The much-awaited release of EA Sports PGA Tour is imminent, and the game is expected to fill the long-standing void in the realm of golf games, considering that the last release was as far back as 2015.
Is EA Sports PGA Tour available on Xbox One?
Golf enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting the release of EA Sports PGA Tour, the latest golf game iteration, since 2015. Set to launch on April 7, 2023, on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, the game promises to provide players with an unparalleled golf experience through realistic gameplay mechanics, detailed real-life golf courses, regular updates, and more.
Unfortunately, Xbox One owners will not have access to the highly anticipated game. The decision has left many fans disappointed, especially considering the long gap between the previous golf game release and this one. However, the developers have stated that the high-fidelity visuals and gameplay of EA Sports PGA Tour are only possible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox X|S consoles, as well as some PCs.
In-Depth Gameplay Mechanics Aim to Simulate Golfing Experience
EA Sports PGA Tour features around 30 intricately detailed real-life golf courses and in-depth gameplay mechanics aimed at simulating the golfing experience. Each shot is impacted by a plethora of natural factors such as the terrain of the golf course, the type of club used by the player, the wind in that particular golf course, and much more. Additionally, the game includes all major tournaments such as the U.S. Open Championship, Masters Tournament, the Open Championship, and the PGA Championship.
Fans can embark on their golf journey in Career Mode by creating a custom character and choosing whether to start off as an amateur or catapult their journey by being a professional. The game also promises to offer more content in the upcoming months, with EA Sports determined to deliver a top-notch golf experience by including live events, the details of which will be shared in the future.
Competitive and Social Multiplayer Modes for All Fans
For fans inclined to compete with other players, the game offers a Competitive mode, or they can opt for a laid-back golfing multiplayer experience in the Social mode. The game is set to feature 11 pro golfers, including legends such as Tiger Woods, and fans can play alongside them in various modes.
The current season, dubbed Season 1: Road to the Masters, takes place at the Augusta National Golf Club. As the game evolves, fans can expect more seasons and challenges that will take them through different golf courses around the world.
A Golfing Experience Reserved for Next-Gen Consoles
EA Sports PGA Tour’s decision to release exclusively on next-gen consoles has caught many fans off guard. However, the developers’ aim to provide players with high-fidelity visuals and in-depth gameplay mechanics that simulate the golfing experience has made this decision understandable.
With the promise of regular updates, live events, and an array of game modes, EA Sports PGA Tour is shaping up to be a must-play golf game for fans of the sport. The exclusive release on next-gen consoles only adds to the excitement and anticipation surrounding the game’s launch.