EA will get golf recreation exclusivity for The Masters

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In wake of 2K securing Tiger Woods rights, EA Sports activities PGA Tour turns into the one recreation with all 4 golf majors

Digital Arts revealed this week that it has obtained unique rights to the Masters Match for its upcoming return to golf video games.

With this exclusivity deal, all 4 main PGA tournaments — Masters Match, PGA Championship, US Open Championship and The Open Championship — will solely be out there by way of EA Sports activities PGA Tour: Highway to the Masters.

“EA Sports activities is dedicated to rising the love of sports activities for everybody, and thru our partnerships with the PGA Tour, Augusta Nationwide and the opposite majors, we are going to carry new and longtime followers nearer to the largest occasions in golf than ever earlier than,” stated Cam Weber, government vice chairman and GM of EA Sports activities.

The Masters Match exclusivity with EA underscores a renewed depth to the writer’s sporting rivalry with Take-Two Interactive.

Final month, Take-Two acquired PGA Tour 2K21 developer HB Studios and singed a long-term unique partnership with Tiger Woods.

Woods was the long-time cowl athlete for EA’s PGA Tour franchise, till they made a “mutual choice” to finish the 15-year relationship in 2013.

EA made yet another PGA Tour recreation with Rory McIlroy as the duvet athlete after parting with Woods, then shelved the franchise.

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