publishers (in Europe
) Bigben Interactive and developers HB Studios have announced that they have managed to acquire the official license for the Rugby Union World Cup and will be the companies behind Rugby World Cup 2015
, the official game for this year's event in England and Wales.
Benoît Clerc, Head of Software at Bigben Interactive, had this to say on the upcoming release:
Rugby 15 was a first approach for Bigben Interactive on this complex pitch of Rugby simulation. This year, with Rugby World Cup 2015, we want to go deeper in this field, offer a good simulation to Rugby fans who will follow their teams during Rugby World Cup 2015, and improve the experience they had with Rugby 15. We hope that all our efforts will reach Rugby fans expectations and we know they will have fun while playing Rugby World Cup 2015.Rugby World Cup 2015
is set to arrive for Xbox 360 and Xbox One in September of this year, in line with the starting date of the real life event.