Maximum Games has announced that Rugby 18 is coming in October to consoles and PC.

The game will feature teams from Premiership Rugby in England and team’s from France’s TOP 14, among other organizations.

The game will feature over 2,000 professional rugby players from the 2017-2018 season will as well as a management mode that will allow players to take control of their own team.

“As a huge sports fan, being able to work on RUGBY 18 is terrific. The team is working hard to reproduce everything that makes rugby unique as faithfully as possible,” Benjamin Lalisse, the game’s managing director said via press release. “I hope fans will enjoy fully experiencing the intensity of the big matches and sharing their passion for rugby.”

The developers claim that Rugby 18 will be “most immersive rugby game” ever released. They hope to “set a standard” for simulation sports games.

Rugby 18 will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam (PC). A demo of the game will be on-hand at E3 2017 in June.

Stick with Sports Gamers Online for more as new information is released as well as hands-on impressions of the game.


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