UBISOFT AND INTEL BRING THE THRILL OF STEEP™ ROAD TO THE OLYMPICS TO PYEONGCHANG IN GLOBAL GAMING COMPETITIONp>LONDON, UK — November 8th, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that Steep™ Road to the Olympics, an expansion to the open world action-sports game Steep and an Official Licensed Product of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, will join the groundbreaking gaming and e-sports competitions that Olympic partner Intel will host in PyeongChang in the lead up to The Winter Olympics.
To take part in this unprecedented event, fans will have the opportunity to qualify by competing and proving their worth via an online competition, which takes place this December, by playing Steep Road to the Olympics. Further details on how to participate in this competition will be unveiled very soon.
Steep™ Road to the Olympics will also be present via Intel-based PC gaming kiosks throughout the Olympic Village, allowing attendees and athletes to experience the virtual thrills of Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding and Freestyle Skiing events, including Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super-G, Downhill, Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe, Snowboard Cross, Slopestyle, Ski Halfpipe, Ski Cross and Ski Slopestyle.
Available on December 5th, 2017, on Windows PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system (includes enhanced features on PS4™ Pro), and Xbox One (includes enhanced features on Xbox One X), Steep™ Winter Games Edition will include both the Steep™ base game and Steep™ Road to the Olympics expansion, and is now available for pre-order.
With development led by Ubisoft Annecy*, Steep - the open world action sports game featuring ski, snowboard, paraglide, wingsuit, rocket wingsuit, sled, base jump and speed riding - is designed for a culture that’s all about sharing experiences with the world. Steep features seamless multiplayer, populating the world with players as they explore the Alps and Alaska. Players and friends across the globe can take on challenges together, or compete with each other to snag the top spot on the leaderboards. The game’s replay feature expands this experience, allowing players to relive their wildest tricks and memorable lines and even share them as videos on social media. Moreover, it doesn’t stop there, as challenges can be created from any line to compete with friends and achieve the best time or score based on customisable factors, such as completing tricks to score. Players can also participate in several competitive live programs, such as the monthly Steep World Tour, where players take on specific challenges to qualify in tournaments and have a chance to win exclusive rewards.
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