Tag: Riders Republic
News Riders Republic Gets Actual Hoverboards in Season 6: Cutting Edge
Push it to the limit
90s kids, this is not a drill; actual hoverboards like the ones in Back to the Future Part II are coming to Riders Republic with the release of Season 6: Cutting Edge, which, conveniently enough, is out today. Along with the usual seasonal progression and a slew of unlockables to-earn, Cutting Edge introduces two rival crews of...
News Don't Forget Your Kneepads for Riders Republic's BMX Expansion
On yer bike
BMX is finally wheeling its way to Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer open world extreme sports game, Riders Republic. Beginning from 14th September, a new season of content will get underway, with the hotly anticipated sport added to the mix. You’ll be tricking out an entirely new zone, named Area 52, which will be filled with...
News School's Out for Summer in Riders Republic on PS5, PS4
As climate change takes centre stage
The third season of Ubisoft’s extreme sports open world Riders Republic has pedalled to PS5 and PS4 – but with the summer sun shining, the French publisher is focused on climate change. A new in-game event, Project Rebirth, will run until 10th August, and will see you partake in a Reforestation effort. Once...
News Riders Republic, Skull & Bones Will Have In-Game Events to Highlight Climate Issues
The first will feature forest fires
Ubisoft has announced that in-game events in both Riders Republic and Skull & Bones will be used to highlight real-world environmental issues. Beginning in late 2022, the first live event will take place in Riders Republic and deal with forest fires. There will be no warning (to simulate the immediacy of...
News Riders Republic Free on PS5, PS4 This Weekend
The cyclists wear Prada
The Winter Olympics are underway, so we’d expected a Riders Republic update right about now. We can’t say we anticipated a world-first Prada collaboration, however, but that’s what we’re getting. “Starting on 8th February, players will discover sections of the Riders Ridge social hub decorated with the colours of...
News Riders Republic Cools Off with Winter Bash Seasonal Update on PS5, PS4
Ice to see
‘Tis the season, and if you’d forgotten, well the gaming industry’s going to goddamn ram it down your throat before December’s done and dusted. Speaking of dust, the Ridge in Riders Republic has been given a makeover, as Winter Bash gets underway. There are a ton of new rewards to discover as part of the release’s inaugural...
Review Riders Republic (PS5) - Try-Hard Extreme Sports Sandbox Is a Technical Feat
How do you do, fellow kids?
Ubisoft’s approach to open world game design has worn thinner than a snowboarder’s baggy pants, but the French publisher keeps returning to it because it works. Riders Republic does little to hide the fact that it’s effectively The Crew 2 in an extreme sports skin, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. This...
News Riders Republic Will Be Free for Four Hours on PS5, PS4 Prior to Launch
A new cycle
If you’re still undecided on whether to buy Riders Republic on its 28th October release date, then you’ll be able to make up your mind by playing a four hour free trial on the PlayStation 5 and PS4 – a full week ahead of time. Beginning 21st October through 27th October, publisher Ubisoft will release a “time-limited trial...
News Riders Republic Shows Off Extreme Sports Sandbox in PS5, PS4 Trailer
A playground of National Parks
Riders Republic has a gigantic sandbox inspired by many of the National Parks located around the United States, and this trailer gives you a glimpse of them. From the sprawling lakes and forestry of Yosemite through to the iconic red rocks of Bryce Canyon, you’ll be backflipping against the backdrop of some of the...
News Riders Republic to Add BMXs, Rocket Powered Skis, and Seasonal Events
Bunny hop to it
Riders Republic is a modern video game, which means even though it’s not out yet, Ubisoft is already flogging a Year 1 Pass. As such, here’s everything that the French firm is adding over the next 12 months (!!!) – including BMX bikes and a bunch of Exotic Kits, featuring rocket-powered skis. There are also a bunch of cosmetics...
Hands On Riders Republic Is Obnoxious But Awesome on PS5
Opening the map in the PlayStation 5 version of open world extreme sports outing Riders Republic is a mesmerising moment. You’ll see hundreds – perhaps even thousands – of player icons, swarming down mountains in a synchronised fashion. Building on the foundations of Steep, this is a connected sandbox where every player exists in...
News Riders Republic Beta Opens to Everyone on PS5, PS4 Until 28th August
On your bike
Surprise! If you haven’t had a crack at Riders Republic yet, then you don’t need to wait any longer: the game’s now available to everyone on PlayStation 5 and PS4. The beta rolled out in a closed capacity earlier this week, but through 28th August publisher Ubisoft will be seriously stress-testing its servers, allowing everyone a...
News Riders Republic Is a Big Deal in PS5, PS4 Customisation Trailer
Dress to impress
Ubisoft has unleashed the Riders Republic beta, and while it’s already leaking all over the web, we’re technically not allowed to talk about it until later in the week. Let’s focus on this new trailer, then: it’s apparently all about customisation, but watching it we reckon it doubles as a kind of cinematic trailer, too. Of...
News Riders Republic Beta Test Gears Up on PS5, PS4 Later This Month Following Delay
Sign up to play it early
Ubisoft's massively multiplayer extreme sports title Riders Republic was recently delayed into October, but fans itching to play the game needn't worry. The publisher has revealed details about the impending beta test, which will allow participants to get some hands-on time with the game very soon. The beta takes place from...
News PS5, PS4 Extreme Sports Sandbox Riders Republic Delayed to 28th October
Ubisoft’s uber-promising Steep successor Riders Republic has pumped the brakes on its 2nd September release date, with the extreme sports sandbox now not due until 28th October. It’s not a huge delay, and is justified by an upcoming beta, which should give the French publisher a little more time to act on feedback from its...
News Riders Republic PS5 Will Have More Players on Screen Than PS4
The PlayStation 5 version of Riders Republic will allow you to compete against more than 50 other players at once, while the PS4 release will restrict that number to around 20. It’s one of the advantages of buying the online extreme sports title on Sony’s next-gen console – although you will be eligible for a free PS4 to...
News Riders Republic Saddles Up on PS5, PS4 from 2nd September
Ubisoft made us wait for it, but Riders Republic looks like it will be worth it in the end. The spiritual successor to Steep (with a sprinkling of The Crew 2 in there) is effectively an extreme sports sandbox, where you can race wingsuits, descend hills on mountain bikes, or just explore and discover the beautiful open world around you...
News Sports Sandbox Riders Republic Removes Its Helmet Until Later in the Year
On your bike
Riders Republic, the ambitious sports sandbox from Ubisoft originally scheduled to release on 25th February, has removed its helmet and taken a chill pill until “later this year”. The development team shared the news on Twitter, although it opted for a white background as opposed to the customary yellow we’ve all been trained to...
News Riders Republic Is the PS5, PS4 Extreme Sports Sandbox of Your Dreams
Steep is getting a pseudo-sequel in the form of Riders Republic, a massively multiplayer extreme sports sandbox where you’ll be able to ski, snowboard, bike, and much more with friends and strangers. Set in various US country parks – and designed using real-world GPS data – this open world experience will allow you to test yourself...