Experience all of the excitement of the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France as you challenge the best teams and players ever assembled for global supremacy. A nation's destiny is in your hands when you take control of one of the officially licensed national teams and power your way through a gruelling six-week World Cup campaign for the sports' ultimate prize - the glorious Webb Ellis Cup.
Take complete control of managing your favourite squad, emulating its attacking style and, for the first time ever, use new authentic defensive formations. Adjust your defence on the fly to keep momentum on your side or counter your opponent's attacking style by changing your defensive strategy based on score, field position, and more.
This year EA SPORTS Rugby 08 introduces a layered pick-up-and-play control system for set pieces and drop kicks. Now you take full command over every scrum and maul with enhanced push and rotation controls, make line-outs look easy with a simplified control scheme for the novice player and advanced mechanics for the pro, and master the new kicking meter to score those key penalties and conversions.
The world is yours for the taking in EA SPORTS Rugby 08.
- Recreate 30 classic moments in World Cup history using modern teams for fans to unlock exclusive World Cup highlight videos.
- Play as your national side in its official World Cup kit as you go for the ultimate glory on the world stage for the Webb Ellis Cup.
- With an unprecedented level of customised camera angles, zero in on all the action on the field by zooming in on rucks and scrums.