First PES 2012 demo for 360 scrapped by Konami

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 7 September 2011 14:15 GMT

Konami’s announced that its no longer planning to release the first of two demos for Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 on Xbox Live.

Team PES leader Jon Murphy said the non-release was down to “issues on both sides”. Both sides being Konami and Microsoft. This is despite the demo getting a release on PS3 and PC last month.

“Sorry to confirm that due to issues on both sides we can’t release the 1st PES2012 demo for 360. We’ve tried hard but have to give up,” he said in the first of several tweets.

“We – Konami, the PES team and myself – are all really, really sorry,” he continued.

Murphy did leave on a bright note by saying the second demo would be announced “shortly and release is just around the corner.”

Konami announced it was to release two demos for PES ’12: the first being a preview build and the second one representative of the final game.

Game’s out in mid-October for PS3, 360 and PC, with PS2 and PSP versions out by the end of October.

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