Tru Blu Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing their Australian rules football game AFL Live 2
later in 2013 for the Xbox 360. The sequel will include many new features and modes to simulate one of Australia's most beloved sports, including a new 15-year career mode that takes players all the way from the TAC Cup through the Peter Jackson VFL and into the Toyota AFL Premiership Season.AFL Live 2
will aim for the goals, allowing players to make up their own teams by drafting some of the 200 real-life AFL players that have been modeled into glorious 3D. You will also be able to control one of over 60 real-life teams from the TAC Cup, VFL, AFL, and other bonus teams.
The game will allow the player to take on some of the exciting duties normally assigned to team coaches and managers, such as player trading, managing finances, attending tribunals, and pushing the troops through training. During the big matches, in either single player or online, you will also hear expert commentary from the smooth talking Dennis Cometti and former Geelong club player Tom Harley.
Tru Blu Managing Director Sebastian Giompaolo talks about how this iteration will improve upon the last:
The demand for a new AFL game on Playstation®3 and Xbox 360® has been staggering. We have listened to our fans and improved the gameplay, by improving your ability to out-manoeuvre your opponents, and selecting meaningful team tactics that give you control of your team. In addition the comprehensive 15-year career mode, new gameplay and new additions will allow AFL and sports fans alike the chance to experience all the action of the AFL from the best seat in the house.
AFL Licensing Manager Jessica Hatz is certainly enthusiastic about the upcoming game:
AFL Live 2 delivers an innovative new gameplay experience, accurately capturing the speed and strategy of today’s AFL. It’s an incredibly realistic AFL experience and a must-have game for anyone who loves their footy.AFL Live 2
will be going for the speccy
when it is released later in 2013 for the Xbox 360.