The eyes of the world will be on New Zealand in just over 2 weeks time, when the battle for the Web Ellis Cup begins in earnest. However, gamers don’t have to wait that long to steer their favourite team to glory, with the launch of the official game today.
The official Rugby World Cup 2011 videogame allows players to recreate these and many other moments from the tournament: taking their pick of the 20 teams, guiding them through the pool phase and onto the final. Players also get the chance to fight for the glory of their chosen nation online, challenging other players to one-on-one matches on Xbox LIVE.
Rugby World Cup 2011 will be available for the Xbox 360 and other platforms from today, Friday, August 26th 2011. For more information, please visit the official game website at www.rwc2011game.com and facebook.com\rwc2011game. Be sure to check out the launch trailer and screens below.