Ubisoft has canceled the Nintendo Transfer model of the skiing and snowboarding excessive sports activities sport Steep. The cancellation got here quietly, by the use of a message to a fan on Twitter.
Explaining the cancellation, Ubisoft mentioned (by the use of Gamasutra), “We’re wholly devoted to supporting the are living sport, and made the verdict to forestall Steep construction at the Nintendo Transfer platform to concentrate on bringing new are living content material and demanding situations to Steep avid gamers as a substitute.”
Good day @RJISAGAMER! We’re wholly devoted to supporting the are living sport, and made the verdict to forestall Steep construction at the Nintendo Transfer platform to concentrate on bringing new are living content material and demanding situations to Steep avid gamers as a substitute. We’ll have extra thrilling information to proportion quickly.
— Steep (@Steep_Game) August 9, 2018
Steep introduced in December 2016 and has observed a variety of updates over the years that added new content material, whilst the large growth Highway to the Olympics was once launched in December 2017. The sport exceeded Ubisoft’s gross sales expectancies, regardless that the corporate by no means mentioned what it was once projecting the sport to promote or what number of copies it is moved to this point.
The Transfer model of Steep was once introduced in January 2017, at which period Ubisoft additionally showed that the Alaska DLC would come to Nintendo’s hybrid console. That is all thrown out the window now as the sport has been scrapped for Transfer. The Steep web page on Nintendo’s site has been taken down as neatly.
Steep is lately to be had on Xbox One, PlayStation four, and PC. For extra, take a look at GameSpot’s complete assessment, an with the exception of of which is to be had beneath.
“Steep is a sport that is by no means in reality certain what it’s, and its vagueness and loss of significant rewards reasons it to undergo in any comparisons to the likes of SSX,” reviewer Leif Johnson mentioned. “However there is a quiet thrill to exploring the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, and snowed-in Alpine villages. It is a unusually horny means for all its , and there is a consistent sense that Ubisoft is channeling George Mallory’s well-known reaction when requested why he sought after to scramble up Mount Everest: ‘As a result of it is there.'”