More quotes and previews from Gamescom

“Jon Hare jokes that it is untactical to beat journalists – and then he whoops me in Sociable Soccer.” (Swedish) https://www.fz.se/forhandstitt/274258-hands-on-nutida-90-talsfotboll-i-sociable-soccer

“Sociable Soccer is a football game, but you do not have to love soccer to love Sociable Soccer.” https://blog.de.playstation.com/2017/09/01/ps-blog-gamescom-sociable-soccer-eingngig-umfangreich-und-eine-tolle-vr-erfahrung/

“The most acclaimed football simulation game at Gamescom was PES 2018, the second most acclaimed was not FIFA 18 but Sociable Soccer.” http://www.realite-virtuelle.com/sociable-soccer-sur-ps-vr

“The gameplay is of course fast paced and you can pass the entire game field in seconds with 3-4 passes.” XBoxUser.de​ https://www.xboxuser.de/news/sociable-soccer-auf-der-gamescom-angespielt

“Everything seems to work well, with that old aftertaste that never hurts.” eurogamer.it​ http://www.eurogamer.it/articles/2017-08-28-sociable-soccer-prova-anteprima

Hands on & GK:s

Hey there,

We want you! Join our tournament in Blackpool!

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We got a great week ahead and we want you all to follow us and discover the game. The people visiting Play EXPO Blackpool 30th of April – 1st of May, will be hands on with the game and will hopefully give you an insight into what it really feels like by sharing videos and commenting online. Me and Jon will be collecting the players feedback right there which will prove invaluable for the coming months of development. For you guys who are not able to join us at Blackpool (the unlucky majority), we really want your opinions on the videos coming from the show. There will also be a promotional video coming (no time estimate) which will introduce the goalkeepers and a few other additions.

Goalkeepers were our fans biggest concern game play wise since the latest video and so we’re happy to say they now react like they should. Lead programmer Jouni describes how they have now become better between the posts, “Slow rolling balls and kicks from midfield are no longer ways to score.” that’s reassuring because we saw goals where the keeper did absolutely nothing in some situations, Jouni goes on, “Once we show a few goalpost hits and a crab walking, jumping goalie in the next video, I think we’re going to make some people happy.”

So to sum up, our European Tour begins Saturday and besides the high probability of fan uploaded videos we are going to release a video featuring goalkeepers soon.

Stay Sociable People!
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