Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13
TWPGA13 Boxart.jpg
Developer(s) EA Tiburon
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series PGA Tour
Platform(s) PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Release date(s) NA 20120327March 27, 2012
AUS 20120329March 29, 2012
EU 20120330March 30, 2012
Genre(s) Sports (Golf)
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 is a golfing simulation video game in the PGA Tour series published by Electronic Arts.[1] It was released in North America on March 27, 2012, in Australia on March 29, 2012 and in Europe on March 30, 2012[2] for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This is the first version of the game since 2006 not to be released on the Wii.[3] EA has sunsetted the servers which means the courses are no longer available for download.

Game Modes[edit]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 features a game mode called "Legacy Challenge," where players control Tiger Woods through various points of his life, including:

  • Toddler Years (ages 2–5)
  • Early Years (ages 7–11)
  • Junior Years (ages 12–15)
  • Amateur Years (ages 18–20)
  • Rookie Years (ages 21 and 22)
  • Tiger Slam (ages 24 and 25; 2000 and 2001)
  • Pro Years (2002–2009)
  • Present Day (2010–2013)
  • Future (2014–2017)
  • Record Books (Winning 19th major to break Jack Nicklaus' record)

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Features[edit]

Online Country Clubs[edit]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 will allow players to team up with friends in an Online Country Club or to create their own. The Country Club will allow members to earn Status Points and Coins that can be used to play rounds on a downloadable course or to unlock Boost Pin packs for their golfer.

The Online Country Club will feature stat breakdowns to allow members to compare themselves to other members. The Country Club also offers a tournament creation feature for members to compete for the title of Club Champion. [5]

Courses[edit]

Course Base
game
Collector's
Edition
DLC Notes
United States Atlanta Athletic Club No No Yes
United States Augusta National Yes Yes No
United States Augusta National Par 3 No Yes Yes
Canada Banff Springs No No Yes
United States Bethpage Black Yes Yes No
United States Blackwolf Run, River Course No No Yes
Wales Celtic Manor Yes Yes No
Greece Costa Navarino No No Yes
United States Crooked Stick Yes Yes No
United States East Lake Yes Yes No
Japan Emerald Dragon (Fantasy Course) No No Yes Best Buy pre-order bonus for PlayStation 3/Xbox 360
Greece Greek Isles (Fantasy Course) No No Yes
Scotland Highlands (Fantasy Course) No No Yes
United States Kiawah Island, Ocean Course Yes Yes No
United States Liberty National No No Yes
United States Oakmont No Yes Yes
United States PGA National Champion Course No Yes Yes
United States Pebble Beach Yes Yes No
United States Pinehurst No. 2 No Yes Yes
Belize Predator (Fantasy Course) No No Yes
England Royal Birkdale Yes Yes No
Northern Ireland Royal County Down Yes Yes No
Australia Royal Melbourne Yes Yes No
United States Spyglass Hill No No Yes
Scotland St. Andrews, Old Course Yes Yes No
United States TPC Blue Monster at Doral No No Yes Gamestop pre-order bonus for PlayStation 3
United States TPC San Antonio No No Yes
United States TPC at Sawgrass Yes Yes No
United States TPC of Scottsdale Yes Yes No
United Arab Emirates The Els Club Yes Yes No
United States The Old White TPC No Yes Yes
United States Torrey Pines, South Course Yes Yes No
United States Valhalla Yes Yes No
United States Waialae No No Yes
United States Whistling Straits, Straits Course No Yes Yes
United States Wolf Creek Golf Club No No Yes Gamestop pre-order bonus for Xbox 360

Golfers[edit]

Licensed Tournaments[edit]

Amazon Pre-order Exclusive[edit]

Blockbuster Pre-order[edit]

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Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (X360) 78.95%[7]
(PS3) 75.60%[8]
Metacritic (X360) 77/100[9]
(PS3) 75/100[10]
Review scores
Publication Score
Destructoid 8/10[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly 9/10[12]
Eurogamer 6/10[13]
Game Informer 8/10[14]
Game Revolution 4/5 stars[15]
GameSpot (PS3) 7/10[16]
(X360) 6.5/10[17]
GameTrailers 8.5/10[18]
IGN 6.5/10[19]
Official Xbox Magazine 7.5/10[20]
PlayStation Magazine 8/10[21]
Digital Spy 4/5 stars[22]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[23]

The game was met with slightly positive reception upon release. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 78.95% and 77 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version,[7][9] and 75.60% and 75 out of 100 for the PlayStation 3 version.[8][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "German press release from Electronic Arts on the new PGA TOUR 13". Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://kotaku.com/5883322/sign-589-that-the-wii-is-on-the-wane
  4. ^ http://kotaku.com/5883138/tiger-woods-pga-13-will-let-you-live-out-the-golf-stars-life-starting-at-age-2
  5. ^ [2][dead link]
  6. ^ [3][dead link]
  7. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  11. ^ Sarkar, Samit (April 3, 2012). "Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (X360)". Destructoid. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  12. ^ Camron, Marc (March 27, 2012). "EGM Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (X360)". EGM Now. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  13. ^ Schilling, Chris (March 28, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review (X360)". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  14. ^ Kato, Matthew (March 27, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13". Game Informer. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  15. ^ Tan, Nick (March 27, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 Review (X360)". Game Revolution. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  16. ^ Todd, Brett (April 2, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review (PS3)". GameSpot. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  17. ^ Todd, Brett (March 29, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review (X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA [Tour] Review (X360)". GameTrailers. March 28, 2012. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  19. ^ Dyer, Mitch (April 2, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Review". IGN. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  20. ^ McCaffrey, Ryan (March 28, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 review". Official Xbox Magazine. Archived from the original on January 28, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 84. May 2012. 
  22. ^ Martin, Liam (April 5, 2012). "'Tiger Woods PGa Tour 13' review (Xbox 360)". Digital Spy. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 
  23. ^ Davey, Neil (April 4, 2012). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 - review (PS3)". The Guardian. Retrieved February 6, 2015.