At the end of its E3 2016 press conference, Ubisoft has revealed a very interesting open world sports game which looks like nothing else that's currently available.
The new game is called Steep, and it's currently in development by Ubisoft Annecy. During the game, players will have to master the world's most epic mountains on skis, wingsuit and snowboard, playing both solo and with other players.
Ride a massive open world of the Alps and Alaska, where the powder is always fresh and the run never ends. Defy and master the world’s most epic mountains on skis, wingsuit, snowboard, and in paraglide. Go solo or drop in side by side with other players. Record and share the most insane stunts ever captured. Dare your friends to try out your custom lines, then challenge the world to beat your best tricks and relive your most epic wipeouts. The mountain is yours to explore. So strap in, suit up, and drop in.
RIDE YOUR WAY
Navigate the open world freely and create your own path as you decide how to explore your massive mountain playground. Choose between four unique ways to traverse the mountain: ski, wingsuit, snowboard, or paraglide. Rip through snowy terrains and skies, discover hidden spots, or just take in all the beauty the highlands of the Alps and Alaska have to offer.
LIVE UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS WITH OTHERS
Share thrilling, adrenaline-fueled experiences with other players. Seamlessly meet other players and choose to follow them or play together. Group with your friends to pull off the craziest stunts imaginable; you can even mix sports to create wild tricks. Challenge friends to beat your own personal records, lines, and scores.
PARTICIPATE IN A WIDE VARIETY OF CHALLENGES
Prove that you’re the king of the mountain by dropping into unique and spectacular challenges that put your skills to the test. Participate in specific challenges designed for each sport, such as Big Air, Proximity Flying, or Forest Slaloms. Compete with your friends and the community on any challenge through leaderboards. Play through epic riding quests to find out about the Mountain’s secrets and experience unique moments.
Think your exploits are worth sharing? Relive epic moments and challenges, and share replays across all social media. Each time you cut a fresh path down the slopes, you create a one-of-a-kind run that can be watched and experienced by your friends online. Relive all your most spectacular runs, epic wipeouts, and wildest stunts. Choose the ideal camera angles, pace, and speeds to create the perfect post and dare the world to do better.
The Steep announcement trailer doesn't reveal much, but thankfully Ubisoft also shared a gameplay walkthrough, which shows more of the game in action, as well as multiplayer features and more.
Steep is still somewhat far from release, but some lucky gamers will soon be able to try out the game's thanks to a beta. Nothing has been said about the beta, but it's possible to register right now on the game's official website.
Steep launches on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this December We will keep you updated on this very interesting game as soon as possible, so stay tuned for all the latest news.