EA Sports Removing Rory McIlroy PGA Tour From Sale

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

Sad news for golf fans as EA Sports is ending sales of Rory McIlroy PGA Tour nearly three years after its release.

As of May 22, the game will no longer be available for purchase via digital marketplaces. In addition, EA has also confirmed that the game will be removed from its EA Access Vault on Xbox One.

It’s unclear if those with physical copies of the game will no longer be able to play the game online.

No reason has been given for the game’s removal from sales or the vault, but there is speculation that it could have to do with licensing agreements expiring. From individual golfers to famed golf courses, there are numerous licenses involved in making a featured golf game.

Released in 2015, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour seemed to be the first in a relaunched series for EA Sports. However, there has been no word regarding a follow up to the title or the status of the franchise in general.

SGO has reached out to EA Sports for clarification on the status of the series, and will update the story should a response be received.

It’s not all bad news for golf fans, however, as The Golf Club is set to return later this year with the release of The Golf Club 2019 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam.


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