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Tiger Woods Dropped From Cover Of 'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters'

First Posted: 01/06/11 01:01 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

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The "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters" video game comes out March 29th, but Woods will not appear on the cover on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii versions for the first time ever.

However, Woods will reportedly appear on the cover of PS3 Collector's Edition.

Last year, Woods shared the cover with rookie Rory McIlroy.

Reuters reported that David Cole, a video game analyst of DFC intelligence, said the "sales of "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11" were down 50% to 60% on a worldwide basis from 2009."

EA Sports President Peter Moore said at a media conference that EA Sports is not backing away from their relationship with Woods.

"You shouldn't read anything into the fact that Tiger's not featured on the box art of that particular edition," Moore said. "Tiger is right there on the PS3 version of the game with Move support, which was very good for us and Sony last year. We'll continue that."

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Filed by Michael Klopman  |