK - Michael Owen
- Ivory Coast - Didier Drogba
- Germany - Jan Schlaudraff
- Italy - Gianluigi Buffon
- Australia - Lucas Neill
 Licensed Teams
 Fully Licensed Leagues
 Partially Licensed leagues
- Premier League - 2 team licensed (Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United) . League logo and name is fake.
- Other Leagues
 Several National Teams
 Game Modes
 PES 2008 Details
 New Features
 Recent Posts
|Original series:||International Superstar Soccer · Deluxe · 64 · 98 · 2000 · ISS 2 · ISS 3|
|ISS Pro series:|| International Superstar Soccer Pro · ISS Pro 98 · ISS Pro Evolution · ISS Pro Evolution Soccer 2|
|PES series:||Pro Evolution Soccer · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019|
|Spin-off series:||Pro Evolution Soccer Management|
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