Konami of Europe has today announced that Pro Evolution Soccer 2, which is known as Winning Eleven 6 in Japan and the US, has achieved sales in excess of a million copies across Europe in the 40 days since it was released on October 25. In Japan, Winning Eleven 6 took eight weeks to achieve the same figure, contributing to the series' global sales of more than 10 million units to date.
"After the success of Winning Eleven 6, we were confident that Pro Evolution Soccer 2 would be warmly received by the public--but these figures are nevertheless extremely pleasing," said Kunio Neo, president for Konami of Europe. "Everyone at Konami of Europe has worked incredibly hard to make the game a huge success, and all their hard work has been worthwhile with Winning Eleven 6/Pro Evolution Soccer 2 now standing proud as our best-selling PlayStation 2 football game of all time. We are incredibly proud of this achievement, and look forward to the next edition of this groundbreaking series."
Konami's Tokyo-based KCET development team is currently working on the next game in the series, although details have yet to be released. It was recently