Riders Republic finally has a release date (September 2nd in case you missed it), and therefore we can now share with you what’s included in each of the three Riders Republic editions.
Firstly, pre-ordering any of the Riders Republic editions will grant you the Bunny Pack preorder bonus, giving you a rainbow snowboard paint, a cute bunny outfit and a blue bunny head. Check out the adorable pre-order bonus below:
The Riders Republic editions are fairly straight forward by Ubisoft’s standards. The base game will offer everything that the game has at launch.
The Gold Edition gives access to exclusive additional content in 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.
The Ultimate Edition includes everything in the Gold Edition, as well as four exclusive cosmetic packs: Cosmic Rainbow, Neon and Skull’n Style, and a bonus 20 helicopter tickets. We don’t know yet how much a helicopter ticket costs in-game or what it involves, but chances are having a bonus 20 of them at launch will be very useful to kick-start your journey.
Fans can now head to the official Riders Republic beta sign-up page for a chance to participate in upcoming betas ahead of the game’s launch in September.
Riders Republic was one of the main games shown off at the E3 2021 Ubisoft Forward event, and you can read more about what was revealed in our full wrap-up of the show!
Developed by Ubisoft Annecy, 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 will roam freely with their friends in a huge and vibrant open world where they can 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 will allow 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.
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 land 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.
“We can’t wait for players to get their hands on Riders Republic during the upcoming betas to experience the thrill of this multiplayer outdoor sports experience the way we imagined it,” said Game Director Arnaud Ragot. “Riders Republic is truly the pinnacle of our multiplayer expertise and we’re excited to offer the community a glimpse into the many social opportunities this dynamic world has to offer.”
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 further 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.
Riders Republic launches on September 2, 2021 on Windows PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms. For more information, head to the official website.