The upcoming Steep: Road to the Olympics expansion will introduce a new story mode to Steep where players will take on the role of a young athlete training in three freestyle events (Big Air, Halfpipe and Slopestyle) in preparation for the Olympic Games in the mountains of South Korea. Before each event, players will be treated to videos offering tips and insight to the events from legends and rising stars of Winter Olympic sports, including Kevin Rolland, Sage Kotsenburg, Gus Kenworthy and Tessa Worley. The expansion will feature new Alpine skiing, snowboard and freestyle skiing events such as Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G, Downhill, Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe, Snowboard Cross, Slopestyle, Big Air, Ski Halfpipe, Ski Cross and Ski Slopestyle.
In addition to the Olympic events in South Korea, Road to the Olympics will also feature a new open world map for Japan. Road to the Olympics will be available as stand alone content for $30, but will also be included in Steep Winter Games Edition for $60 that includes Steep and Road to the Olympics, and also in Steep Winter Games Gold edition with includes the base game and expansion along with the Year 1 Season Pass that includes access to the three previously released expansions along with additional outfits, sports and challenges. For some of Hardcore Gamer’s initial impressions of Road to the Olympics, please read our preview.