News – Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters announced

January 4, 2011 by  
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EA have yet another Tiger Woods game on the way. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters will allow you to take your clubs and balls onto Augusta National Golf Club for the very time in the franchise and even get some assistance from your own personal caddie. Below, from the official announcement, is a complete rundown of the confirmed features that the game will include:

Masters Moments – Play through memorable, historic moments as players try to measure up against some of the sport’s greatest legends.

Tiger at the Masters – Relive each of Tiger’s four wins at the Masters by attempting to equal or beat his scores in each round of the Tournament.

The Caddie Experience – Behind every great golfer is a trusted and reliable caddie. Players will have a caddie by their side on every swing, providing strategic advice, from shot selection to reading greens, helping them become a more successful golfer.

The Closest Thing to Being There – For the first time ever, EA SPORTS™ utilized a new state-of-the art laser scanning technology at Augusta National Golf Club to laser scan every hole featured in the game. This will provide players with the most authentic digital representation of the Tournament and Par 3 courses. Every tree, every azalea and every undulation in every green was recreated down to the smallest detail.

Broadcast Presentation – Feel the emotion of every swing as called by the all-new commentary team of Jim Nantz and David Feherty, who headline a completely revamped TV broadcast presentation package.

Career Mode – The all-new career mode will closely mirror the journey of an amateur golfer’s rise through the ranks and chase the title of Masters champion.

New Players – Over 20 professional golfers to choose from, including Zach Johnson (2007 Masters Champion) and Bubba Watson (2010 Ryder Cup – Team USA).

Championship Courses – Take on the best of the best on sixteen of the world’s most celebrated courses, including Augusta National Golf Club, Royal Melbourne Golf Club (Australia), Atlanta Athletic Club, TPC San Antonio, St Andrews Links and Pebble Beach Golf Links.

The game will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. The PS3 version will have Move support and will also have a Collector’s Edition of the game available for it, in which will include an additional five exclusive courses. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters will be released on all formats on April 1st.

What did we think of the previous Tiger Woods game? Read Chris’ thoughts in his review.