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Rugby 22 will be available on consoles and PC on January 27, 2022!

Rugby 22 will be available on consoles and PC on January 27, 2022!

Published: Monday, January 17, 2022Tagged: Gaming, Windows, Xbox Live, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox Store

NACON (@Nacon) and EKO Software (@Eko_Software) unveiled a new gameplay video of Rugby 22, the new opus of the reference franchise of the rugby games, coming to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC on January 27, 2022.

Take control of the biggest clubs and top rugby nations, and enter the most prestigious competitions in single-player and multiplayer modes, local and online. Rugby 22 offers total rugby, combining tactics and intensity through gameplay that stays true to the sport.

In this video, you can see the new features of the game that will delight the fans of the discipline.

  • Optimized in-game controls

Redesigned for an even more responsive and intuitive game experience, Rugby 22 integrates a new control system to play touches, rucks and mauls like a real oval ball professional!

  • An improvement of the AI behavior

For an even more enjoyable simulation experience, the AI has been optimized by the EKO Software teams to adapt even better to the tactical choices of the players. Your players will position themselves and react in a more realistic way, while your opponents will make better choices.

  • A new, more complex difficulty mode

Finally, a new difficulty mode has been added to offer players a more solid opposition and a more difficult challenge once they have mastered the game.

Rugby 22 offers players all the elements that make up modern rugby: recognized official teams, tactical changes before and during the match, pod play options, passing after contact and combinations. All rugby fans will find the fundamentals of the sport in the game.

Visual of the 3 official leagues:

RUGBY 22 - All Teams

Reminder of the features of RUGBY 22:

  • Play with your favorite team - Rugby 22 integrates the vast majority of major national teams, with their players and official jerseys: New Zealand, Australia, France, Fiji, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Wales, Japan and Georgia.
  • Take the field, alone or with others - Play alone or in multiplayer, local and online, through different game modes that offer even more realistic gameplay!
  • Explore Career Mode - Create your own club in Career Mode, climb the ranks, build your dream team and compete with the best teams in the world!
  • Play like the pros - Enjoy an ever more realistic rugby simulation with real tactical depth. Play as a pod, set your wing positions, define your defense, and make clever combinations to get the better of your opponent.
  • Authentic experience - Rugby 22 offers a real rugby experience with animations that closely resemble the real players' movements thanks to motion capture technology, all in the art of rugby for an intense experience.
  • Train - With new in-game tutorials, learn the basics of the sport and train to become the best player!

Rugby 22 will be available on the 27th January 2022 for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and PC.

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