Platform: PLAYSTATION 3
Rugby World Cup is the crown jewel of the sport and a prominent global property with television coverage of Rugby World Cup 2007 spanning more than 200 territories, reaching a cumulative audience of 4 billion viewers. Rugby World Cup 2011 is being held in New Zealand for the first time since the inaugural Tournament in 1987. Teams representing 20 nations will compete in 48 matches across 12 Host Cities between 9 September and 23 October 2011.
This is the official game of Rugby World Cup 2011 from the premier Rugby game developer. Be right in the centre of the mud, sweat, tears and passion as you take your team through the pool and knockout stages, right the way to the Final. Back your team, take on your hardest rivals and fight every inch for the right to proudly lift the Webb Ellis Cup.
Rugby World Cup 2011 will reflect in detail the incredible action and passion of Rugby's showcase sporting event with the most accurate Rugby experience ever created.
Developed by leading Rugby developer HB Studios, Rugby World Cup 2011 represents the studio's first Rugby game on this generation of consoles and takes full advantage of the available hardware to create a game that reflects the prestige of the world's third-largest sports event.
Rugby World Cup 2011 will challenge players to pick from the 20 World Cup 2011 participating countries, and attempt to lead their team through the pool phase progress to the Final and the opportunity to lift the prestigious Webb Ellis Cup.
National rivalries, venues and player personalities are perfectly captured as participants will fight for the pride of their nation in either solo play or with up to three friends in local multiplayer matches. For the first time, Rugby World Cup 2011 will give players the chance to fight for the glory of their country online by challenging other players to one-on-one matches online.