After a nearly eight-year hiatus, video game behemoth EA Sports has produced another highly anticipated golf game.
“EA Sports PGA Tour” navigated through a year’s worth of release delays and is now set for worldwide launch on April 7 – a fitting Masters time peg given that Augusta National agreed to be in the game and will be featured on screen for the first time since “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14.”
This is meaningful news on multiple fronts. EA Sports has developed golf video games dating to 1990, including its historically successful partnership with Tiger Woods from 1998 to 2013. Woods, reportedly paid more than $6 million annually, served as a vital front man as an estimated 25 million copies and $771 million of games were sold throughout that time. Several of the editions – in particular, the 2003 game – were heralded for their breakthrough innovation in the sports video gaming arena.
“Tony Finau” swings away on EA Sports' latest golf video game.
That momentum came to a halt....
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