With the release of FIFA 22 by EA Sports, we look at who the 10 highest rugby players would be if the developers of Rugby 08 made their first rugby game in 13 years.
We asked some the staticians at Sportac to tell us who on current form would be the best ‘best players in the world’ in a new video game.
Rugby’s power brokers are hoping to break into the eSports market in the coming years by developing and launching a new game for the 2023 World Cup.
Conversations have started between World Rugby, the players’ body and their respective unions. All three parties are hoping to reach an agreement over intellectual property rights, which is key for developers to use the players’ names and images.
Check out the full hypothetical list of the 10 highest-rated players on RUGBY 22 below.
RUGBY 22 Ratings – The 10 highest-rated players in RUGBY 22
#10. Aaron Smith – Highlanders – Scrum-half – 87 rated
#9. Eben Etzebeth – Toulon – Lock – 87 rated
#8. Finn Russell – Racing 92 – Fly-half – 87 rated