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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour’s special edition will let you play through the rain

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What do you look for in a collector’s edition of a game? Maybe it’s a fancy art book. Maybe you want a beautiful resin statue to put on your shelf that you can gawk at and convince yourself that all those Rands spent were well worth it. I on the other hand, prefer practical collector’s editions of games. And since it looks quite rainy today, I think I might just pre-order Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.

Because the special edition of that game comes with an umbrella. Yes, an actual umbrella. Behold! It’s quite fabulous.

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There is of course, a catch to all of this. And that’s that the umbrella is exclusive to UK retailer GAME. But just look at it! Features include:

  • EA Sports branding
  • Bleeding edge water-deflection system
  • Can be used as a makeshift weapon for any skilled practitioner of Bartitsu
  • Did I mention that it’s great at keeping you dry?
  • Extra smugness at watching the peasants around you get wet
  • Good for poking people?
  • No really, it’ll keep you dry I can’t stress this enough
  • This one time, I used an umbrella to help fend off an alien invasion. It also kept me dry that day

It’s a an odd and boring pre-order bonus to add to the game, but then again, that perfectly describes golf in a nutshell. Still, it’s better than that other pre-order bonus that GAME got into hot water over a few years ago, with Dead Island. After all, who wanted to a memento of a great zombie survival-horror game, that was essentially a dismembered and bloody torso?

Last Updated: May 21, 2015

11 Comments

  1. Beware of lightning

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    • The D

      May 21, 2015 at 10:13

      WINNER!

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      • Admiral Chief's Adventure

        May 21, 2015 at 10:15

        xD

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  2. Hammersteyn

    May 21, 2015 at 10:08

    I’d buy it for the umbrella, but only if it’s the same one The Kingsman uses.

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  3. Blood Emperor Trevor

    May 21, 2015 at 10:19

    Wow, if his game lets you play in the rain I can’t WAIT to see what Tiger’s will allow.

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    • Skoobaz

      May 21, 2015 at 10:37

      Er, always wear a rain coat when playing in the mud?

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  4. Brady miaau

    May 21, 2015 at 10:29

    I did not get that caddyshack reference and I think that is awesme

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  5. Darthdad

    May 21, 2015 at 10:44

    Richard Richards:
    Better come in till this blows over.

    Bishop:
    What do you think, fella?

    Carl Spackler:
    I’d keep playing. I don’t think the heavy stuff’s gonna come down for quite awhile.

    Bishop:
    You’re right. Anyway, the Good Lord would never disrupt the best game of my life.

    Oh RAT FART!

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    • The D

      May 21, 2015 at 10:52

      Ten points to Darth Dad house!

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  6. Stosta

    May 21, 2015 at 10:57

    At least it will be easier to spot people you may want to avoid if they’re walking around with a collector’s edition brolly.

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  7. fred

    May 21, 2015 at 12:00

    Will the game be any good , can it use move controllers on the ps4?

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