January 8 2013
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Fans will be able to battle nine of golf's greatest legends in the latest Tiger Woods PGA TOUR video game by EA Sports.
The company, in announcing details Tuesday of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14, offers a new game mode, Legends of the Majors, that gives gamers a chance to travel back through time and relive the rich history of golf by matching up against players such as Seve Ballesteros, Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Sam Snead and Lee Trevino.
Also, in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14, gamers have, for the first time in franchise history, a chance to go for the Grand Slam by playing historical events in all four majors -- the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship.
“This year’s edition of the game delivers a collection of innovative golf features that provide players an unprecedented chance to rewrite the record books,” said Mike Taramykin, Vice President of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR. “Players can earn legendary status by conquering the greatest legends of all time as well or challenge their friends on some of the world’s most renowned courses.
"Without question, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 is the best edition the franchise has produced in years.”
Features in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 include:
More Championship Courses -- Featuring Augusta National Golf Club, the St Andrews Links, Pinehurst No. 2 Restored and THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. This year’s game features the most courses ever offered on disc - a total of 20 courses.
Huge Player Roster -- A robust roster of more than 35 playable golfers, representing both the PGA TOUR and LPGA, are featured in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14. Compete against legends of the game and present-day stars including Bubba Watson, Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Lexi Thompson and Paula Creamer.
Look the Part -- Step to the tee box on the game’s historic courses, experience unique era-specific gameplay visual treatments, wear classic attire and use equipment from golf’s rich history as you travel through time rewriting the record books with your own legacy.
Make Way for the Ladies -- Another new feature to the Tiger Woods PGA TOUR franchise is the introduction of the LPGA. Female-created golfers can now compete on the LPGA and attempt to become a major champion by winning the Kraft Nabisco Championship and there are five playable LPGA golfers including 2012 Rolex Player of the Year Stacy Lewis.
Golf Anytime in Any Condition -- For the first time in franchise history, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 features night golf. Tee it up after the sun goes down and watch your drives streak through the night skies with an illuminated ball. In addition, new time-of-day settings allow fans to play golf in any condition at any time of day in conjunction with a live weather feed.
Members Only -- Country Clubs are back and better than ever with the ability to invite up to 100 members, chat online, hold tournaments and track statistics to create the ultimate competitive environment.
Customize Your Swing -- With 24 unique golfer swing styles available, you now have the ability to customize the type of golfer you want to be. Advanced shot shaping, enhanced strike meter and ball physics have all been improved to reflect a real-world golfing experience.
Never Play Alone -- A new online experience allows you to play with up to 24 competitors at a time while an all-new dynamic stat tracking system feeds live data from the entire tournament field and makes you feel as if you’re in the mix of a real event.
The game goes on sale in North America on March 26 and worldwide on March 28, for both the Xbox 360 videogame entertainment system and PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, including support for the Kinect for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation Move.