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Description

The third installment of the Pro Evolution Soccer series, with improved graphics and a bigger Master League. Because the Master League is so big, it's split into 4 zones with 2 divisions, and cup competitions in each zone. Other than most of the Italian teams, club names are fictional, as are many of the players. However, the game has an improved edit mode, so you can edit the team's name, flag, logo, shirts, and stadium.

You can use the 'shop' system to unlock hidden features such as classic teams. The game also has a training mode, and a challenge mode, in which you have to dribble around cones as quick as you can. Replays can be fast-forwarded and rewound, and the view can be rotated. The advantage rule is now implemented, so a foul will only stop play if the fouled team suffers from it.

Screenshots

World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Windows Edit mode lets you create new characters and/or edit existing ones
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Windows Announcing the match between Brazil and Spain
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International PlayStation 2 Gilberto to take the free kick!
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Windows Penalties between Netherlands and Croatia

Promo Images

World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Screenshot
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Screenshot
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Screenshot
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "实况足球7" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7 International" -- Updated Japanese title
  • "World Soccer: Winning Eleven 7" -- Japanese title
  • "Pro Evolution Soccer 3" -- European title
  • "Pro Evo 3" -- Informal name
  • "PES 3" -- Common abbreviation of European title

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User Reviews

One of the greatest sports games ever! PlayStation 2 will.i.am (1079)

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Oct 15, 2003 10 out of 10 100
games xtreme Windows Jan 03, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Games TM PlayStation 2 Apr 22, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Mar 08, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Action (Germany) Windows Nov 06, 2003 90 out of 100 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct 30, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Nov, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Nov 21, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 17, 2003 15 out of 20 75

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The PS2 version of Pro Evolution Soccer 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cover

While football games usually have a famous player on the cover, Pro Evolution Soccer 3 features the characteristic head of Pierluigi Collina on the cover of some versions. Collina is probably the world's best known football referee.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2003 – Best PC Sports Game of the Year
  • GamePro (Germany)
    • February 13, 2004 - Best PlayStation 2 Game in 2003 (Readers' Vote)
  • Golden Joystick Awards
    • 2003 - Editor's Award: Game of the Year
    • 2003 - Runner-up as "Most Wanted Game for Christmas" (to Mario Kart: Double Dash‼
    • 2004 - Runner-up as PS2 Game of the Year
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