More 13 May 2021 2:12 PM +00:00

EA Sports PGA Tour confirmed to arrive in 2021

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Over the last month or so, we've seen teases around EA Sports' returning golf franchise PGA Tour.

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Despite a game announcement and confirmation that all four majors will be on the game, we still had no idea when the game was arriving.

Well, thanks to an EA earnings call - we know it's coming in 2021.

EA Sports PGA Tour Release Window

The EA earnings call states: "All of our new EA Sports games in FY '22 are designed for next-gen console platforms including FIFA, Madden, NHL and EA Sports PGA TOUR, our return to golf that is set for Q4 of this year."

Yep, that's right - EA Sports PGA Tour will arrive between October-December in 2021.

Exactly when is difficult to say, but given the Ryder Cup takes place at the end of September this year - perhaps we could see the golf title as early as Friday, 1 October 2021.

What we know so far

There isn't a huge amount to go on thus far, other than the licenced tournaments.

All four majors - The Masters, The Open, The US Open and the PGA Championship will be on the game, as well as a host of other PGA licenced tournaments.

The cover of the game may also have been revealed - containing headline licence The Masters at Augusta National.

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No golfers have yet been confirmed for the game - but we do know a name that WON'T be on the EA title - the GOAT that is Tiger Woods.

The 15-time major winner has signed an exclusive deal with rivals 2K - but it remains to be seen what the future of the PGA Tour 2K franchise is.

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In his place, we expect another high calibre golfer like Rory McIlory, Dustin Johnson or Jordan Spieth to be on the game.

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