Players Can Enjoy the Showdown Season Starting at 6pm AEST
Sydney, Australia – April 26, 2022 –Ubisoft announced that season two of Riders Republic, Showdown, will be available starting today at 6pm AEST, on Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5*, Stadia, as well as Windows PC through the Ubisoft Store and the Epic Games Store.
Get in on the action with Showdown: To celebrate this brand-new season, players will discover the new Showdown arena with its own multiplayer mode, an electrifying 6v6 where two teams compete to collect as much lightning as possible, while using new toys: gears that opens up a new way to play.
Players will be able to challenge themselves in new mass races and discover special outfits, session markers and the all-new Manual-mode, to ride a single wheel in style. They will also be able to name and participate in an in-game specific friends list and create their own community with the new clan feature.
This season also introduces a new season progression with seven weekly spotlights, where all players can unlock exclusive rewards and participate in live activities and events, such as the Rabbids Takeover event starting May 18.
Year 1 Pass holders will have early access to two toys for this season, the Spider and the Juggernaut**. Both toys will also be available as a pack in Showdown mode, along with the exclusive Sniper toy. Players can obtain the Year 1 Pass with the Gold or Ultimate Edition of Riders Republic, or as a stand-alone purchase. A Welcome Pack will also be sold separately and will include a new legendary outfit and 2300 Republic Coins.
For more information about Riders Republic, Season 2: Showdown, please visit https://ridersrepublic.com/showdown
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*Upgrade to the digital PS5™ version of the game at no additional cost. To upgrade eligible PS4™ disc copies, players need a PS5™ console with a disc drive. PlayStation.com/help. Riders Republic leverages Smart Delivery – buy the game once and automatically download the version optimized for your device for free, including for Xbox Series X and S.
**Spider Toy will be available for Y1 pass owners on April 27 and will be able to be used outside of Showdown Arena. Juggernaut Toy will be available for Y1 pass owners later on the Season. Available to Y1 pass owners on live date, separate purchase available after 7 days for non-pass holders.
About Riders Republic
Developed by Ubisoft Annecy, Riders Republic™ invites players to a massive multiplayer playground where they can experience the thrill of extreme sports in the magnificent American National Parks. Players will connect, compete and slay tricks through an exciting range of sports such as biking, skiing, snowboarding, wing suiting and rocket wing suiting. Riders can squad up with or against friends in insane multiplayer modes including mass start races with more than 50 players on new gen, team PvP arena modes, trick competitions and online cups.
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