Italy's premier division will soon be joined by its little brother Serie BKT the Italian leagues second division. Serie B as its also known will be fully licensed and exclusive to eFootball PES 2020. In a turn of events which previousy saw the league removed all together users will soon be able to add the league in its entirety. The Serie BKT official site had this to say:
"Konami Digital Entertainment BV and Lega B announce the agreement that provides for the BKT 19/20 Series license exclusively for eFootball PES 2020 , making it the only soccer video game on consoles and mobile devices to offer the complete experience of the Series BKT.The license agreement between KONAMI and Lega B sees the exclusive transfer of the Championship logo, the trophy and the official patches, as well as the authentic game kits and names of the teams that will be added to eFootball PES 2020 on PC and console on the 24th October . A historic agreement for the Serie B which, on the occasion of its 90th anniversary , will allow its fans and not only to experience the emotions of the BKT Series championship through PF 2020 eFootball and will export the unique football of the Second Italian Division throughout the world given the international importance of the KONAMI partner.
The companies that have chosen the BKT Series and its associates as commercial partners will thus be able to benefit from a new blazon thanks to the global dimension of eFootball PES 2020 which for the first time in history will present B teams with their official kits on their platform , official names, official logos and much more.
Mauro Balata , President of Lega B, talks about an important moment for the diffusion of the Serie B brand in the world and a unique opportunity to approach new young fans that through eFootball PES 2020 can cultivate a passion for their team or become passionate about this wonderful and always uncertain championship. The numbers speak for themselves, millions of gamers especially young people ask to stay close to the clubs even in front of a console and the agreement with Konami goes exactly in this direction ".
The licensed content will also be present in the mobile version of eFootball Pes 2020. The agreement between KONAMI and Lega B is in addition to numerous and exclusive new license partnerships this year, including Juventus and the Serie A TIM of the Italian league, eFootball PES 2020 continues to grow the Championships reputation for authenticity and realism in the game.
Jonas Lygaard , Senior Director of Brand & Business Development at Konami Digital Entertainment, BV commented: ' Our commitment to securing league and team licenses for eFootball PES goes beyond competitions and leading companies. We firmly believe in the desire to recreate the complete professional experience, including the mechanisms of ups and downs associated with club promotions and demotion. Our exclusive agreement with the Italian BKT Series is a clear sign of this commitment and we could not be more enthusiastic ' ."
Serie B is due to arrive in the upcoming Data Pack 2.0.