Electronic Arts Announces EA Sports PGA Tour For Next-Gen Consoles

Electronic Arts revealed this morning they have a new golf game coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S called EA Sports PGA Tour. The game is currently in development and the team doesn't have anything to show just yet, but they revealed that players will be able to build a virtual career and experience everything the tour has to offer, including The Players Championship, the FedExCup the Playoffs, and other iconic events tied to the PGA. The game will also feature several famous courses from around the world as you'll be able to play against and as some of the biggest names in professional golf. We have a couple quotes and more info from the announcement below as we now wait for more info to come out this Summer.

A new golf game for next-gen consoles is on the way. courtesy of Electronic Arts.
A new golf game for next-gen consoles is on the way. courtesy of Electronic Arts.

During its longstanding relationship with the PGA Tour, EA Sports has entertained tens of millions of players around the world with its golf franchise. Now, through a new, long-term deal, signed this year with the PGA Tour, EA Sports will expand its history in golf with the next-gen PGA Tour experience. The game will be built on the EA Frostbite engine and leveraging next-gen technology, promises 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," said Cam Weber, EVP & GM, EA Sports. "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."

"We've partnered with EA Sports to bring immersive golf video game 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 thrilled to continue working with EA Sports on its golf franchise to authentically represent the PGA Tour for the next generation. The newest game will give golf fans another way to experience their favorite sport, or to discover their passion for it."

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