Ubisoft’s Riders Republic Combines Extreme Sports With Massive Multiplayer

by Sage Ashford

Ubisoft revealed another new title, Riders Republic, during their Ubisoft Forward event on Thursday. The game combines outdoor sports with a massive multiplayer experience, inviting players to ski, bike, snowboard, and even wingsuit their way across a giant open world alongside their friends. More from Ubisoft below:

JUMP INTO A MASS SOCIAL PLAYGROUND

From snowy mountains to arid canyons, ride through some of the most magnificent destinations on earth: the American National Parks. Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, Sequoia Park, Zion, Canyonlands, Mammoth Mountain and Grand Teton have all been faithfully transposed and mashed up together to create the most unique and lively playground. Gather in a vibrant social hub and meet a wild community of fellow riders.

PLAY WITH OR AGAINST YOUR FRIENDS IN INSANE MULTIPLAYER MODES

Enjoy a full-fledge multiplayer experience with a wide variety of modes:

Competitive races and trick challenges: playable in PvP / Co-op / Solo
Mass Starts: frantic 50+ player races where nothing is off limits(1)
Community Jams: Wild 50+ player events which randomly pop up on the map(1)
Multiplayer arenas: 6×6 team PvP matchups
Online Cups: for the very best only, make your way up the leaderboard

MANAGE YOUR CAREER AND MAKE IT TO THE TOP OF THE LADDER

Create and shape your own rider through evolutive, progression-based gear and define every aspect of your avatar. Whether you want to be the best snowboarder alive or the fastest thing on two wheels, everything is possible. Make a name for yourself in a variety of sports, rise to the top of the leaderboard in career mode and sign with legendary sponsors from a wide range of outdoor action sports.

MAKE THE MOST OF NEXT GEN GAMEPLAY

Riders Republic will run at 60 FPS on next gen consoles and display more than 50 players simultaneously live on screen. With the game’s very intuitive character and camera control combined with an innovative trick system, all players, casual and hardcore, will have the chance to experience untapped joy from the very beginning.

The company also released some of gameplay footage:

 

Riders Republic is slated for release on February 25th, 2021 for Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC (Epic Games Store and UPlay), Playstation 5, and Xbox Series.

Sage Ashford

A writer with way too many hobbies, Sage can often be found catching up on the latest anime, or reading a stack of comics between Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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