Confirming reports, EA Sports has announced it’s running to the world of officially licensed golf games with EA Sports PGA Tour, a game designed for next-gen technology.
The game is in development now. EA Sports offered some high-level details on the game, saying it will offer a “virtual career” mode featuring The Players Championship, the FedExCup Playoffs, “and more unforgettable events.” The game will have some of the world’s “most famous courses,” including Pebble Beach, and it will feature some of the “biggest names” in pro golf. EA, however, did not share a list of the specific courses or athletes who will participate in the game.
More details will be announced in the coming weeks, while a launch date will be revealed in the coming months, EA said.
This game is coming about as part of a “new, long-term deal” signed in2021 between EA Sports and the PGA Tour. The game will run on EA’s Frostbite engine and will promises to make the most of next-gen tech to offer “stunning fidelity, breathtaking immersive environments, and approachable, dynamic gameplay.”
“EA Sports and the PGA Tour have created some of the most memorable golf video game experiences together, and we couldn’t be more excited to expand our sports portfolio with a new golf title on next-gen hardware, EA Sports boss Cam Weber said. “Our team of passionate golf fans is meticulously recreating the world’s top courses such as Pebble Beach, and we can’t wait to give fans the opportunity to compete on some of the most iconic PGA Tour courses and win the FedExCup.”