Konami Digital Entertainment BV announced that it has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Societ à Sportiva Calcio Napoli (Napoli), a leading Italian football club.
The “Official Football Video Game Partnership” will begin at the start of the 2021/22 football season, granting numerous marketing rights.
Starting with the 2022/23 football season, the eFootball PES series will be the only real-time football simulation to include an authentic, fully licensed Napoli kits.
PES 2022 and Napoli
KONAMI announced that it will also become the official training partner of the popular football club. From 1st July 2021, the club’s facility will be officially named ” SSC Napoli KONAMI Training Center”, featuring a completely new gaming area for players and guests.
Societ à Sportiva Calcio Napoli, founded 95 years ago, is one of the most famous football clubs in Italy, playing in the country’s top league for most of its history.
KONAMI ‘s latest announcement of a partnership in the eFootball PES series follows previous Italian agreements including the one with the Italian Football Federation, AS Roma and SS Lazio.
Naoki Morita, President of Konami Digital Entertainment BV, commented, “With this close collaboration between our two companies, we will make eFootball PES the definitive video game series for Italian football. Demonstrating our strong belief in our long-term plan, we are very pleased that Napoli has decided to sign this exclusive agreement with KONAMI .