E3 2018: Trials Rising trailer shows off thrilling motorbike antics

By Marshall Lemon, Monday, 11 June 2018 21:32 GMT

Trials Rising will debut on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch.

Trials Rising – the sports game of attempting motorbike stunts and failing often – was among the games announced at Ubisoft’s E3 2018 presentation.

Trials Rising promises to be the grandest iteration of the game to date. Not only will it offer the largest array of maps, players will also have access to an expanded Track Editor with more customization tools.

You can also take part in a variety of multiplayer challenges, including the local “Tandem Bike”. This requires two players to work together on the same bike – each contributing 50% of power and balance – to complete a selected map. Speaking personally, I can’t imagine that ending well.

Key Features

Competition is Everywhere – Competition is all over the globe with fun and elaborate tracks located across several continents. Whether it’s finding the perfect line in a smoldering caldera in the wilds of Yellowstone Park, doing triple backflips off the Eiffel Tower in Paris, or navigating massive drops on Mount Everest with snow storms looming, the thrills are endless. The new map also has integrated community features that show other players’ personal bests, and alerts you if a friend has broken your record or if a new custom track has been shared.

Star Small, Dream Big – From local backyard competitions to the biggest stadiums on the world stage, you will ride against other players as fully visualized ghosts or in real-time local and online multiplayer. Starting from humble beginnings, you’ll improve your skills, grow your fame and rise in the ranks as you beat the competition. Looking to earn even more fortune and fame? Sponsors such as Fox Racing Gear, KTM, and even RedLynx are always on the lookout for new talent and will offer contracts to complete special challenges. Think you can execute a perfect run-through without crashing or hold a wheelie for 10 meters? You’ll be handsomely rewarded if you can!.

Community-Powered Customization – Customization has always been a key component in the Trials experience, and Trials Rising takes it to the next level, empowering the community like never before. Players will now have the freedom to customize and share any outfit or bike skin they want, resulting in endless possibilities. In addition to the outfit and bike customization editor, the legendary Trials Track Editor comes back bigger than ever.

Tandem Bike: When Two Become One – Trials Rising adds an exciting new local multiplayer mode with the Tandem Bike. Two riders, each contributing fifty percent of the power and balance, ride together on one bike. Put your friendships to the test as you coordinate through tight corners, big jumps, and other outlandish obstacles. Get ready for the unexpected and for hilarity to ensue.

Trials Rising beta:

Trials Rising will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in February 2019. Sign up for the beta here.

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