Described as “the most authentic PGA TOUR video game experience to date,” 2K Games and HB Studios announced that PGA TOUR 2K21 will launch on August 21, 2020.
Featuring Justin Thomas as the cover athlete, PGA TOUR 2K21 will mark the next step of The Golf Club franchise. This title will include 15 licensed PGA TOUR courses, each scanned using cutting-edge technology to bring the greens, fairways, trees, bunkers, lakes and ponds to real life. Players will also be able to take advantage of thousands of custom options in the Course Designer.
Designed for players of all skill levels, PGA TOUR 2K21 will include real-time tutorials, tips and shot suggestions, while pros can take advantage of Pro Vision, Distance Control, Putt Preview and more. Social gaming also at the heart of this title; players can join in with friends in local and online matches, including Alt-Shot, Stroke Play, Skins and 4-Player Scramble. The title will also include Online Societies, which will encourage players to invite their crew to run full seasons and tournaments that each have their own unique entry rules and requirements, as well as handicap and event settings.
Learn more with the trailer below:
PGA Tour 2K21 – Announce Trailer | PS4
According to Justin Thomas, 2017 FedExCup Champion, PGA Championship winner and former World #1 on the Official World Golf Ranking:[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“Being chosen to be the first-ever cover athlete for the premiere PGA TOUR 2K game is a tremendous honor. I’m excited to join the 2K family and challenge players everywhere on the digital links.”[/testimonials]
Len Brown, PGA TOUR Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Licensing, added:[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“As a global leader in the sports simulation genre, 2K is the perfect partner to kick off the new PGA TOUR 2K video game series and introduce the PGA TOUR experience to new players of all ages. We’re thrilled to see what the future of the franchise has in store, starting with PGA TOUR 2K21.”[/testimonials]
Chris Snyder, Vice President of Marketing at 2K, also had to say the following:[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“Golf is hotter than ever, with celebrities, athletes and musicians playing the game and sharing their experiences on social media every day. Our goal is to create the most authentic golf simulation experience ever, and HB Studios brings that authenticity in PGA TOUR 2K21, which is a true 2K game in every sense, incorporating realism, depth and fun that appeals to golf aficionados and casual fans alike.”[/testimonials]
The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Google Stadia.