It’s been WAY too long since we’ve had a good snowboarding game. They have been a personal guilty pleasure since the days of ‘1080’ on the 64. I’m dying for a new next gen standard. ‘Steep’, coming this December from Ubisoft, should become that touchstone. And it BEGS for VR.
‘Steep’ provides the freedom for fans of outdoor winter sports to enjoy them as they see fit. In this title…the player will be able to ski, snowboard, paraglide and use a wingsuit. It is a fully open world game that lets you traverse an online-connected mountainscape based on the Alps. I was actually excited watching it and this seems exactly what I want from a game right now. ‘Steep’ launches this Winter for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
We got a chance to speak to Carlos Verlee Vazquez, project manager on ‘Steep’, at Pax West 2016 … here is that audio: