PES 2018 news: Konami strikes blow to FIFA 18 with Liverpool legends

PES 2018 developer Konami has struck a blow to FIFA 18 by securing the license to legendary Liverpool players.

Former Liverpool greats like Steven Gerrard, Ian Rush, Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler will make an appearance in myClub mode.

That’s on top of fellow Liverpool legends like Steve McManaman, Kevin Keegan, and John Barnes.

The news was announced alongside a new trailer showing some of the legends in action.

“These legends have left an unrivalled legacy within the club, and have been loved by fans from all over the world,” Konami explains.

You can see the icons for yourself by checking out the gallery below…

PES 2018 is out now on PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360.

New features include a massive Master League Upgrade, Enhanced Visual Reality, as well as improved Online Co-op.

“The high quality gameplay PES is known for has been finely tuned, with the addition of contextual shielding to protect the ball and Real Touch+ adding a new dimension to ball control,” reads the official PES description on the PS Blog.

“Complementing the fluid gameplay, set pieces have been reworked, including a new free-kick and penalty system. There’s also the option to start a match with the new one player kick-off.”

And the Liverpool legends aren’t the only iconic players to appear in PES 2018.

It was recently revealed that former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder .

The exclusive deal, which Konami claims is long-term, will see David Beckham appear in pro Evolution Soccer.

It all starts with PES 2018, where Beckham will feature in the myClub mode.

This includes several different versions of Beckham, each representing a different period in his career.