Post by Steve Farrelly @ 02:53pm 05/12/17 | 0 Comments
Ubisoft's commitment to their open-world winter action sports title, Steep, continues a year on with the release of Steep Road to the Olympics, which is now available the publisher has announced, for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Further to being available across PS4 and Xbox One, the new expansion also takes advantage of the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X for "enhanced features".
The Steep Road to the Olympics expansion will feature fresh Alpine and Freestyle events, including Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super-G, Downhill, Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe, Snowboard Cross, Slopestyle, Big Air, Ski Halfpipe, Ski Cross and Ski Slopestyle.
The Steep™ Road to the Olympics expansion features a new mode where players embark with pro athletes on the “Become a Legend” journey. Newcomers and players who want to build up their freestyle tricks and discover the new Slopestyle discipline will follow the journey of an athlete on their way to the Olympic Winter Games. Players will also be able to explore the mountains of Japan, carving through unique powder and exceptional environments.
Before each challenge in the ‘Become a Legend’ mode, players will be treated to training tips and insights from Olympians on the variety of Steep™ Road to the Olympics events, track designs and the competition itself. Video interviews from 10 legends and rising stars are integrated in the game:
Lindsey Vonn, American Alpine Skiier who has won numerous competitions including a gold medal in the Downhill event at the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010.
Kevin Rolland, French freestyle skier and progressive risk taker who won an Olympic bronze medal in the Halfpipe at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.
Sage Kotsenburg, American snowboarder who won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in Snowboard Slopestyle at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.
Ayumu Hirano, Japanese competitive snowboarder who won an Olympic silver medal in the Halfpipe at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.
Alexis Pinturault, French alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist in 2014 for Giant Slalom.
Tessa Worley, French competitor of all five alpine disciplines and specialist of Giant Slalom.
Scotty James, Australian snowboarder, two-time world Halfpipe champion and 2017 superpipe champion.
Gus Kenworthy, American freestyle skier who won the silver medal in Ski Slopestyle at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.
Julia Marino, young American snowboarder and 2017 Slopestyle snowboarding champion.
Bode Miller, Olympic gold medalist and the most decorated male American alpine ski racer of all time.
Watch the release trailer for Steep Road to the Olympics embedded below.