Pro Evolution Soccer 2016

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 cover
PES Productions
Fox Engine
Release dates
Windows September 15, 2015
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Key points

No graphics options in-game, all video settings must be changed with <path-to-game>\Settings.exe.
Extensive modding community.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
All versions require Steam DRM.
Requires a constant internet connection in order to be able to launch the game, the Steam Offline Mode doesn't work.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KONAMI\Pro Evolution Soccer 2016\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/375960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KONAMI\Pro Evolution Soccer 2016\save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/375960/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External Display Settings
External Display Settings
There is no way to change individual graphic options.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Non 16:9 resolutions are selectable but letterboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Use the Resolution Changer tool.
Field of view (FOV)
Different camera angles available in game.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Can be forced on up to 16x through video card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA only.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default but there is no option to disable it. Can be disabled in the video card control panel.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
No mouse support in-game.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Configuration tool only.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Both XInput and DirectInput are supported.
Full controller support
Configuration tool requires mouse input.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
No specific option but you can change the analog bindings it's invert.
Additional information
Button prompts
Xbox button prompts only.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Keyboard only.

Audio settings[edit]

In-Game Audio Settings
In-Game Audio Settings
External Audio Settings
External Audio Settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Selectable in the configuration tool.
Only available for some languages: Korean, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese. These languages use the english dub.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo @ 1.8 GHz
AMD Athlon II X2 240
Intel Core i3 530
AMD Phenom II X4 925
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon X1600
Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4850
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/375960/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (375960) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.