Kinect for Xbox 360 Integration Puts Your Authentic Swing into the Game.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: EA) announced today that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 13 and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 13:The Masters Collector’s Edition have shipped in North America and will be available worldwide starting on March 30. Both games are packed with an array of new features, including the most comprehensive swing mechanic revamp in more than a decade, allowing players to customize their shots and execute more than 62 million combinations. Additional new features include Kinect for Xbox 360 integration, making the franchise the first ever voice-enabled and controller-free sports simulation, an all-new Tiger Legacy Challenge mode that allows players to relive Tiger’s most memorable golf achievements and an online and social feature that allows fans, for the first time ever, to connect, compete and collect in-game rewards with their friends.
According to Official Xbox Magazine, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 features “the most significant changes to the long-running golf sim”. The game is available on the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
“We focused on making Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 the most immersive golf experience ever. Fans have the opportunity to chase and win one of sport’s most highly coveted accomplishments, the Green Jacket, play with or against friends with our online Country Clubs mode and incorporate their authentic swing in the game with Kinect integration,” said Mike Taramykin, vice president and general manager of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR. “Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 is the total package.”
Tiger Legacy Challenge celebrates Tiger’s greatest golf moments from child prodigy to golfing legend. The mode features 10 different eras where gamers can relive Tiger’s days as a toddler playing golf in his childhood backyard, his domination of junior and amateur events, his remarkable Tiger Slam in 2000-2001, his 14 major championship wins and much more.
In addition to all the content available in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13, the Collector’s Edition provides gamers with the most comprehensive Masters Tournament experience ever. It features exclusive access to Augusta National Golf Club’s Tournament Practice Facility, its famous Par 3 Course, an authentic Green Jacket Presentation, five additional courses and the ability to explore the hallowed grounds like never before – all of which has been authentically replicated down to millimeters of the actual course.
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 is developed in Orlando, Fla., by EA Tiburon and will retail for $59.99 and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13: The Masters Collector’s Edition will be available for $69.99 on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3.
Over the past two decades, EA SPORTS has introduced a series of immersive and authentic golf experiences across a variety of game platforms. The EA SPORTS golf product portfolio includes the award-winning Tiger Woods PGA TOUR franchise, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Online and EA SPORTS PGA TOUR® Golf Challenge for Facebook.
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