Tiger Woods 12 hits iPhone, iPad ahead of console release

Latest Tiger Woods release hits mobile devices early

iPhone and iPad given the nod over Xbox and PS3 for latest Tiger Woods gaming release

EA has officially launched Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 for the iPhone and iPad, days before the console bound rendition of the game is set to touch down.

With Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters set to hit PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles this Friday, April 1st ahead of next week’s Masters Championship in Augusta, EA Mobile has jumped the gun with the mobile app-based version of the annual release landing early for iOS device touting gamers.

Adding new golfers, courses and improved graphics to the title that was one of last year’s most popular iPhone and iPad game releases, PGA Tour 12 also introduces new game modes with the ‘Tiger Challenge’ to see gamers complete over 20 mini-game challenges in order to earn in-game currency required to enter the tour.

Facebook integration is to play a key role in the new Tiger Woods mobile release with a weekly ‘Closest to the Pin’ challenge to see friends and strangers pit it out against each other with scores collated via the global leading social networking site.

Available from today in the Apple App Store, iPhone and iPod Touch users can pick up the full game for £3.99 with a free sample download also available. Wanna iPad PGA Tour 12 golfers will have to fork out £5.99 for the EA title.

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