01 Oct 2021 6:40 PM +00:00

Konami Issues Apology for eFootball 2022 Launch

eFootball 2022 had a rough start when it released at the end of September, where it quickly became Steam's worst-reviewed game. Konami released an official apology about eFootball 2022's launch state, promising several patches to address balance, ball behavior, and yes, those terrifying models as well.

The publisher issued their statement in response to "lots of feedback" and said:

"We are very sorry for the problem and want to assure everyone we will take all concerns seriously and strive to improve the current situation."

The statement continued:

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"This work will be continuously updated, quality will be improved and content will be added consistently. From next week onward, we will prepare for an update in October, while receiving further opinions through questionnaires to our users."

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You can see the full apology below.

Konami Issues Apology Over eFootball 2022 Launch

Some of those visual elements include distorted mouth movements, faces that bear little resemblance to their real-life counterparts, and some very flat referees.

So far, Konami offered no timeline for updates or what issues take priority, though the first patch will go live sometime during the week of October 4.

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