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eFootball Demo Details: New Gameplay Insights Revealed

By Mazen (Mithrie) Turkmani
Published: August 3, 2021 at 1:24 PM BST

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eFootball Demo Details

Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer is now eFootball, transitioning to a free-to-play model. With a history rivaling FIFA, Konami announces a demo sans microtransactions, though future incorporation remains uncertain. The rebranding signals Konami's esports focus, aiming to make eFootball a leading title in competitive gaming within the football genre.

Tencent and NetEase Shares Slide

Tencent and NetEase, major Chinese gaming companies, witness a slight decline in shares due to State Media likening online games to addictive substances. The Chinese government's concerns about gaming addiction prompt increased scrutiny, especially towards Tencent, known for games like PUBG Mobile. NetEase, though less prominent in media, holds significance in the industry. Both companies face the challenge of adapting to potential government regulations amidst a changing landscape.

GTA 5 Still Selling Well

Grand Theft Auto V, or GTA 5, continues to thrive with over 150 million sales, largely thanks to its online counterpart, GTA 5 Online. Rockstar Games updates the online mode regularly, keeping players engaged and attracting newcomers to Los Santos. While fans await news of GTA 6, the enduring popularity of GTA 5 underscores the franchise's significance. In a rapidly evolving industry, from the rebranding of Pro Evolution Soccer to eFootball, to the scrutiny faced by Tencent and NetEase in China, and the ongoing success of GTA 5, the gaming landscape remains diverse and dynamic. Excitement builds for the eFootball demo and further developments across the global gaming market, offering endless possibilities within GTA 5's vast online realm.

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