uk release

Discussion in 'Rugby Video Games & Apps' started by wrighty15, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. wrighty15

    wrighty15 Guest

    its not coming out here in the uk till the 18th right?

    i mean the xbox version, its driving me mad seeing al you guys getting the game and we have to wait and wait, days seem to drag on and on, just want this damn game!

    if anyone is the uk has the game on any platfrom or anything plz get in touch!

    thanks, and al thse who have the game, enjoy it!
     
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  3. bman2112

    bman2112 Guest

    I still think you'll find it out and about on the 11th personally
     
  4. Griff

    Griff Guest

    What I find really confusing is when I receive an email from EAsports saying "in stores this week!" I received this e-mail on the 8th March in the UK!!

    Where the bloody hell is it?

    Copy of message shown below (without the pretty pictures!!):-


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  5. toup

    toup Guest

    I was in Game in Bath today and was told all versions release on 18th, despite them having ps2 boxes on the shelves with 'released on 11.03.05' on them. Very confusing but reckon there's prob an outside chance we'll see it on Friday
     
  6. Griff

    Griff Guest

    Need video on Easports website called Whats in store. See link below:-

    EASports video page

    At the end of this video it also reveals that the games "In stores now".

    Are they taking the **** or what!?
     
  7. idrisguitar

    idrisguitar Guest

    ea are a load of **** they dont know how to announce a stupid release date for god sake.

    i expect it to be here on friday but i wouldn't be suprised if we dont see it for a month!.
     
  8. contepomi

    contepomi Guest

    Anyone else pre-order it??
     
  9. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE </div>
    yes i think they are having a laugh at us there.
     
  10. It means it's in stores now in North America.

    I mean, sure, it'd help if EA took the 12 seconds to list the official release dates in every region around the world -- but that would be helpful.
     
  11. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    but the uk aint every region,its the third largets media market in the world,behind the states and japan.
     
  12. el_tk

    el_tk Guest

    I GOT THE PC VERSION
    Yehah, from Xtravision on Baggot St. They didn't have the box for it though. I can answer q's in the unlikely event anyone still has any.
     
  13. Are you trying to get me to say the UK is important?

    Or do you want me to think for EA and why they did this or that?

    Both questions are too daunting. [​IMG]

    Do we know if the game is out in Japan? I have no clue what EA are up to, all I'm saying is that they could have taken the time (again, 12 seconds) to make a better release of this game.
     
  14. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    yeah,im just shocked and appalled of the distribution of the game,bits and bobs in ireland an s.a.
     
  15. raziel_eire

    raziel_eire Guest

    Ireland ...

    ... why wouldn't they give it to us, sure we're great craic !
     
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