PES 2013: innovations and improvements.
The new features and improvements in PES 2013 are based on the following three central components: PES FullControl, Player ID, and ProActive AI.
1. PES FullControl (PES FC)
The term PES FullControl describes several new and improved features that give you even more control about the players and the ball in PES 2013.
Total Freedom of Control:
Pro Evolution Soccer introduced the concept of freedom of movement, the new ‘PES FC’ in PES 2013 goes further with total freedom over ball control.
Dynamic First Touch:
PES 2013 introduces subtle ways to receive the ball, from traps, gently lifting it past an attacker to run on to or a variety of other moves. First touch is everything and players can trap the ball using the R2 button, killing the speed of a well-hit pass and bringing it instantly under control, or using the momentum of the pass to turn a defender.
Full Manual Shooting and Full Manual Passing:
PES 2013 offers fully manual passing and for the first time ever manual shooting, allowing users to determine the height and power of each. Long low passes can be sent skimming across the pitch, while shooting the user has total control over where the shot is placed. Skill and precision are needed to master these, but passes can be made into open areas, allowing lone strikers to thrive, while offering an unrivalled variety in ways to score.
The speed with which a player moves with the ball has been slowed in line with real matches, but using R2 allows players to add various styles to their close control. Players can vary the speed of their dribbling, and cushion the ball as they move freely within a 360-degree circle. The new system allows players to knock a ball past a player and collect it, nutmeg them, or hold up play by shielding the ball as team mates find space and make runs.
Full Manual One-Two:
Active one-two passes can be made, with the second player being moved in any direction), facilitating various tactical movements.
Countering the attacking options the new dribbling system offers, is a beautifully-balanced defence system. Players can use R2 and X to slow an attack, with a double-tap of the X button prompting a perfectly-timed challenge. Full 360-degree control means that players can check runs and steal the ball from a parallel position, while the individuality element will see world renowned defenders using aerial dominance of physicality to win the ball.
Even the game’s ‘keepers benefit from more control, while their distribution is more precise thanks to the addition of a power gauge when they throw the ball, creating opportunities for new, quicker counter attacks.
PES 2013: The Player ID Experience
2. Player ID
Player ID focuses on the individual elements and movements that each player boasts:
The very best players in PES 2013 will be instantly recognisable via incredible likeness and signature attributes, skills and tricks that bring them to life. The way they run, turn, trap and move the ball, shape to shoot and even celebrate will be noticeably different during play.
Individuality to Goalkeepers:
The individuality of movement has also been extended to between the posts. Goal keeping has been totally invigorated via new animations and play styles.
New varieties of saves and reactions have been added to ensure the game’s ‘keepers are in line with the efforts of real shot stoppers. This level of realism also extends to the game’s top-rated goal keepers, with their moves to close attacks down, fling themselves to tip a shot past the post, and in-goal acrobatics benefiting from all new animations and AI.
3. ProActive AI
ProActive AI unites the control and realism, with players that will respond and find space as befits those at the top of their game:
Balance of Play:
The development team has worked closely with the PES fan base to eradicate any illogical elements to the way players move and run in PES 2013, with the ‘ProActive AI’ system enhancing the speed and balance resulting in a more realistic game experience.
The balance of play has also been enhanced in the play between defences and the front line, with greater organisation as the teams track back or pelt forward, setting a harder to beat defensive line, teams adjusting faster to ball gain or loss, allowing for quicker counters.
Improvements to the goal keepers was voted the key advancement football fans wanted to see in PES 2013, and the team has worked hard with real keepers to ensure the AI decision process has been vastly improved. Keepers now espond with better reactions, clear their lines more effectively and push the ball savely out of play rather than into dangerous areas.
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It's a good game thinks for the game
I don't have the amount of time I used to anymore, but when I do, I still find PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer much better and more intuitive than FIFA.
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a very good game. It can be played over and over again...
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer was well packaged and the disc works perfectly fine.
PES 2013 is very good. I have played many football games before, but this game is the best of all.
PES is always the best football game and PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer continues the trend.
Great game at a great price.
Great football game!...but best thing is the price.
Great game at a great price.
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a good game.
I really enjoy playing PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer with friends. We have a lot of fun. I played FIFA 13 too but Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 is by far a better game in all aspects! I totally recommend it to all football fans out there!
More difficult game play than older versions, perfect graphics and excellent game.
After many years of awful PES releases, this time PES is really a good game. In terms of realism and animations FIFA is still way better (although the game speed there is insane!) but when it comes to amusement and spectacular actions PES 2013 really does it right.
It's very good game, but not so playable like Fifa 13
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is an excellent game, the best soccer to date. A really good buy, my best ever probably.
I am enjoying PES 2013. It is a great game but it has some flaws. Gameplay is great and I don't have any complaints with it. Sometimes the physics go crazy, but that's rare and nothing too big. I find the Become a legend mode a bit disappointing due to some lack of options, and some things were better in earlier games. One other thing that I think should have been implemented is the freedom to create your own cups and leagues freely so you and your friends can customise it as you like.
Not sure if I'm happy with P.E.S 2013 or not. The game-play is good, but the menus are awful. Colours are cheap as well! I have to say that referees are as bad as they were before, with lots of spectacularly ridiculous decisions! Still, this game is fun, and I guess if you take enough time to learn a few tricks - it'll do!
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is fantastic.
Very good football simulation, slightly better than 2012 version. Still have room for improvement, and logo/name copyrights for all teams is a must (big disadvantage compared with fifa 12)
PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a very good game to play.