Dive into the intensity of Rugby Union on mobile, with the App Store's favourite Rugby sim - Rugby Nations 18!

Featuring more teams than ever before, vastly expanded career mode, improved graphics and full directional control of your players via the on-screen d-pad, this is the best Rugby Nations yet.

Become a legend in the world of Rugby with the much expanded CAREER MODE spanning multiple seasons. Create your player and develop your playing career from grassroots level, right through to joining the squad of some of the giants in World Rugby. And set your eyes on the ultimate prize... International glory!

But remember, your performance on the field affects how quickly your career develops and which teams offer you contracts! Do you have what it takes to perform on rugby’s biggest stage?

Play on the biggest stage of all, international rugby. Get stuck into trench warfare, where every inch counts and lead your country to victory with five international competitions; World Cup, Six Nations, Four Nations, Pacific Cup and Americas Cup.

Join others and compete in regular LIVE GAMES. Earn points for your team and lead them to victory. Can you climb to the top of the influencers leaderboard?

Whether you are a seasoned rugby pro or just getting started, show off your rugby skills with intuitive controls. Featuring a virtual d-pad for the first time! Use the on-screen virtual buttons to guide your players around the field. For that extra bit of rugby flair, use swipe gestures to sidestep the oncoming defenders.

Over 450 teams at club and international level.
8 exciting game modes.
Motion captured animations.
Live Games.
Intuitive controls.

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What's New

Version 1.1.1

Minor bug fixes.
Added Australian and Japanese Store Information.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
851 Ratings
851 Ratings
Duncan Singh YouTube

Has many flaws but gives a jist if the real game

You automatically become slower after breaking the line and the player you have just ran past is suddenly usain bolt compared to you. The opposition do nothing besides kick to touch for penalty’s and also your players run around like headless chickens until instructed to do something and despite showing up an hour early to the ruck you still don’t tend to win it against the opposition. And I think big hits and smashing into a player or running over the top of players should be included in this game as it is £5 to get. I would play it more if it was cheaper or a multiplayer game. Poor show as Rugby Nations 15 and 16 made it look like it was going somewhere.


Too easy not realistic

So having played 11 matches on Pro mode in my career, I’ve won 11 matches.... and conceded 30 points! I mean seriously! The opposition attack is woeful, I think I’ve conceded 2 tries all season because they seem to kick to the dead ball line every time they get within 5 metres. There are no line breaks, no good tactics and the opposition always lose the scrum. They also kick to touch on 40 and 80 minutes.... the AI clearly has no concept of the score line or clock!

Then in contrast I’ve won 11 matches and only scored 141 points! It’s impossible to make breaks, catch own kicks, maul over from a 5 metre line out. It’s just not realistic.

Not great for the price and still a lot of work to make it more realistic. I would rather win/lose 32-27 than win 14-0 almost every time!


Incredibly disappointing

As a general rule, I can’t be bothered to comment on the games I buy, but as the predecessors to RN18 have consistently been my favourite game over the years, I feel I must comment. The designers have wrecked a great game. The controls are terrible, tackling with any strategic though is impossible and hit and miss and it is virtually impossible to achieve any go forward. I can not control sprinting and it is virtually impossible to side step. I play this game to take my mind off work, but with the terrible controls, I find it so frustrating that I would rather work. My productivity has gone through the roof. What an indescribable shame. And for the price, it is an absolute rip off.


Distinctive Developments Ltd
648.4 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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