‘Music to score goals by’ – KONAMI reveals PES 2016 in-game playlist

September 2nd, 2015


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has released details of the licensed track listing within its PES 2016 title.

With music becoming ever more synonymous with the big game experience, KONAMI has compiled a series of licensed tracks for use within the award-wining game. Menus, in-game elements and match days are complemented by a series of suitably upbeat tracks, perfectly mirroring the use of music as part of the match day experience in leagues across the globe.

KONAMI has already showcased its use of Queen’s classic, “We Will Rock You,” in trailers for PES 2016, but the rousing staple is supported by anthems from Royal Blood, Vinyl Theatre ad Saint Motel. The full track listing is as follows:

QueenWe Will Rock You

JoywaveSomebody New

Broken BellsAfter the Disco

Passion PitLifted Up (1985)

AsgeirIn Harmony

St. LuciaElevate

Royal BloodFigure It Out

Saint MotelMy Type

Dillon Francis and Sultan and Ned ShepardWhen We Were Young (featuring The Chain Gang of 1974)

Clean BanditRather Be (feat. Jess Glynne)

MadeonYou’re On (featuring Kyan)

Vinyl TheatreShine On

CTSLove the Past, Play the Future

The soundtrack is announced as PES 2016 nears its September 15th release, marking the series’ 20th anniversary.  The game was voted ‘Best Sports Game’ for the second year running by the gamescom judging panel, and hits the field with a wealth of new gameplay additions and advances.

PES 2016 will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft for an SRP $59.99, and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC (digital download version) for an SRP of $49.99.



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