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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Riders Republic (2021) is an extreme sports game where you can mountain bike, ski, snowboard, and fly in a wingsuit and rocket suit. This builds on other spot games with tens of online players competing at once in each event.

Play is in an open world set in the American national park with locations including Bryce Canyon, Yosemite Valley, Sequoia Park, Zion, Canyonlands, Mammoth Mountain, and Grand Teton.

You play through a career mode through the six activities. Progressing well leads to being invited to join in-game competitions like UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Red Bull Rampage and the X Games. This unlocks new gear, outfits and cosmetic items. The gear you earn provides enhancements to your player performance while the outfits are cosmetic.

There are online modes where players compete against a crowd of other competitors from all over the world. Along with the all against all modes, you can compete in teams of six in Tricks Battle Arenas. There's also a social hub in which players can meet and interact with each other.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Riders Republic 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 5 weeks ago.
Kids not old enough for this yet? There are lots of games similar to Riders Republic. Here are some similar younger-rated games:

Play StylePlay Style

This is a Race and Simulation game with Action and Sports elements. You can play this by yourself or as a 50-player online game. Up to 50 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, but PS4 and Xbox One versions only support about 20 players.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 15 minutes and half an hour to play a round of this game. As an online multiplayer game, you can play for many hundreds of hours.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 because for use of bad language and moderate violence. This game features infrequent moderate violence. For example, players are able to cause other mountain bike riders to crash. When players crash, they are caught in net barriers, after which they are able to resume. The player can also make mistakes which result in crashes. When this happens, the player's character falls to the ground and gets up again. There are no injuries. Music appears in the game and some of this includes use of bad language ('*!@?*'). In some cases, the bad language is muted.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated Parental Guidance (PG) for Mild Themes and Language.

Skill Level

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. It's also important to ensure children understand in-game purchases and have spending limits set-up.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.

CostsCosts

Riders Republic usually costs £34.99. 

Riders Republic

XBox StoreSALE Xbox X|S £34.99 £8.74 until 01/08/2024
XBox StoreSALE Xbox One £34.99 £8.74 until 01/08/2024
XBox StoreSALE PC £34.99 £8.74 until 01/08/2024
Steam Store PC £34.99
PlayStation Store PS5 -
PlayStation Store PS4 -
There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
  • In-Game Pass: Purchase a season/battle pass to gain access to limited in-game purchases, reward items and other aspects of the game.
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
 
This game offers players the opportunity to purchase in-game items, in the form of an in-game currency, which can be used to purchase cosmetic items such as outfits. The game also features some random rewards, but these rewards are not obtainable through the spending of real-world money. Players will also be able to purchase downloadable content, which some parents or carers may want to be aware of. Parents, carers, or other responsible adults should check to see what is being offered before making any purchase on behalf of a child. It should be noted that the game can still be played without the need to purchase such items.

The Year Pass provides eight exotic kits unlocking throughout the year, starting with the Rocket Bike and Rocket Skis Day 1. It also provides the BMX Sport add-on coming to Riders Republic after launch. Plus, enjoy seven days of early access to all exotic kits and the BMX Sport.
  • Riders Republic Gold Edition includes the game and Year 1 Pass.
  • Riders Republic Ultimate Edition includes the game and Year 1 Pass.
  • Riders Republic Gold Edition includes the game and Year 1 Pass and 4 exclusive style packs.

You can purchase Big Helico ticket Packs to get to destinations in the game quicker. You can also purchase cosmetic items in Cosmic Pack, Neon Pack, Rainbow Pack and Skull'n Style Pack. 
 
It's important to set up your accounts and devices appropriately. More information is on our Financial Resources page.
 

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 25/02/2021

Price: 75% off

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1 (50 online)

Genres: Race, Simulation (Action and Sports)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person and Open World

Developer: Ubisoft (@Ubisoft)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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