New PGA Tour golf video game to be released without EA Sports on board.
There is a brand new PGA Tour video game on the horizon but it’ll be slightly different take on previous versions. Video game company EA Sports have been ditched as the developer in favour of a smaller developing company known as HB Studios.
HB Studies are developing the game now and it will be released later this year under the title The Golf Club 2019 which will feature six courses PGA Tour licensed courses (plus plenty of others), course designing tools and a career mode which will see players progress through the Web.com Tour qualifying tournaments.
From the official press release:
Launching in August, “The Golf Club 2019” will feature six precise replicas of renowned TPC courses: Summerlin, Scottsdale, Sawgrass, Southwind, Deere Run and Boston. The PGA TOUR and HB Studios will continue to support the golf videogame community into the future by adding authentic tournament courses and ensuring the best possible play experience for fans of the sport.
“We are so excited for the launch of The Golf Club 2019 featuring the PGA TOUR that highlights some of our best tournaments,” said Len Brown, PGA TOUR Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President of Licensing. “This will allow our fans to take the same path to the PGA TOUR by earning their card through the Web.com Tour. Additionally, this will give gamers the opportunity to play under the same tournament conditions that our players face week in and week out. We are thrilled with this partnership.”