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Riders Republic

Platform(s): Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft Annecy
Release Date: Oct. 28, 2021

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'Riders Republic' Time-limited Trial Week And Mad Challenge Event Begins Later This Week - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2021 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT

Riders Republic invites players to an exhilarating social playground, where they can experience the thrill of extreme sports in an open and densely populated world.

Riders Republic invites players to jump into a lively social playground where they can experience the thrill of outdoor sports in an open and densely populated world. Players roam, compete, and nail crazy moves through an exciting range of sports such as biking, skiing, snowboarding, wingsuiting and rocket wingsuiting. Whether players want to catch some major air with friends or ride solo to dominate the mountains and canyons, there are plenty of exhilarating moments and activities to be discovered.

Riders Republic allows players to ride through some of the most breathtaking landscapes the United States has to offer. Some of the most iconic American national parks such as Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, Sequoia, Zion, Canyonlands, Mammoth Mountain and Grand Teton have been faithfully recreated and imaginatively mashed together to form the ultimate outdoor sports park.

Ubisoft announced that Riders Republic will offer a worldwide time-limited Trial Week from October 21st to October 27th on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Stadia, as well as Windows PC through Ubisoft Connect and the Games Store.

During the Riders Republic time-limited Trial Week, players can shred through four hours of the game before its official launch on October 28th. Progression during the time-limited Trial Week will carry over to any edition of the game, so players can pick up right where they left off at launch.

Additionally, players will be invited to participate in the Mad Challenge: a multiplayer contest that offers players a chance to win rewards. To participate, players will first need to finish the onboarding and reach 20 stars to unlock the ShackDaddy’s “Exclusive Multiplayer Contest” to access the mass race. Players who place in the top 10 in a mass race will be entered in a random draw, where one player will win a custom Canyon x Riders Republic bike and a Gold Edition of Riders Republic. Additional winners will also receive a Gold Edition of Riders Republic.

To sign up for the Mad Challenge, please visit: here.

The time-limited Trial Week will feature all five career progressions and multiplayer modes:

  • Mass Race: The crazier the better in these epic, multisport races. New races appear randomly on the map every 30 minutes, so players will need to get ready to watch their blind spots, protect their position and remain agile with their skills as they fight their way to the finish line. The time-limited Trial Week will feature up to three different Mass Races. To guarantee that all participants of the Riders Republic - Mad Challenge have the same experience, Mass Races will be capped up to 32 players across all platforms during the time-limited Trial Week only.
  • Tricks Battle: Players willcompete in 6v6 matchups in arenas and try to land as many tricks as possible on the various modules to capture them and earn points. The team with the highest score wins.
  • Free For All: In this mode, players can challenge up to 11 opponents and show them how it’s done through a select playlist of exciting events.
  • Versus Mode: Players can join up with five friends in career events and see who’s the very best.

Players can squad up with or against friends in insane multiplayer modes:

  • Mass Races: The crazier the better in these epic, multisport races with more than 50 players. New races appear randomly on the map, so players will need to get ready to watch their blind spots, protect their position and remain agile with their skills as they fight their way to the finish line.
  • Tricks Battle: Compete in 6v6 matchups and try to land as many tricks as possible on the various modules to earn points. The team with the highest score wins.
  • Free-for-All: Challenge new opponents in 12-player sessions and show them how it's done through a select playlist of exciting events.
  • Versus Mode: Join up with friends and see who's the best.
  • Multiplayer Competition: Made for the top riders to show off and show out, ultimately making it to the top divisions.

As part of their career, riders can make a name for themselves through five different career progressions. As players continue to prove themselves in the Republic, they will sign with legendary sponsors and receive invitations to the most renowned sports competitions, including Red Bull Rampage and the X Games. Players can customize their rider through evolutive progression-based gear and define every aspect of their character. Whether a rider wants to master snowboarding or be the fastest thing on two wheels, everything is possible.

Riders Republic will make the most of next-gen gameplay, displaying more than 50 players on-screen simultaneously along with 4K ultra high definition resolution at 60 frames per second on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. To enhance the multiplayer experience, Riders Republic will support cross-play and cross-generation play, allowing players to connect with friends and other riders on all platforms. Players who purchase Riders Republic on Xbox One or PlayStation 4 can upgrade their game to the next-gen version at no additional cost, while keeping their progression across all platforms with Ubisoft Connect, the ideal destination to connect with friends or participate in in-game events and activities.

Players can pre-order the Gold and Ultimate Editions now to get more content:

  • Gold Edition includes the base game and the Year 1 Pass including eight exotic kits that allow players to modify gameplay in the form of gear upgrades throughout the year, the BMX Sport add-on plus exclusive content added after launch. Rocket Bike and Rocket Ski exotic kits will be available at launch.
  • Ultimate Edition includes the base game and the Year 1 Pass as well as four exclusive cosmetic packs: Cosmic, Rainbow, Neon and Skull'n Style. Players will also enjoy 20 helicopter tickets to reach their favorite in-game summits faster than ever.

Players who pre-order Riders Republic will receive the Bunny Pack, including a cute custom bunny outfit, an additional blue bunny head and rainbow snowboard paint.

Riders Republic is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC on October 28, 2021.


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