The spirit of Steep lives on in Ubisoft’s extreme sports game Riders Republic

Ubisoft has unveiled Riders Republic, a “mass multiplayer outdoor extreme sports game” and something of a spiritual successor to its under-appreciated winter sports affair Steep.

As in that game, Riders Republic is focussed on extreme sporting action across a vast open-world, but while Steep limited itself to snow-covered mountains and other frosty locales, Ubisoft’s latest effort features a wide range of terrain.

Riders Republic’s world draws from seven different US national parks – Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, Sequoia Park, Zion, Canyonlands, Mammoth Mountain, and Grand Teton – taking actual GPS data and stitching each iconic area together in a way that supposedly feels natural.

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