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Description

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 pushes the franchise one level up towards realism by expanding and improving character moves and control. Now, the match feels more real to the actual play as players make mistakes more often and passes don't go too well if the player is on the wrong foot, or makes a bad turn. The new gameplay may require slight adjustment for players to switch from older versions to this one. The standard modes are here, match mode (with newly added memorial match), various leagues, and cups. Some more teams now have their proper names (like "Arsenal" and "Chelsea"), and are having up to date players in the teams. Also, new weather condition has been added, snow.

Screenshots

World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 Windows Free kick
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 PlayStation 2 Main Title
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 Windows Training to protect the goal.
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 Windows It's not a goal.

Alternate Titles

  • "实况足球9" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Pro Evolution Soccer 5" -- European title
  • "Pro Evo 5" -- Abbreviated title
  • "PES 5" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (Australia) Xbox Dec 22, 2005 10 out of 10 100
Operation Sports PlayStation 2 Mar 02, 2006 10 out of 10 100
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Aug 05, 2005 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Mar 11, 2006 9.1 out of 10 91
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Feb 09, 2006 9.1 out of 10 91
4Players.de Xbox Oct 19, 2005 90 out of 100 90
GameZone PlayStation 2 Apr 07, 2006 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation 2 Feb 06, 2006 8.8 out of 10 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 88 out of 100 88
Bordersdown PlayStation 2 Aug, 2005 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

Multiplayer

This is the first version of PES for the PlayStation 2 to feature on-line play.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2005 – Best Sports Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #4 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Backwards Compatible Addition for 360 of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Cross-Compatability With PS2 (PSP)
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2006 - #1 Sports/Racing Game in 2005
    • Issue 02/2006 - #3 Best Game in 2005
    • Issue 04/2006 - #5 Sports/Racing Game in 2005 (Readers' Vote)

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