PGA Tour 2K23 is coming soon, with none other than Tiger Woods leading the charge for this year's game!
The golfing legend is not only the cover star across all three editions, but he is also the Executive Director of the game too.
This year's game offers an all-new swing mechanic too, so players will have the choice of two ways to play the game.
Let's start with the tried and trusted Analog Swing which remains available in PGA Tour 2K23.
The Analog Swing mirrors a traditional real-life golf movement, so it is perfect if that is what you are after.
Analog Swing Controls
To begin the motion, pull straight back on the right analog stick and time your push forward as the power meter reaches the sweet spot for a silky smooth shot laced down the fairway.
Tempo and timing are crucial with your windup; swinging too quickly will hook your shot and being too slow will cause a slice.
A seamless, fluid follow-through will produce quality shots—and a rush of excitement.
Many players will feel right at home with this classic swing technique and will become fairway finders in no time.
Making its debut in the PGA TOUR 2K franchise, the 3-Click swing requires you to holdand release the A/X button (depending on your platform of choice) for power, and tap it twice to line up your swing path and club face angle. It’s as simple as one, two, three.
The presentation differs from the traditional 3-Click swing mechanic you might've seen in past golf games: you’ll see a circular power meter displayed as you take your stance, rather than a horizontal bar. Regardless of whether you’re hitting a normal iron shot, pitching, or chipping, the meter shape won’t change.
3-Click Swing Controls
To start your shot, hold down the X/A to the desired power and time your release as it nears the power circle; exceeding the recommended range will result in an overpowered shot or vice versa.
After you release, a green dot will start moving counterclockwise at the bottom of the circle, quickly tap X/A at the top of the circle to determine your swing path.
Tapping X/A a second time as it reaches the bottom hash mark will determine an open or closed club face.
At any time, you can change the difficulty settings, but it will tweak the swing speed of the meter—unlike the Analog Stick.