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The title was developed by New Zealand company Sidhe and published in Australasia by Tru Blu Entertainment and in Europe by Alternative Software. New Zealand Warriors captain Steve Price is featured on the cover. The United Kingdom release features former St Helens captain Paul Sculthorpe on the cover.
Key improvements Edit
- PlayStation 2/Microsoft Windows
- Online multiplayer, allowing two players to play against each other in either a friendly match or a competitive "ranked" mode.
- More teams and players, with updated statistics and team strips.
- 40 Stadiums.
- Brand new gameplay features, including ball-stripping and pass-to-playmaker controls.
- Multi-year franchise mode, manage team finances.
- Massively upgraded graphics engine, allowing for more than 500 players.
- Motion-captured animation from Weta Digital.
- Highly customizable gameplay experience, with sliders and content editors that allow for considerable adjustment.
- Multiple save-slots available in Franchise and Competition modes.
- Shoulder-barge, fend and sidestep controls additionally on right thumbstick.
- Pause function disabled during ranked matches to prevent player exploiting this feature.
- Autosave available in Competition and Franchise modes.
- Graphical tweaks to improve the overall look and realism of the game.
- Improvements to management of custom and customized players and teams.
- New Zealand perform the Haka.
Teams and StadiumsEdit
- Main article: Rugby League 2 Teams and Stadiums
|Stadium||City||State||Capacity||NRL Home Teams||Other Teams|
|Aussie Stadium||Sydney City Area, Australia||New South Wales||45,500||Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs||New South Wales Blues|
|Brookvale Oval||Manly, Australia||New South Wales||23,000||Manly Sea Eagles|
|Campbelltown Sports Stadium||Campbelltown, Australia||New South Wales||21,000||Wests Tigers|
|Canberra Stadium||Canberra, Australia||Australian Captial Territory||25,011||Canberra Raiders|
|Central Coast Stadium||Gosford, Australia||New South Wales||20,119||City and Country|
|Dairy Farmers||Townsvile, Australia||Queensland||26,500||North Queensland Cowboys|
|EnergyAustralia Stadium||Newcastle, Australia||New South Wales||33,000||Newcastle Knights|
|Leichhardt Oval||Sydney City Area, Leichardt, Australia||New South Wales||22,000||Wests Tigers|
|OKI Jubilee Oval||Jubilee, Australia||New South Wales||19,608||St. George Illawarra Dragons|
|Olympic Park||Melbourne, Australia||Victoria||18,500||Melbourne Storm|
|QSAC Stadium||Brisbane, Australia||Queensland||49,000|
|Parramatta Stadium||Parramatta, Australia||New South Wales||21,487||Parramatta Eels|
|Penrith Football Stadium||Penrith, Australia||New South Wales||22,500||Penrith Panthers|
|Sydney Cricket Ground||Sydney City Area, Australia||New South Wales||46,000|
|Suncorp Stadium||Brisbane City Area, Australia||Queensland||52,500||Brisbane Broncos||Queensland Maroons|
|Sydney Showground||Homebush Bay, Australia||New South Wales||13,000||Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs|
|Telstra Stadium||Homebush Bay, Australia||New South Wales||83,500||Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs||Australia Kangaroos, New South Wales Blues|
|Toyota Park||Cronulla, Australia||New South Wales||22,000||Cronulla Sharks|
|WIN Stadium||Wollongong, Australia||New South Wales||23,750||St. George Illawarra Dragons|