Behind the scenes look at how PGA Tour 2K21 uses Course Scanning for ultimate accuracy

We get a look at the lengths 2K has gone to, to make players experience these iconic venues as if for real.

by Ramzi Musa
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PGA Tour 2K21 is just around the corner, and we’ve now got a behind the scenes look at how they’ve recreated the confirmed courses in breath-taking accuracy.

Keep reading to find out just how 2K is using state-of-the-art technology to make these iconic course come alive, and if you haven’t already – check out our hands-on preview of the game right here!

PGA Tour 2K21 Course Scanning

2K shared the below video which gives us a glimpse into just how far they’ve gone to ensure accuracy in the game.

They bring in ‘real-world data’ into the game, and allow the user to interact with it – which ensures that you get the most authentic golfing experience available.

READ MORE: PGA TOUR 2K21 Confirmed Players

Each course takes several months for HB Studios to build, and it starts by partnering with Terra Imaging to capture and process detailed aerial drone footage of each one.

The drones capture details down to one centimetre of accuracy!

Our best look yet at the courses?

Following the course reveals, some of the feedback was that fans wanted to see more! Well, this footage actually gives us a great look at what some of the venues look like in the game – and they don’t disappoint.

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WHERE LEGENDS ARE BORN! Take in the scenery as you dominate on the green!

What stands out are some of the lighting effects in the game, which are on show with the water, and shadows from the buildings and trees.

READ MORE: Confirmed Courses for PGA Tour 2K21

There are some seriously impressive courses in the game, some of which are on the coast or even surrounded by mountains, so all signs are pointing to a great looking game upon release.

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Release Date and Pre-order

PGA Tour 2K21 is coming out on 21 August 2020 for Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia, and Switch.

If you want to guarantee your copy on release date, and the CodeChaos MyPLAYER Pack (which we just saw in-game), check out the link below for our guide to editions and pre-orders.

PRE-ORDER NOW: PGA Tour 2K21

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Ramzi Musa

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