You need to learn the game's mechanic over time (like in real life football) and work out your precision and reflexes to be a better player. Practice makes perfect and luck means little in Kopanito. The better player just wins and there aren't footballer stats that can help you. You are the stats.
If you play well-enough, you will be awarded with a super-move. Then you can pull the ball using a super-strong magnet (because why not) or teleport into a different spot on the field, activate a big windmaker to blow things out of your goal-line, perform a super-shot that knockout opponents down on the path of the ball and freeze your opponents with the freeze super-move.
Great for parties
There is support for up to 5 controllers (4 gamepads + keyboard). Try the game with your buddies in a friendly match in various game modes – in any desired combination including 5 vs AI game or play in cooperation through a tournament. You can create own tournaments (league, knockout or league + knockout). You decide about stadium, ball and number of teams. You are the Boss here!
Play over the net
You can play with other players around the world in quick match modes: Duel (1 vs 1), Doubles (2 vs 2), Chaos (3 vs 3), Complete (5 vs 5). The Create Party mode allows to customize an online match by choosing teams, stadium, decide of the match duration and invite friends to play against. Neat feature is that local friends can participate in online modes too.
Cups and Leagues
Complete 17 tournaments and leagues in different parts of the world with regional national teams. A tournament consist of a group stage and knockout stage. In a league we apply a round-robin system. Depending on the type of event, there can be 12, 16, 24 or more teams competing. You can choose from 100+ national teams (even the most exotic ones) from all over the world and play on 7 stadiums.
Four different difficulty levels. The easiest one is a child's play, while the last one... you'll pull your hair out trying to beat the game. Also, there’s a practice mode if you just want to learn basic moves.
The leaderboards in Kopanito are organized into 4 leagues: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Playing matches (alone or in co-op or online) gives you fame points. Completing additional objectives during a match will give you even more fame. The more fameus you are, the higher you will be in the global ranking. Advancing to a higher league requires to accumulate given amount of fame shown on the leaderboards screen, different for each league. Each league is also limited in capacity.
Prove your skill and fulfill various additional challenges during matches. Most of the achievements in the game are quadruple (bronze, silver, gold and platinum), so for example winning a cup on the highest fourth difficulty level gives you 4 achievements (one per difficulty level). There are 70 unique achievements.