Australian publisher Tru Blu Entertainment has announced that local developer Big Ant Studios is currently developing Rugby League Live 2, for release later this year on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The new game features licensed leagues and teams from the NRL, Super League, Cooperative Championships, NSW and QLD cups, Toyota Cup, and Australian, English, and New Zealander international championships. Other game features include a new tackling system, tactical passing, strategic defence, high ball catching, the ability to create custom teams and players, competitive and cooperative multiplayer matches with up to eight players online, a 10-year career mode, and a new experience system.
Big Ant, developer of Rugby League Live and AFL Live Game of the Year Edition, is an Australian game developer, specialising in sports, character, and racing content for consoles and PC. Tru Blu Entertainment is the publishing arm of Home Entertainment Suppliers (HES), a Sydney-based distributor of games, consoles, and accessories and the exclusive distributor of Mad Catz products within Australia. Tru Blu has published NRL Rugby League Live, AFL Live, and Rugby Challenge.
Rugby League Live 2 is slated for release on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 later this year.