Some say that golf ruins a peaceful walk, perhaps due to its slower nature through a significantly larger area than most other sports. I don’t those same people would ever refer to golf as a fast-paced sport. Until now that is as Golf With Your Friends is the golf game for people that don’t like golf, and it arrives on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC today. And it’s even launching on Xbox Game Pass.
Available right now, Golf With Your Friends on Xbox One (and Xbox Game Pass), PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch features nine completely different courses, as it takes the traditionally sedentary pace of golf and cranks it up to 11 with time limits and simultaneous play for up to 12 players online and locally. The basic aim is still there: Get around the course in the fewest shots possible. Just watch out for the thousands of obstacles that will get in your way.
The courses are based on a variety of themes including pirates, museums and haunted houses – plus special courses based on other Team17 franchises including Worms and Prison Architect (coming soon). Along with a whole host of customisation options including hats and lifebelts for your golf balls, several different modes including basketball and hockey themed games, there is more than enough content here that you can shake your golf club at!
Kailan Clark, CEO, Blacklight Interactive, commented:
“Seeing the community’s response towards the Early Access version of Golf With Your Friends during its development has been an incredible experience for us, and we’re delighted to offer even more players the chance to tee off with their friends on PC and console. We’re sure that fans will enjoy all of the weird and wonderful ways to play the beautiful game of golf!”
Max Everingham, Head of Publishing, Team17, added:
“We’ve already seen incredible success with Golf With Your Friends, building up a loyal and passionate community that has continued to support its development at every step of the way. Team17 and Blacklight Interactive have worked closely together to provide plenty new content, including entire new courses, customisation options, and game modes, building Golf With Your Friends into a fun and family-friendly online game like no other mini-golf title available today.”
Golf With Your Friends is on the Xbox Store right now priced at £14.99. For those that pre-ordered there is also the Caddy Pack (also available for £1.79), which comes with some unique customisation options including goose life floats – because you will end up in the drink on several occasions – and a cute Triceratops hat, plus more! Don’t forget to also stay tuned as we have a full review coming very soon.
Why have friends if not to play Golf… With Your Friends! Nothing is out of bounds as you take on 9 courses filled with fast paced, exciting, simultaneous mini golf for up to 12 players! Key Features: 12 Player Multiplayer! Make sure your skills are up to scratch as you tee off against 11 other golfers in online multiplayer. Themed Courses! 9 courses with unique mechanics and holes, become a pro in the pirate course or aim for an albatross in the ancient theme. Powerups! Drive a wedge between your friends as you trap their ball in honey, freeze it or turn it into a square. Three Game Modes! Tee off in classic mini golf, shoot for the pars in hoops or swap the hole for a goal in hockey Customisations! Turn the fairway into the runway, with unlockable hats, skins and trails for your ball.