Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition for PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 will be released on 13 June 2013, Home Entertainment Suppliers Pty Ltd (HES) has announced.
Developed by by New Zealand based games developer Sidhe, the game includes the highly anticipated British and Irish Lions 2013 Tour of Australia as well as myriad new features, improvements and fresh content.
New features include Refined and expanded gameplay with the addition of quick taps, quick lineouts, options to create or customise players, teams, and competitions, and change game rules plus revamped sound.
Real-time commentary will be provided by seasoned rugby commentators Grant Nisbett and former All Black turned commentator Justin Marshall, and French language commentary from Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard
The game also features more than 110 teams and 50 stadia from around the world featured including official team, competition, and special match licenses for the All Blacks, the Qantas Wallabies, the USA Eagles, Bledisloe Cup, British and Irish Lions 2013 Tour of Australia, Barbarians FC, Combined Country, Super Rugby teams, Aviva Premiership Rugby, TOP 14 Orange, Pro D2, RaboDirect PRO12, ITM Cup, and Ranfurly Shield.
The game will be released as Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge 2 in France and South Africa, All Blacks Rugby Challenge 2 in New Zealand, and Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour Edition in rest of world.