REDWOOD CITY, California – Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, a new next generation golf video game, currently under development. IN EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, golf fans will be able to build their virtual careers and experience the sights, sounds and excitement of the PGA TOUR, including THE PLAYERS Championship, FedExCup Playoffs and more memorable events. The game will also feature many of the world’s most famous courses where fans will have the opportunity to play against and as some of the biggest names in professional golf. More EA SPORTS PGA TOUR News will be revealed in the coming weeks, and a launch date will be announced in the coming months.
During its long relationship with the PGA TOUR, EA SPORTS has entertained tens of millions of players worldwide with its golf franchise. Now, through a new, long-term agreement, signed this year with the PGA TOUR, EA SPORTS will expand its history in golf with the next generation PGA TUR experience. The game will be built on the EA Frostbite engine and utilize the next generation of technology, promising fantastic fidelity, fantastic, immersive environments and approaching, dynamic gameplay.
“EA SPORTS and PGA TOUR have created some of the most memorable golf experiences together, and we couldn̵
“We have partnered with EA SPORTS to provide immersive golf video gaming experiences to fans of all ages for years,” said Len Brown, PGA TOUR Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President Licensing and Merchandising. “We are excited to continue working with EA SPORTS on the golf franchise to authentically represent the PGA TOUR for the next generation. The latest game will give golf fans another way to experience their favorite sport, or to discover the passion for it. “
EA SPORT’s announcement of a new golf title comes on the heels of further portfolio expansion in College football and FIFA globally, demonstrating the brand’s continued commitment to creating new and exciting ways for millions of players to engage in sports through authentic interactive entertainment. With the best EA SPORTS titles FIFA, Madden NFL, NHL, and UFC all recently achieved franchise records for player engagement, and back to college football and golf, EA SPORTS continues its mission to increase the love of sports for fans everywhere.
EA SPORTS PGA TUR developed in Orlando, FL by EA Tiburon. To stay up to date on EA SPORTS PGA TOUR, follow @EASPORTSPGATOUR on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or visit www.ea.com/games/pga-tour for more information.