EB Games Australia Break Rugby Challenge 2 Street Date


By: Shaun Hunter
Published: Friday 7 Jun 2013 9:12 AM
 
EB Games Australia Break Rugby Challenge 2 Street Date

We received word this morning that EB Games Australia have released Rugby Challenge 2 early, breaking the June 13th street date.

As confirmed on the Sidhe forums, the game is available to purchase both in store and online on the EB Games website.

A spokesperson for EB Games New Zealand has confirmed with NZGamer.com that they will be sticking to the June 13th release date, and have no plans to sell the game earlier.

The New Zealand distributor for the game has also confirmed that they are still planning to release the game next Thursday.

Expect our full review of All Blacks Rugby Challenge 2 in the coming days. To stay up to date with all Rugby Challenge 2 updates, hit the Follow button next to the game on the sidebar.



 

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Sam
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 9:32 AM Posted by Sam NZGamer.com VIP
Looking forward to it
 
 
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ssjroneel
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 10:21 AM Posted by ssjroneel
typical EB :P
 
 
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OriginalSin
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 10:26 AM Posted by OriginalSin NZGamer.com VIP
Is there any legal ramification for EB AU doing this? Surely a street date is in the terms and conditions of sale and could be punished if breached?
 
 
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Jas
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 11:07 AM Posted by Jas NZGamer.com VIP
I was wonder why I saw someone on my friends list playing it last night
 
 
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BlakeyNZ
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 11:09 AM Posted by BlakeyNZ NZGamer.com VIP
Sometimes it works out good for people here, I remember getting Zelda ocarina of time 3d 3 days early.
 
 
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Neori
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 11:51 AM Posted by Neori
The French and AU have broken the "WORLDWIDE" release date of June 13th. Check Tagmae's (French distributor) facebook page of all retail stores selling the game right now. The UK are about to follow suit and consumers in South Africa have sent messages to their local distributor who are waiting on word from head office before they start selling it also.

Why is it New Zealand (where the game is made) will be the last in the world to release the game? Like... really? Are you serious?
 
 
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Deanology
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 2:38 PM Posted by Deanology NZGamer.com VIP
Will be interesting to see if Sidhe gets some payout from EB for the breach.
Good news for them.
 
 
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ssjroneel
On Friday 7 Jun 2013 9:04 PM Posted by ssjroneel
7 June 2013, 10:26 AM Reply to OriginalSin
Is there any legal ramification for EB AU doing this? Surely a street date is in the terms and conditions of sale and could be punished if breached?
Generally they receive a fine of some sort or lose their rebates. Some suppliers if they get really annoyed delay releases. Doesnt happen to often, but those are the general threats:p
 
 
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Riblit
On Tuesday 11 Jun 2013 3:05 PM Posted by Riblit
rofl all blacks VS AUS i know the winner before the game even starts
 
 
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