03 Aug 2021 1:46 PM +00:00

eFootball Will Launch Like A Demo, More Features Will Be Added Later

With Konami's surprise announcement of eFootball, it is has been revealed that the upcoming football game will follow a free-to-play model.

With more game modes and teams set to arrive post-launch, the initial release will be equivalent to how a demo functions.

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eFootball Will Launch Like A Demo, More Features Will Be Added Later

In a Twitter thread, the official eFootball account answered common questions that have been asked by fans since the game's reveal.

One question involved asking about eFootball's features at launch, to which the account clarified that game modes and teams will be initially limited:

Different exhibitions and clubs will be added later however, it hasn't been clarified whether they will be available through the paid Match Pass or via free updates.

eFootball's Match Pass has been detailed a bit more, in which the scheme will let you pick specific players to use in your squad:

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Forfeiting the PES name, eFootball marks the first high-profile football game to go free-to-play. Though there have been no plans just yet, EA Sports is monitoring the model closely, so we might see FIFA heading towards this goal in the near future.