Announced last year
, Wicked Witch Software's Rugby Challenge 3
was hoping to release on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 toward the end of 2015. Having missed this release window, the development team has now announced a fresh release date along with a list of key features and a set of screens to check out.
Tru Blu's Managing Director, Sebastian Giompaolo, believes this will be the Rugby game many of you have been waiting for:
Now with some great new features, we have the Rugby game fans have been sweating to play. We feel that all the thrills and excitement of top-flight Rugby have been truly recreated in Rugby Challenge 3. A multitude of elements have been skilfully reworked, to ensure the fans get the best Rugby gaming experience.
Influenced and driven by dedicated fans of Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition
, check out the list of features that includes Rugby Sevens, Be a Pro Mode, FanHub and a whole lot more:
• NEW! Rugby Sevens - this first time addition brings all the realism and fast-paced action of live seven-a-side Rugby to the Rugby Challenge
• NEW! Take total control in Be a Pro mode. Join a club team as a rookie and control your own destiny over 13 action packed seasons. Complete match goals to improve your skills as a player and work towards becoming the captain of your club. Work your way up the domestic ladder, and impress selectors to play for your national team on the world stage!
• NEW! FanHub - the interactive Player Creator allows you to create yourself as a player and play then through the ranks. Players and teams can be shared online across all supported platforms.
• BRAND NEW! Crisp next gen graphics - increased resolution and textures.
• Real-time commentary from seasoned rugby commentators Grant Nisbett and former All Blacks turned commentator Justin Marshall. French language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard.
• Play in different game modes including: Single Match; multi-team Competition; extensive multi-year Career Mode; Be a Pro Mode; and Online Multiplayer Mode.
• Play over 11 competitions including Super Rugby, the NRC and Currie Cup!
The new screens showcase various Rugby plays and moments from the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the title:
Get your next Rugby fix when Rugby Challenge 3
releases on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on April 22nd.