EA Sports PGA Tour has arrived, with the game proving to be a smash hit amongst critics and players.
The game hasn't held anything back when it comes to releasing new content and now a brand new update has arrived.
A new course has also been added, with a free play weekend up for grabs.
Check below for everything you need to know about update 4.0 in EA Sports PGA Tour
EA Sports PGA Tour Update 4.0 Patch Notes
A new update has arrived for EA Sports PGA Tour, with a host of improvements and new content being added.
Patch 4.0 highlights
Store & Content:
- New specs can be earned through weekly quests, weekly tournaments, and seasonal tournaments.
- Command Series: Improves Power and Control attributes.
- Escape Series: Improves Accuracy and Recovery attributes
- New Signature Series specs added to the store to rotate throughout the season:
- Patrick Cantlay
- Tony Finau
- Jessica Korda
- Lexi Thompson
- Additional cosmetic content will be added to the store later this week.
- Add new “Modern” swing meter visuals with notchless design and improved visibly in bright skies.
- New "Swing Meter Style" visual setting replaces "Club Trail" setting. Options for using previous swing meter visuals and enabling/disabling club trails are included.
- Updated aiming arc to add an effect and change color if the ball is projected to collide before it reaches its apex. This is intended to better indicate when aimed at obvious obstructions like bunker lips directly in front of the golfer or trees that are out of view.
- Related to these changes are visual improvements to the putt read line, aiming arc, and online ball trails.
- Course-specific ball flight physics has been updated and altitude information has been added to the course select screen.
- Note that the ball typically flies further and with a slightly lower trajectory when playing at high altitude courses like Banff Springs.
- Improve AI golfer’s ability to make short putts.
- Permanently disable golfer reaction NIS in online gameplay in order to speed up play for all players.
- Fix for softlock during online gameplay if player expires their hole timer while using “Fast Play” setting.
- Fix for incorrect order of players in online in-game scoreboard after a player quits or disconnects during a round.
- Fix for crowd members obstructing the golfer in the first shot of some challenges.
- Added animation to challenge banner shown after holing out.
- Updated Scottie Scheffler’s head model.
- Dustin Johnson updated to use Taylormade glove.
- Xander Schauffele updated to use Callaway glove.
- Update Jessica Korda’s outfits and logos.
Outfit and Gear:
- Fix texture clipping on EA SPORTS V-Neck polos.
- Fix some instances where the golfer’s hand was clipping through the glove.
- Fix for golfer hair clipping with hat for few seconds when entering gameplay using low visual settings.
- Brighten texture on “EA SPORTS - White” ball.
- Structures, outfits, wipes, etc. update to use the latest U.S. Open logo.
- Updated The Open logo on pin flags.
- Ensure the loading screen for Augusta National always shows the Masters Trophy instead of the seasonal trophy.
- Wells Fargo Championship updated to use one-color white logo.
- FedEx St. Jude Championship updated to use one-color white logo.
- Fix for double input being recorded on store pages when using mouse input to dismiss an error popup.
- Fix for players being able to access locked challenge tiles by using mouse input to click the "Select" button prompt.
- Fixes to various screens and gameplay HUD elements in order to scale correctly and better support wide screen monitors.
The addition of a brand new course, the Los Angeles Country Club, is clearly the highlight of the latest update, with EA gearing up for the US Open Championship.
Free Play Weekend
EA Sports PGA Tour will be available to try for free on consoles alongside the U.S. Open Tournament.
Beginning 15 June and concluding at the end of the Tournament on 18 June, Xbox Series S|X owners with Xbox Live Gold can try out the full game via the Free Play Days promotion.
PlayStation 5 owners with PlayStation Plus can also participate in the Free Play Weekend for all four days.
There really is not better time to get stuck into EA Sports PGA Tour
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