FREE-TO-PLAY* EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® GOLF CHALLENGE FOR FACEBOOK NOW AVAILABLE

Get ready to grip it and rip it, as EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® Golf Challenge, the new free-to-play* golf game for Facebook is now available at: http://apps.facebook.com/pgatourgolfchallengeEA SPORTS PGA TOUR Golf Challenge features real-time 3D gameplay** on Facebook and offers a fun social gameplay experience for a wide-range of sports fans and their friends.

Developed at EA SPORTS Tiburon, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR Golf Challenge allows participants to play rounds of golf to earn experience (XP) and level up through their career while also unlocking world famous golf courses, such as Pebble Beach Golf Links, St Andrews, TPC Sawgrass and more.  Daily challenges allow players to compete against their Facebook friends, with weekly champions crowned as players vie for golf supremacy.   Tailored to a casual gaming audience, the game features accessible, easy to master gameplay mechanics, including one-click swing, easy aiming with a mouse or keyboard, an assortment of custom clubs, and a variety of shot types.  EA SPORTS PGA TOUR Golf Challenge also offers a number of gameplay modes and additional opportunities to customize and accelerate a player’s career that can be purchased via micro-transactions. 

Features

    <*> Real-time 3D Gameplay– Gaming on Facebook taken to the next level through real-time 3D golf gameplay– powered by the Unity3D engine <*> Your Golfer– Customize your golfer with new clubs and gear from the Pro Shop, train daily and then hit the links to earn XP and level up in your career.  Unlock new courses and items in the Pro Shop as your XP level rises. <*> Daily Challenge– Play quick, daily 3 hole challenges versus your Facebook friends to earn XP and level up.  Come back every day for new challenges and compete against your friends to determine the weekly champion.  <*> World Famous Courses— Play on 6 of the most spectacular courses in golf, including Pebble Beach Golf Links, St Andrews (The Old Course), TPC Sawgrass, Wolf Creek, Banff Springs, and the fantasy course Emerald Dragon. 
EA SPORTS PGA TOUR Golf Challenge joins the Tiger Woods PGA TOUR franchise to expand the EA SPORTS portfolio of immersive golf experiences that give casual and hardcore gamers the ability to hit the links via an authentic gameplay experience. 
    <*>Internet connection, registration and Unity Web Player required.
** Unity Web Player required.

Contact:

Katherine Coulthart

Senior Publicist

407.386.4812

kcoulthart@ea.com

 


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