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					TIGER’S COACH IS YOUR COACH IN TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 09
Tiger’s Performance Coach, Hank Haney, Guides Gamers through Their Career
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May
1, 2008 – Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced
today that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 09, the next installment of the world’s #1
selling golf video game franchise, will be available in retail stores this summer.
The game will feature dynamic, personalized gameplay via Tiger Woods’ personal
coach, Hank Haney. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 also features a more intuitive and
customized EA SPORTS™ GamerNet** experience as well as an allnew
game engine powering online play.
“Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 is the most authentic golf video game on the market,
and we’re excited to bring an immersive experience to the masses,” said
Executive Producer Mike Taramykin. “Our partnership with Hank Haney provides
fans immediate coaching from one of the top minds in golf. This year’s game
brings unprecedented levels of customization and control, allowing seasoned vets
and first time players ‘inside the ropes’ of TOUR golf.”
Looking to drive the ball long and straight? Trying to nail the pin with the
approach shot? An all new addition to this year’s game, Haney will assist gamers
as they hit the links and try to advance their career to win the FedExCup. In Tiger
Woods PGA TOUR 09, a player’s skill level is dynamic, constantly adjusting
throughout the round just as it would during a real afternoon out on
the links. Following each round, Haney will deliver customized feedback on a
player’s performance. This feedback system allows all gamers, rookies or PGA
TOUR pros, to compete and enjoy the game at any level.
EA SPORTS GamerNet is a groundbreaking online innovation that features a
refined, easy to use interface in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09. EA SPORTS GamerNet
challenges, such as long drive, approach shots and putting will be delivered
instantly throughout all game modes and players will have the ability to post their
challenges from the fairways. EA SPORTS GamerNet also features an all new
daily leaderboard and challenges customized to fit an individual’s playing style.
Online play has also been enhanced with Simultaneous Play. This all new online
engine gives up to four players the ability to play each hole at the same time,
allowing players to get in a rhythm, swing when they are ready and make one
round of golf even faster and more competitive than
ever before possible. Developed in Orlando, Fla., by EA Tiburon, Tiger Woods PGA
TOUR 09 will be available on August 26 on the Xbox 360™ video game and
entertainment system, the PlayStation®2 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer
entertainment systems, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and Wii™.
For more information about Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09, check out
www.easports.com/tigerwoods09.
EA SPORTS™ is the leading interactive sports software brand in the world, with
topselling titles and franchises including Madden NFL Football, FIFA Soccer, NHL®
hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, NCAA® Football, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® and
NASCAR® racing.

* Based on NPD data.

				
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