Rugby 08

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Rugby 08
Rugby 08 Coverart.png
Developer(s) HB Studios
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Platform(s) PC and PlayStation 2
Release date(s)
  • UK July 25, 2007
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Rugby 08 is the 2007 release in the Rugby series by EA Sports. The game allows players to play as many Rugby nations, both major and minor, and includes many tournaments, such as the Rugby World Cup, Tri Nations, Six Nations, Guinness Premiership and Super 14.

Rugby 08 was released prior to the 2007 World Cup in France. New modes include the Rugby World Cup and the World Cup Challenge mode. Other new gameplay features include simplified lineouts and defensive formations.

In-game screenshot of Rugby 08 on PC

The international cover features Richie McCaw. Other players are featured in specific markets:[2]

The commentary is provided by Ian Robertson and former All Blacks great Grant Fox.


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