GOLF+ unveiled an unique partnership with the PGA TOUR, bringing licensed match programs into the VR golf sim from early 2023.
A five-year partnership, developer Golf Scope will create new PGA TOUR interactive experiences in VR. Promising options tied to real-life tournaments, the brand new content material will start subsequent yr with the upcoming Phoenix Open, introducing TPC Scottsdale and TPC Sawgrass as DLC.
“With this partnership, we’ll be the unique VR accomplice of the PGA Tour. Which suggests if you wish to watch a match in VR whereas standing on the 3D digital course, it’ll occur in GOLF+,” CEO and GOLF+ co-founder Ryan Engle advised UploadVR. “We’ll let our gamers compete face to face in opposition to the professionals, in actual time. Proper after the professional hits the shot we’ll have a 3D shot path of precisely the place the ball went, and we’ll give gamers the flexibility to attempt to greatest the professional, and even play a full spherical in opposition to a bunch of execs.”
Elaborating additional, he then advised UploadVR that GOLF+ will add “over a dozen extra” programs following the Phoenix Open, although pricing particulars stay unconfirmed.
Launched in 2020 as Professional Putt by Topgolf earlier than being renamed, this isn’t the primary time we’ve seen iconic golf programs arrive in GOLF+. Between Pebble Seashore And Pinehurst No.2, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, or the fictional Alpine course as a free replace, Golf Scope isn’t letting up anytime quickly.
GOLF+ is accessible now on the Meta Quest platform for $29.99.