eFootball, the popular mobile and PC football simulation game, has announced the update date for the app to be updated from 2022 to 2023 version for mobile users. The said update will be carried out and implemented on August 25, 2022. This update will be for the 2023 Season 1 and it will also come with a few additions and adjustments.
eFootball 2023 introduces new ambassadors and new player types
Besides the already contracted stars Lionel Messi, Takefusa Kubo, and Neymar Jr, the new update will also see the star English right-back Trent Alexander Arnold and Portuguese midfield star Bruno Fernandes. The two prolific players hailing from the Premier League and executing crucial roles in their respective teams. The game will reflect their movements and skills by utilizing the help of motion capture.
The upcoming update will see the arrival of two new player types in the game, namely, the Highlight card and the Epic card. The Highlight card will have a higher upgrade ceiling than the Featured cards and will consist of players who have put in an excellent performance in the current ongoing season.
Meanwhile, the Epic player type will feature notable players from both past and present in their “defining season“. It will have a progression higher than that of the Legendary type, sort of the premium Iconic Moments cards from seasons past.
KONAMI brings back the official licenses of both the Milan clubs and introduces the Liga BBVA MX
The new season will see the arrival of the Italian giants, both hailing from the historical city of Milan, that is, AC Milan and Inter Milan. Both hold several domestic and international records and are part of European top-flight football in the big 5 leagues. The update will also feature the Mexican club “Club America“ along with the entire Mexican league, the Liga BBVA MX.
The new Club Pack will include 11 players from the 3 newly licensed teams in the game, namely, AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Club America. The players in the packs will be of the Highlight type, which has already been discussed earlier. Also, the new global ambassador Trent Alexander Arnold will receive his very own card in the Premium Ambassador Pack alongside 10 of his best teammates who will receive a Highlight card featured in the same pack.
Trent’s Epic card will reflect his outstanding 2019-20 season where he won the Premier League after a stellar individual season. Bruno Fernandes will also receive his exclusive pack in the coming days of the game. And the last addition is the introduction of a Manager Pack. This will include a set of training programs and an established manager to take charge of your team and push it to the next level. The managers include Dutch legend Johan Cruyff and Italian defense maestro Fabio Cannavaro.
eFootball 2022 has had a rocky year both on the PC and mobile platforms owing to a string of huge changes to both the gameplay and UI. The developers are however set to fight back against the initial negative reviews by introducing more diversity and variation in the game to keep the players engaged in the game. Thus, it remains to be seen how the community reacts to these updates. And if it dents the negative reception the people had last time.
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