Ubisoft’s latest sport is known as Riders Republic, and it appears to be like like a massively multiplayer mashup of the corporate’s Trials and Steep franchises, set in america’ most scenic nationwide parks. It launches Feb. 25, 2021 on Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X.
Within the announcement trailer revealed Thursday throughout Ubisoft Forward, viewers have been proven wingsuits, mountain bikes, snowboards and different fashionable technique of conveyance within the nice outdoor. Races look large, with dozens of rivals aboard completely different rides, leaping and tricking as they go.
“It’s actually an excessive sports activities fantasyland,” mentioned Manfred Neber, a designer with Ubisoft Annecy, which is main growth. The studio was additionally behind 2016’s ski-and-snowboarding racer Steep. A follow-on presentation confirmed Riders Republic with X Video games and different actual world excessive sports activities manufacturers licensed to seem.
A information launch from Ubisoft mentioned Riders Republic will characteristic PvP races of greater than 50 different gamers, with programs working by way of America’s Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, Sequoia, Zion, Canyonlands, Mammoth Mountain, and Grand Teton Nationwide Parks.
Along with the massive free-for-all races, gamers can even discover six-on-six staff occasions, a web-based leaderboard problem, and a development system with accompanying bling, gear, and different rewards for created athletes.
“Riders Republic will run at 60 fps on next-gen consoles and show greater than 50 gamers concurrently dwell on display screen,” Ubisoft mentioned. “With the sport’s very intuitive character and digital camera management mixed with an revolutionary trick system, all gamers, informal and hardcore, can have the possibility to expertise untapped pleasure from the very starting.”