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Mexico’s Club America announces entry into eSports with Konami

Konami announced that is collaborating with Mexico’s Club América by bringing together ‘Las Águilas’ and the developers of the titles of eFootball in an exclusive association of video game from soccer.


In addition to being named Official Soccer Video Game Partner, the Japanese developer will also be Official Partner of eSports of Club America Soccer, expanding the ecosystem of Mexico’s flourishing scene.

This will grant Konami the rights over:


– The uniform of the players.

– The names of the players.


– The physical images of the players.

– Any other iconography related to Club América for use in the game and other promotional purposes.

This also allows the use of 3D scanning technology to faithfully represent each player and Club América’s home stadium, Estadio Azteca, in eFootball.


Santiago Baths, president of Club América, commented on this exclusive agreement with Konami:

“We are delighted to be partnering with such a great video game developer like Konami. As well as sharing the same vision and passion for this incredible sport, this strong eFootball franchise will help us expand our reach in the global football community.”

Following on from KONAMI’s recent exclusive license agreement with LIGA BBVA MX, the partnership adds an additional level of engagement with Americas fans around the world plus the game is coming later this year. yuta kose, president of Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., commented the following:

“The popularity of Club América in Mexico and the United States is unquestionable and we are proud to associate ourselves with one of the most successful clubs in the history of Mexico and Latin America. Our continued effort to provide North American soccer fans with a fun and engaging experience with their favorite players is on full display with this new partnership.”

3 great Konami games

On March 20, 1969 in Osaka, Japan, it was founded Konami, one of the best-known companies in the world of video games and that has developed some of the most remembered and loved titles by fans of video games. consoles.

After this new alliance, TechMarkup brings 3 of the great franchises that many users have been able to enjoy thanks to Konami:

one. International Superstar Soccer Deluxe / Winning Eleven / Pro Evolution Soccer

doESP either FIFA? This is one of the confrontations that has occurred year after year in the world of video games and Konami is behind one of these.

Pro Evolution Soccer, originally known in Japan under the name of WinningEleven, It is one of the games that year after year seeks to surpass its competition and become the favorite of consumers of this type of video game.

Before the arrival of PES, Konami’s relationship with football began under another name, and was International Superstar Soccer, series of games that began in 1994 and reached its peak with International Superstar Soccer Deluxe released for Super nintendo in 1995.

2. Dance Dance Revolution

Everyone at some point has entered the game center and seen several people on the dance machines giving their all, one of these and perhaps the most popular is Dance Dance Revolution known as RDD.

Created in 1998, is one of the first games to enter the world of dance simulators. The franchise to this day lives in an arcade format and although it had a moment of success on consoles, today it is far from the domestic format.

3. Silent Hill

This is, without a doubt, one of the biggest franchises that Konami has had and that was close to having a new installment in 2016 by Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro.

Created by Keiichiro Toyama Silent Hill is a video game series of the ‘survival horror’ genre, which had its first installment in January 1999.

Of all the games only the first four were developed by Team Silent, while the rest were made by groups that had no relation to the original team.

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