Also on UbiBlog is
word that the Road to the Olympics add-on for Steep is now available, adding
new events and the
ability to go for the gold (not
literally) in the winter sports game. This
launch trailer shows
off the action, and the announcement has all the details:
Steep Road to
the Olympics, an expansion to Steep, the open world action-sports game that
launched in December 2016, is now available on PS4, the Xbox One (enhanced for
Xbox One X), and PC. 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 on the Become a Legend journey. Newcomers and players who want to build
up their freestyle tricks and discover the new Slopestyle discipline will take
on 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
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.
The expansion can be purchased for $30. Steep Winter Games Edition, which
includes the original base game and the Steep Road to the Olympics expansion,
can be purchased for $60. Steep Winter Games Gold Edition, featuring the
original base game, the Steep Road to the Olympics expansion and the season
pass, which gives players access to three previously-released add-on content
packs featuring additional sports, challenges and outfits, will be available for