Konami announced today that World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable and PC DVD-ROM has shipped to retail stores nationwide. As fans gear up for an exciting year of soccer, the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s number one rated soccer video game franchise returns to the pitch with top quality simulation gameplay, new team management features and for the first time ever Ã¢â‚¬â€œ online play for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. Moreover, Winning Eleven 9 is the debut of the franchise onto a handheld gaming system, providing fans with the most immersive and engaging portable soccer video game experience available.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The release of Winning Eleven 9 is a true milestone for this hallowed soccer franchise, as the massive community of Winning Eleven enthusiasts can finally play head-to-head online either on the PlayStation 2 or on Xbox as well as enjoy Ã¢â‚¬Ëœsoccer on-the-goÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ with the PSP system version of the game,Ã¢â‚¬? said Catherine Fowler, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Ã¢â‚¬Å“With all of its new features, in-depth gameplay and lifelike realism, Winning Eleven proves once again that it is the best playing and most authentic soccer video game in the industry.Ã¢â‚¬?