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Steep: Road to the Olympics Open Beta now available

Steep was originally reviewed by TiX back in December 2017 by our very own Rich Berry, and despite a few problems it received a decent rating. You can check out that review here.

The game has had a bit of a refresh to coincide with the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, and will be released as Steep: Road to the Olympics, and is now available to play as an Open Beta, running until December 4th. So, if you’re quick you can partake in those kinds of sports that require the weather we are currently experiencing in the UK!

For more details, including lovely download links, please check out the official website.

Steep expansion ties in with Winter Olympics in “Road to the Olympics”

Ubisoft have announced an expansion for their Skiing and Snowboarding action game Steep. Having given players the chance to ski, snowboard, paraglide, and wingsuit around the massive open worlds of the Alps and Alaska, Steep is planning a trip to new locations to take on new challenges in honor of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. In partnership with the International Olympic Committee, Steep Road to the Olympics will let players loose in South Korea and Japan to participate in Olympic events and explore gorgeous new environments. Road to the Olympics will release on December 5

Steep is free to play this wekend

This weekend on Xbox Live you will be able to hit the slopes as Steep is Free to play from 10th March at 8:01am GMT to 13th March at 7:59am GMT.

Players who choose to purchase the game online during this free weekend can do so at a discount, and without losing their progress. Starting March 10th, there will be a 50 percent discount on Steep’s Standard Edition and a 40 percent discount for Steep’s Gold Edition on XBL until March 21st.

The latest Steep title update brings enhancements to the tricks system and g-force impacts. Additionally, new camera angles and the ability to capture replay videos without the HUD, gives players even more freedom to show off their best stunts with the editor mode.

Steep gets a dose of Adrenaline with new DLC

Available now to purchase, or as part of the Gold Edition and season pass, Steep’s Adrenaline Pack DLC is rammed full of Glow-in-the-dark goodness, well… three costumes and two wingsuits – Tron, eat your heart out. There is also some kit for the daytime riders too with the Red Freeride and the Freestyle Sunny Deer boards, and the Woodcutter and the Crystalline outfits. But you needn’t go all out ‘flashy’. For those that like the Scandinavian look, there is also a classic white wingsuit.

Beyond the aesthetic upgrades, the Adrenaline Pack DLC also comes with three new night challenges.

Check out the new Adrenaline Pack DLC in action below.

Eddie The Eagle earns a videogame world record with STEEP

Ever thought of playing a game whilst in a vertical wind tunnel? Ubisoft have.

As a promotional stunt for the upcoming extreme winter sports title STEEP, Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards became the first person to successfully play a videogame whist in a vertical wind tunnel with 90mph winds keeping him afloat.

Competing against two pro skydivers, Eddie finished in the medal positions whilst playing a wingsuit race on Mont Blanc.

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Eddie previously achieved hero status in the late eighties, when he became a British ski jumping world record holder and Britain’s first representative in the Olympic sport since 1929.

When asked about taking on the STEEP challenge, Eddie said:

I couldn’t wait to give it go. I love a challenge but this was unlike anything that I’d ever tried before. As soon as I started playing, I was determined to glide past that finishing line.

Tom Goldberger, Senior PR Manager at Ubisoft, said:

When we first developed the concept of playing a videogame in a wind tunnel, we instantly knew that there was only one person that we could call to take on the STEEP challenge. Along with being a British icon and an absolute gent, Eddie stunned us all by not only mastering the challenge, but landing himself in the medals table too.

We have to admit, this is a pretty cool stunt and achievement, and whilst we won’t be trying anything quite as daring when we finally get our hand on STEEP, we are looking forward to the opportunity to ski, wingsuit, snowboard and paraglide in the game’s open world.

Take to the slopes with the Steep Moonlight Pack

Ubisoft, makers of the extreme mountain sport game Slope have announced that they are partnering with Game to bring the STEEP Moonlight Pack. This pack is an exclusive to Game in the UK and will be available to anyone who pre-orders the STEEP Special Edition.

STEEP Moonlight Edition

Available to pre-order right now, the STEEP Moonlight Pack Special Edition allows players to take their night riding experiences to the next level with an array of exclusive content including new challenges and specialist equipment. Included in the Moonlight Pack is the following:

  • Three extra night challenges
  • Three new night outfits
  • Glowing equipment for each activity (ski, snowboard, wingsuit and paraglide)
  • Night flare
  • Wingsuit Sparkle Flare

STEEP is the next game to be developed by Ubisoft Annecy and drops players on to the ALPS to take part in four extreme mountain sports. Ski, wingsuit, snowboard or paraglide you way down and around the mountains taking part in various challenges on the way. Go solo or with friends, but capture and share every insane moment you have with everyone. Be challenged and challenge others to see who’s truly king of the mountains.

STEEP will be released for Xbox One and PC on the 2nd December. For further information check out the Official Website.

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Ubisoft announces Steep

The final announcement from #UbiE3 was Steep, a mountain exploration/sport/social title.

As well as exploring you can race down the mountains with all types of ski equipment, use GoPro views and even retrace your steps to create videos or send your friends challenges based on your route down. We have added the gameplay demo below. Steep will be available this Decemeber and there will be a beta to take part in at some point.

We were all hoping for a new Splinter Cell, but alas it doesn’t seem on the cards quite yet.