NEW YORK – Today 2K has set a starting time for PGA TOUR 2K23the next entry in HB Studios’ golf simulation video game franchise. PGA TOUR 2K23 Deluxe Edition and PGA TOUR 2K23 Tiger Woods Edition are slated for worldwide release on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, followed by PGA TOUR 2K23 Standard Edition on Friday, October 14, 2022. With PGA TOUR icon and all-time sports great Tiger Woods as the cover athlete, PGA TOUR 2K23 celebrates Woods’ legacy by showcasing him both as a playable pro in the game and as an executive director advising the game’s development team.
“It’s not only great to be back on the cover of a video game, but the role of executive director makes it a really unique opportunity,” said Tiger Woods. “2K is the perfect partner for me and I’m excited to continue to impact the game and culture of golf beyond my play on the PGA TOUR.”
Woods leads a roster of over 14 male and female pros at launch*, including Justin Thomas, Lexi Thompson, Tony Finau, Lydia Ko, Collin Morikawa, Will Zalatoris, Brooke Henderson and more. Players can enter the tee box as one of the pros in Exhibition, Multiplayer and Divot Derby play, or compete against them in a battle to climb the leaderboard and win the FedExCup in PGA TOUR MyCAREER mode. As well as the pros, the broadcast-style presentation and commentary team of Rich Beem and Luke Elvy also return, with the addition of English golf pro and broadcaster Henni Koyack.
PGA TOUR 2K23 will include 20 licensed courses at launch. New additions include the South Course of Wilmington Country Club, Renaissance Club, St. George’s Golf and Country Club and more. The industry-leading course designer also returns, giving players the ability to create the courses of their dreams and share them with a global online community**.
MyPLAYER customization returns and players can outfit their MyPLAYERS, just like Tiger, with Nike Golf, TaylorMade and Bridgestone Golf apparel and equipment. Even more apparel options are available from licensed brands including Callaway Golf, FootJoy, Malbon Golf, Nike Golf, PUMA, Titleist, TravisMathew and more***. Clubs and balls from brands such as Bridgestone Golf, Callaway Golf, COBRA, Mizuno, Odyssey Golf, Scotty Cameron, TaylorMade, Titleist and Wilson are available to dress up players’ golf bags and keep them moving. In addition to the analog stick swing back, a three-click swing option is also available for an extra level of customization so players can play the way they want.
PGA TOUR 2K23 features new casual modes to help beginners get into the game, while providing seasoned players with new challenges and opportunities to work on their skills. The introduction of Topgolf offers a unique experience mimicking the popular golf entertainment phenomenon, where players can aim for targets and try to earn the highest score. Practice mode offers several ways to develop skills, including swing calibration, lessons, chipping practice, a driving range and putting green.
Online multiplayer features also return for PGA TOUR 2K23. Online companies encourage players to team up with friends for custom tournaments and full seasons, while Clubhouse Pass will provide post-launch content and goals for players to enjoy in the future.
PGA TOUR 2K23 is rated E for everyone by the ESRB and will be available on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation®5 (PS5™), PlayStation®4 (PS4™) and Steam. The game will be available in several editions, each with a unique cover featuring painted portraits of Tiger Woods:
PGA TOUR 2K23 Standard Edition:
• Physical and digital versions for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles include the base game;
• For PC, includes the base game and the Golden Club Packwhich includes a Golden Putter, a Golden Driver, and four unusual consumable golf ball sleeves;
• Players who pre-order any version of the Standard Edition will receive the Michael Jordan bonus packwhich includes playable sports icon Michael Jordan, as well as four Common consumable golf ball sleeves;
• Players who purchase the standard edition of the game for the Xbox Series X|S consoles (physical or digital version) or PlayStation 5 (digital version only) which includes the cross-generational dual entitlement will also receive the Golden Club Pack for play on Xbox One or PlayStation 4, respectively.
PGA TOUR 2K23 Deluxe Edition:
• For Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 5 consoles, includes base game with cross-generational dual entitlement, plus Michael Jordan bonus pack, Gold Club Pack, and Deluxe Edition Bonus Packwhich includes 1300 VC (virtual currency), a hockey stick putter, a gold baseball cap, a gold glove, and three rare consumable golf ball sleeves;
• For PC, includes the base game, as well as the Michael Jordan bonus pack, Gold Club Pack, and Deluxe Edition Bonus Pack.
PGA TOUR 2K23 Tiger Woods Edition (only available in digital format):
• Includes all content from Standard and deluxe edition for the purchased platform;
• Includes the Tiger Woods Edition Bonus Pack – which includes a set of Tiger Woods TaylorMade wedges, a Nike TW Golf tee and three Epic consumable golf ball sleeves – plus the Tiger Woods Signature Sunday Packwhich includes a red polo shirt, black pants, a black hat, Nike TW Golf shoes, a Nike TW Golf belt and a Bridgestone Golf TOUR B XS, Tiger Edition golf ball.
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