London, UK — January 27th, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Steep, the adrenaline-fueled action sports game featuring skiing, snowboarding, wing-suiting and paragliding, set in the stunning open-world of the Alps, is releasing Steep Update 1.04. This new update brings a new level of online competitiveness to the game by introducing Steep World Tour Tournament, two new types of Challenges, and reveals that the new free Alaska map will be released on February 10th, 2017.
Players from around the globe, who are looking to outdo themselves and other riders, can now sign-up for Steep World Tour Tournament, a brand new monthly tournament series available for the whole community. The first competition, “Backcountry”, will start today with the qualification phase: a challenge in the cursed mountain for skiers and snowboarders, who will have to reach 5000 points to make it to the 2nd phase, the Tournament. The 32 best players on each platform during the Tournament phase will make it to the finals, where they will confront each other to win Steep credits.
The wildest and the most creative challenges made by the community will be available to all players through the Community Challenges feature. Steep players will be able to compete in order to achieve the highest score, to gain reputation points, and to be on the top leaderboards for each community challenge. The development team will also be creating challenges, so the players can go up against the Steep team themselves and try to beat their scores.
The eagerly awaited, free Alaska open-world will be globally released on February 10th, 2017, and will include the first Branded Challenges. These unique challenges will reward the fiercest players with Steep credits and reputation points. They will also be available in the Alps in a planned second phase.
With development led by Ubisoft Annecy, players to drop in to the Alps and ski, snowboard, wingsuit and paraglide through the game’s massive open world playground, filled with exhilarating challenges and breathtaking views. Developed by Ubisoft Annecy, Steep is designed for a culture that’s all about sharing experiences with the world. Steep features seamless multiplayer, populating the world with players as they naturally explore the Alps. Players and friends across the globe can take on challenges together or compete with each other to snag the top spot on the leaderboards.
Learn more at http://www.steepgame.com