STORY: The fast-paced ‘everything’ racer comes to the cloud platform a week early as Stadia lands Riders Republic during a free trial period
Something we don’t see everyday just occurred. Riders Republic, the forth-coming Ubisoft Original racer is landing on Stadia during a trial period. This trial will be available on Stadia along side: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC via the Epic Games Store. The way it will work is, players will have a full week to play up to 4 hours of the game free. If they decide to purchase or obtain via Ubisoft+ on Stadia, their progress from the trial will automatically port over! The Ubisoft host page reads as follows:
SAVE YOUR PROGRESS BETWEEN TRIAL WEEK AND LAUNCH
GET A HEAD START ON THE GAME AND KEEP YOUR PROGRESS.
Bring any stars, gear, and outfits with you from Trial Week into the full game, which will be out on October 28th!
There’s also talk of a special challenge available during this trial:
During the Trial Week we offer you the possibility to participate in a competition called the Mad Challenge”. Compete in the “Mad Challenge” to earn awesome rewards like a Riders Republic branded Canyon or Gold Editions of the game. To be eligible for prizes, you need to sign up for the Mad Challenge at http://ridersrepublic.com/madchallenge and to complete the in-game “ShackDaddy Exclusive Multiplayer Contest”. The contest consists of making the top 10 in any Mass Race during the Trial Week. The Mad Challenge will be open exclusively during the Trial Week period.
Riders Republic is scheduled to launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC via the Epic Games Store, Luna, GFN and Stadia. You can get complete details here on what is being labeled ‘Trial Week’.