REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Digital Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) introduced that EA SPORTS PGA TOUR will probably be launching on March 24, 2023 for PlayStation5, Xbox Sequence X|S and PC through the EA App, Steam and the Epic Video games Retailer. Pre-orders start immediately (Jan. 19, 2023) for EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, the unique house of all 4 majors in males’s golf – the Masters Event, PGA Championship, U.S. Open Championship and The Open.
Watch the official sport trailer right here
As well as, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR will launch with Highway to the Masters which brings custom and unmatched stakes that includes Augusta Nationwide, challenges, tournaments and equipment tied to the Masters. The Masters made its first-ever digital look with EA SPORTS in 2011, and its return to video video games has been extremely requested by golf followers. EA SPORTS may also present extra particulars on further reside service content material all through the 2023 PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour seasons.
“We’re bringing the premier PGA TOUR expertise to gamers all over the world with real-world golf knowledge powering extremely life like gameplay with each shot, and a number of the most iconic programs on the planet rendered in painstaking element,” stated Cam Weber, EVP and GM, EA SPORTS. “From The Previous Course at St Andrews Hyperlinks to Pebble Seaside Golf Hyperlinks and extra, we’re giving gamers the possibility to tee off in bucket listing golf experiences like by no means earlier than in EA SPORTS PGA TOUR.”
EA SPORTS PGA TOUR launched the official gameplay trailer immediately, that includes the all-new Pure Strike shot system. The total trailer will be seen on EA SPORTS PGA TOUR’s YouTube channel, and will be watched right here.
Pure Strike offers golf followers all of the instruments they should realistically assault each gap on each course the identical approach the professionals do. That includes ShotLink® powered by CDW and TrackMan, Pure Strike additionally helps make sure that every skilled golfer’s distinctive swing and attributes will probably be precisely mirrored within the sport. Pure Strike incorporates the three components of each golf shot – fluid swing mechanics which are extremely correct to a participant’s backswing size and pace of comply with by way of, revolutionary ball conduct permitting each bounce and roll to behave extra precisely throughout quite a lot of terrain and course circumstances, and lifelike course dynamics that play true to their real-life course counterparts.
Along with being the unique house of all 4 males’s majors, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR is crammed with experiences and content material gamers have been asking for in a golf sport, together with:
- World Well-known Programs – The tee is yours at 30 programs, together with a number of the world’s most distinguished venues equivalent to Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership, Pebble Seaside Golf Hyperlinks, Southern Hills Nation Membership, The Previous Course at St Andrews Hyperlinks, The Nation Membership, Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course, Torrey Pines, Evian Resort Golf Membership in Évian-les-Bains, France, East Lake Golf Membership, TPC Southwind, The Los Angeles Nation Membership, Wilmington Nation Membership and extra. EA SPORTS PGA TOUR may also function the previous main host programs in 2021 and 2022 in addition to the brand new 2023 majors programs releasing post-launch.
- Your Profession, Your Method – EA SPORTS PGA TOUR supplies gamers with an RPG-like development system on the Highway to the Masters. As their golf sport improves, the nearer they’ll be to turning into a significant champion. Gamers will be capable to create and customise a golfer, develop their expertise and grasp every course to assault each gap like a professional. With 20 shot varieties obtainable as gamers progress within the sport, they will improve their talent set for driving, method, brief sport, or placing, relying on their fashion. Gamers will be capable to compete to turn out to be a significant champion, and tackle the PGA TOUR’s finest occasions within the season-long race for the FedExCup, in addition to conquer the highest Beginner Championships together with the Augusta Nationwide Girls’s Beginner, the U.S. Beginner, and different elite worldwide newbie occasions.
- THE PLAYERS Championship and FedExCup Playoffs – The PLAYERS Championship and all three occasions of the FedExCup Playoffs will probably be within the sport, and gamers can earn in-game FedExCup factors in Profession Mode for the chance to compete within the FedExCup Playoffs. As a part of the Profession mode, high golfers on the finish of the 12 months will probably be given the chance to win the FedExCup.
- Girls Skilled Golf Affiliation (LPGA) and The Amundi Evian Championship – In partnership with the LPGA, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR permits followers to compete at The Amundi Evian Championship, one of many LPGA Tour’s 5 main championships, and have the chance to play as a number of feminine athletes in addition to create a feminine golfer within the overhauled Create-A-Participant system. Gamers may also be capable to take part in a sequence of LPGA-themed challenges and different occasions. Iona Stephen will probably be becoming a member of the EA commentary crew as the primary feminine on-course commentator in-game, bringing her skilled insights from each enjoying professionally and dealing in golf broadcasting.
- True-to-Life Course Visuals – EA SPORTS PGA TOUR may also current probably the most life like visuals in any golf sport using EA’s Frostbite™ engine. Utilizing state-of-the-art gear, together with drone expertise, helicopters and airplanes outfitted with customized LiDAR scanners, and extra to develop terrain maps, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR depicts programs precisely as they seem in actual life. The photogrammetry and scanners have been additionally utilized to create exact renderings of clubhouses, iconic vegetation, bridges, tee markers, rock formations, and different on-course parts providing gamers life-like visible experiences of their favourite programs.
- ShotLink® – Using ShotLink® powered by CDW, the PGA TOUR’s proprietary real-time scoring system since 2001, golfers will authentically be replicated with correct participant rankings, expertise and magnified true-to-life in-game occasions.
- TrackMan Information – Insights carried out from TrackMan, a world chief in 3D ball flight measurement and swing evaluation, is a essential element to genuine gameplay using a myriad of stats together with membership tuning, flight trajectory, touchdown place and way more.
Pre-orders for EA SPORTS PGA TOUR are actually obtainable, together with the Deluxe Version the place gamers will obtain three-day early entry to the sport and Augusta Nationwide, THE PLAYERS Championship Gear, The Grand Slam Gear Bundle, Scotty Cameron Putter in-game, 1,500 Premium PGA TOUR factors, a PGA TOUR XP Bundle and The Masters gear*. EA Play** members may also obtain early entry to the sport, beginning with a 10-hour early entry trial on March 21. EA Play Professional members will get pleasure from limitless entry to the Deluxe Version of the sport – in addition to the unique EA Play Workers Bag – beginning March 21. Lastly, all EA Play members will unlock further bonuses for EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, with month-to-month drops of Professional Store perks equivalent to unique headcovers, shirts, hats and extra.
For extra particulars on EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, and to register for e mail updates, go to www.ea.com/video games/pga-tour. Observe @EASPORTSPGATOUR on Twitter, Fb, and Instagram for the most recent updates.
EA SPORTS PGA TOUR is being developed in Orlando and Madrid by EA Tiburon.