KONAMI kicks off the new year with a bang as it introduces the eFootball 2024 Version 3.3.0 update, ushering in a fresh wave of licenses, events, and enhancements to elevate your gaming experience. Let’s dive into the details of the latest additions that Season 3 brings to the virtual pitch.
AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Event
In a move that adds real-world excitement to the game, eFootball 2024 now features the licensed AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Event. Players can engage in VS AI matches inspired by the tournament, starting with Challenge 1, where the objective is to score 5 points or more.
AFC ASIAN CUP QATAR 2023 is coming to eFootball 2024.
The tournament will be available with the release of the next game update.pic.twitter.com/wgYWDzZ6J3
— 𝙄𝙉𝙁𝙄𝙉𝙄𝙏𝙔 𝙁𝘾 (@theinfinityfc) January 11, 2024
Completing this initial challenge unlocks a series of progressively challenging tasks, pitting you against formidable opponents. As you conquer these challenges, be prepared to reap fantastic rewards, all while enjoying the authentic feel of the event through a dedicated scoreboard and presentation.
New Additions for a Revitalised Experience
The Version 3.3.0 update brings some quality-of-life changes, including the immediate display of pack contents right after purchase, eliminating the suspense of single picks floating on your screen. Additionally, Korean League enthusiasts will be delighted with various data additions, contributing to an enriched overall gaming experience.
Real-Data Updates for a Fresh Look
KONAMI has refreshed various aspects of eFootball 2024, ensuring an up-to-date and immersive gaming environment. From team data to player photos, graphics, information, manager details, kits, boots, club emblems, cinematics, animations, and commentary, expect a feast for the senses.
The team structures for several leagues have also received fresh updates with the latest data from the new season. Leagues such as the Argentine League, Campeonato Betsson, Colombian League, MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE, and MEIJI YASUDA J2 LEAGUE now reflect the current season’s dynamics.
Among all these new updates, one particular matter to highlight is that Konami removed Ligue 1 Uber Eats in offline mode.
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My League Changes for Enhanced Gameplay
Building on the success of the Season 3 update, Version 3.3.0 introduces My League updates. The MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE and MEIJI YASUDA J2 LEAGUE undergo transformations with promotions, relegations, and adjustments to the number of participating teams.
The number of teams in the MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE increases from 18 to 20, injecting more competition and excitement. Conversely, the MEIJI YASUDA J2 LEAGUE sees a reduction in the number of teams from 22 to 20, aiming for a more streamlined and intense league experience.
The J.League – organizer of Japan's top soccer league – has announced plans to increase the number of teams in the J1 League from 18 to 20 starting in the 2024 season in a bid to boost competitiveness. (1/2)#football #jleague pic.twitter.com/v596RqVfai
— Football Benchmark (@Football_BM) December 21, 2022
A Step Forward, but Unmet Promises Linger
While the eFootball 2024 Version 3.3.0 update brings promising additions, including the licensed AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Event and various quality-of-life improvements, it falls short of addressing the elephant in the room: the unfulfilled promises from the initial roadmap shared by the developers.
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The absence of some eagerly anticipated game modes and features like Master League and the Edit Mode, as outlined in the game’s roadmap, leaves a lingering sense of unmet expectations. While the update is undoubtedly a step in the right direction, there’s a palpable yearning among the gaming community for the realisation of the complete vision initially presented.
As the virtual football world evolves, we hope KONAMI takes note of the community’s feedback and swiftly works towards delivering on the promised enhancements. Until then, while the eFootball 2024 update adds exciting elements to the mix, the quest for the full realisation of the developers’ roadmap continues. Stay tuned for further developments and, in the meantime, enjoy the fresh content that Version 3.3.0 brings to the beautiful game.