Shredders – Snowboarding Action Day One On Xbox Game Pass

 

 

Soon you’ll break into the snowboarding event of the year to pull off one of the most insane tricks imaginable, all for the hope of scoring a wildcard entry to an exclusive invitational. Master the art of park riding, backcountry, rails, and massive kickers and earn your place in the world of snowboarding. It’s going to be an incredible winter.

Conveniently, a lot of actual professional snowboarders have arrived, and now is your chance to ride with them and visit the gnarliest spots, stomp the most epic lines, and learn the most stylish moves.

Shredders has powder so fresh you can smell it – you’ll lose yourself for hours carving down mountains,  tweaking your grabs, bending your board, and buttering like the very best. With the help of world class pro-riders soon to be announced, you’ll go beyond the boundaries of what you thought was possible.

With Shredders, the team have tried to build a snowboarding experience that allows you to define your own style. In snowboarding there are so many incredible ways to do a simple 180 and Shredders gives you that level of control. Carving, buttering, and the sensation of floating on fresh powder all feels amazing.

Conceptually The developers are trying to keep the convention of one thumb stick for the board and one stick for the body, and directly map that onto the snowboarder. This gives you a lot of freedom in your play style, so you can choose to be smooth and lazy, or if you’d prefer to go fast and aggressive, you can change up your style whenever you want.

In the same spirit as snowboarding, the developers of Shredders want to give you freedom and agency over your ride. It should be rewarding to explore the mechanics and find your own style. That sort of exploration has always drawn us into gaming.

Shredders is full of hand-sculpted parks, urban environments, and off-piste adventures… an open world just waiting to be shredded. It’s all one massive mountain range inspired by real world locations, events, snowparks, and natural landscapes, and all of it loads in an instant. Throughout the peaks and valleys, you’ll discover industrial areas, street areas, plenty of epic backcountry, high mountain riding, and even an old Italian village you can shred.

The coders also baked multiplayer into the very core of Shredders. Almost every other rider you see on the mountain is a real rider playing right there with you. Compete, shred together with friends, or take on a journey of your own, it’s up to you.

While developing Shredders, the team took a lot of inspiration from a whole bunch of awesome snowboarding films, the Amped games from the original Xbox (still so good!), and there snowboarding heroes on Instagram. In many ways, Shredders is a project fed by passion and it is built to shine on Xbox Series X|S.

See you on the slopes this December with Shredders, launching day one with Xbox Game Pass for Xbox Series X|S.

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