EA Sports has announced the official poster boy to replace Tiger Woods for EA’s golf game this morning when the company announced and detailed EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour. We’ll likely hear more about the game during EA’s E3 2015 press conference, but for now, here are 5 fast facts we already know:
1. EA Sports Has Overhauled the UI and Menus.
EA Sports has stated that they have changed up the UI and menus to make it easier for players to get into the game and onto the course faster, and have given the game “more of a TV broadcast feel.”
2. The Game Will Have Commentary From Some Golf Channel Announcers.
EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour will also have all-new commentary from Golf Channel’s Frank Nobilo and Rich Lerner for an added bit of realism, filled with good-natured jabs and historical references.
3. ‘EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour’ Will Release For Xbox One and PS4.
EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour will release for only PS4 and Xbox One, meaning the previous generation of consoles (and the Wii U and PC) are all being left out of the picture.
4. The Game Has a Release Date In June 2015.
EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour golf will release for the PS4 and Xbox One in June 2015, and is available for pre-order now.
5. It’ll Be Mentioned During EA’s E3 2015 Conference.
It’s no coincidence that EA plans to release their upcoming golf game in June, since June holds the biggest stage for gaming with E3 every year. EA will undoubtedly at least mention EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour during their press conference, likely to show off some of the new gen technology to hype the game up a little.
That’s pretty much all that EA detailed for the time being, but they say we’ll learn more info about their new golf game over the next few weeks. For more on EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour and more, stay tuned to Heavy’s Games section.