Fifa 20 and PES 2020 are almost ready for their official debut: which game is better between the two? Find out in our analysis
The diatribe has been going on for twenty years: FIFA or PES? Every September the challenge between fans loyal to a title rather than another is rekindled, and this year, there are many disruptive innovations. Both FIFA 20 and PES 2020 have added unique features that increase the fun and quality of the game.
Tradition and reality vs arcade and power, what are the peculiarities of the two most successful football simulators in the world this year? If the game of Electronic Arts has always been the favorite of Italians for the number of favorite teams, for the richness and depth of Fifa Ultimate Team mode, in the last year things have changed slightly. Konami has returned to make a video game with excellent gameplay combined with very realistic graphics. But what should we expect this year, what will be the new features and surprises? Let's try to find out together.
FIFA 20 vs PES 2020: licenses
FIFA 20's strong point is definitely the Champions League and the Europa League, as well as most of the European leagues. For its part PES has not stood idly by and has managed to conclude a series of important exclusives, above all Juventus, complete with official shirt. But not only that, even the Allianz Stadium that will keep company to the already present Camp Nou of Barcelona and the stadiums of Liverpool and Bayern Munich.On FIFA 20 Juventus fans will have to settle for Piedmont Football, although the names of the players will be the real ones: Cristiano Ronaldo, Dybala, Douglas Costa, Pjanic, Rabiot, Ramsey, Chiellini and Buffon. In addition, PES 2020 will be exclusive to Euro 2020.
FIFA 20 vs PES 2020: gameplay
FIFA 20 has many new features in the gameplay, not only a return to greater realism, but also an improvement in player control. The developers have put their hands on the dribbling and ball control system, making it even more real and effective by improving the physics of the players. Opposite the choice of PES that has focused all its efforts on the plots and strategies of the game as it really happens to the misters on the bench. But Konami has not been idle and has worked hard on the physics of the ball and artificial intelligence with the aim of making more realistic movements of the defense and players without the ball.
FIFA 20 or PES 2020?
Other important news coming with the latest versions of football simulators par excellence concern new and unprecedented game modes. Already announced in FIFA 20 the new Volta mode that marks the return of street soccer and with which you can create challenges 3vs3, 4vs4 or 5vs5 on street pitches in all major capitals of the world.
Finally, great expectations for FIFA Ultimate Team with new icons of the great world soccer, above all the return of Andrea Pirlo that will join the various myths of Italian soccer already present in this particular game mode. PES 2020 is all about the Master League and the career mode that made the famous Konami video game famous and where special techniques and skills are required to motivate players to push their team to win the coveted championship.
FIFA 20 or PES 2020: release dates and prices
FIFA 20 will be released on September 27th and will be available for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch at a price of 49.99 euros. The same price for PES 2020, however, expected on September 10 and available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.