Rugby 08

Publisher: EA SPORTS™

Developer: EA Canada


Category: Sports

Release Dates

N Amer - 07/17/2007

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EA Sports Celebrates Rugby World Cup With Rugby 08
Captain Richie McCaw Headlines Superstar Lineup in EA SPORTS Rugby 08


EA SPORTS Rugby 08 introduces the World Cup Challenge mode that will test even the most hardcore gamer. World Cup Challenge re-creates 30 classic moments in World Cup history using modern teams for fans to unlock exclusive World Cup highlight videos. Compare your results with history and measure yourself against the world’s best.

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 lineout throw-ins 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 converts. New truck and zoom camera angles zero in on all the action on the field by zooming in on breakdowns and set pieces during the game’s biggest moments.The world is yours for the taking in EA SPORTS Rugby 08.


  • Own the World
  • Authentic Defensive Formations
  • World Cup Challenge
  • World Cup highlight videos.
  • All New Set Pieces 
  • New Kicking Mechanic.
  • New Truck and Zoom camera angles .
  • Authenticity
  • Creative Scoring .



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