Konami signs partnership with SSC Napoli
Italian football club to appear exclusively in PES
Konami Digital Entertainment has announced that the company has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli (“Napoli”), the top-tier Italian football club.
The “Official Football Videogame Partnership” will commence with the start of the 2021/22 football season, providing numerous marketing rights. And from the 2022/23 football season, the eFootball PES series will be the only real-time football simulation game to include an authentic, fully licensed recreation of Napoli.
In addition, KONAMI has announced that they will also become the Official Training Center Partner for the popular football club. From 1st July 2021, the facility will be officially named “SSC Napoli KONAMI Training Center”, featuring a brand-new gaming area for players and guests.
Founded 95 years ago, Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli is one of the most recognized football clubs in Italy, having competed in the country’s top-flight league for the majority of its history.
This latest partnership follows previous Italian agreements including the Italian Football Federation, AS Roma and SS Lazio.