Rugby Challenge 2 Announced For PS3, Xbox360 And PC

  • Refined and expanded gameplay
  • More customisation options
  • Revamped sound and commentary system

Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) announced today the development of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC by New Zealand-based games developer Sidhe.

  • Refined and expanded gameplay
  • More customisation options
  • Revamped sound and commentary system

Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) announced today the development of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC by New Zealand-based games developer Sidhe.

The game will be released as Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge 2 in France, All Blacks Rugby Challenge 2 in New Zealand and Rugby Challeng 2: The Lions Tour Edition for the rest of the world. The features and content of the game include a single match mode, multi-team competition mode, an expanded multi-year career mode, tutorial mode and an online multiplayer mode with support of up to 4v4 via the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live or Steam.

The title’s gameplay has also been refined with the addition of quick taps, quick lineouts, mauls from lineouts, interceptions, contesting ball at the breakdown, removing players from the ruck, number 8 scrum pickups, and dynamic in game team strategies on both attack and defence.

The game also features more than 110 teams and over 50 stadia from around the world including official team, competition and special match licenses for the All Blacks, the Qantas Wallabies, the USA Eagles, Bledisloe Cup, British and Irish Lions 2013 Tour of Australia, Barbarians FC, Combined Country, Super Rugby teams and Aviva Premiership Rugby to name a few.

Users will also be provided with more options to create or customise players, teams, and competitions and change game rules and behaviour to shape the game for a more personalised gameplay.

Lastly, the new title offers a revamped sound and commentary system that features real-time commentary from seasoned commentators Grant Nisbett and former All black turned commentator Justin Marshall, and Fresh language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard.

Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition will be released worldwide for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in midyear 2013.

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