Back to News Releases


Championship Edition II Now Shipping from GLOBAL VR - Free for Tournament Connected Cabinets

January 28, 2004 -- San Jose, CA - GLOBAL VR, manufacturer and developer of video games for the coin-op market, announced today that free copies of the new Championship Edition II software update are shipping to
EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ Golf tournament operators.

Championship Edition II delivers 15 total 18-hole courses. Five new courses - Bay Hill, Colonial CC, The Predator (Front 9), The Highlands (Back 9) and Black Rock Cove - are featured in this release. Bay Hill, Arnold Palmer's Orlando course, is known for wide-open fairways, tempting risk/reward options and multiple rows of bunkers protecting spacious and well-defined greens. Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, plays host to the Colonial National on the PGA Tour. All 18 holes of the fantasy courses The Predator and The Highlands are now open to all play modes. Finally, Black Rock Cove gives video golfers 18 holes of beautiful and challenging play.

Local Operator Tournaments are part of this major update. Operators can now create their own tournaments and promotional events on cabinets online. By logging in to GLOBAL VR's website, operators can select tournament dates, course, difficulty level, and a host of other options. With GLOBAL VR's easy to use tournament system, Operators can receive detailed player reports via fax or email, with no installation of proprietary software tools. Local Operator Tournaments are free for operators who choose flat-fee tournament billing.

"GLOBAL VR has made a commitment to provide operators with not only the best software, but also the best business model in video golf. Championship Edition II blows the competition away - with 5 new courses, 15 total courses, and Local Operator Tournaments - and we're shipping it free to our subscription tournament operators" commented GLOBAL VR President Milind Bharvirkar.

Operators who are connected to GLOBAL VR's Tournament System can expect to receive Championship Edition II software updates at no charge for their flat-fee EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ Golf Championship Edition cabinets.

For further information please contact:

Wes Harris
Phone: (408) 597-3400 ext: 2443
Fax: (408) 597-3431

Back to News Releases