Extra DVD content
Utilizes DVD media that allows for additional content including a new "DVD-like" 3D front end, as well as exclusive behind the scenes and "making of" footage from voice recording sessions to off the mountain interaction between the riders.
Updated and new courses
All new "Garibaldi" and "Alaska" courses. Garibaldi, located in British Colombia, Canada, is a fun "big air" first course with a slew of different routes, providing a number of different experiences. Set in the Wilds of Alaska, the Alaska course features near vertical sections of snow that link the multitude of huge cliff drops on what promises to be the scariest, "edge-of- your-board" course yet.
The riders are alive!
Celebrity voice talent for riders. Expanded facial animation and digital diaries for each rider on the World Circuit, as well as detailed background information on each. Riders bring their own attitude and riding style to the table and play a key role on the Circuit.
Six all new competitors, as well as six of the eight riders from SSX, make up the circuit. Two of the stars of SSX (Jurgen and Hiro) are sitting out the upcoming season due to serious injuries sustained during the off-season.
New "Uber" tricks, take airborne tricks to the next level.
Unique Showoff (trick) versions of nine courses on the World Circuit.
Improved competitive rider AI tightening up each race and making nothing a "sure thing."
Second generation rider physics providing more "in-air" and "on snow" control.
Harnessing the power of the next-gen consoles
Graphic power of the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube allow the creation of a multitude of visual improvements and unique new cinematic gameplay moments.
Music delivered by new songs and exclusive mixes from the cutting edge world of electronic breaks and beats cut by such turntable all-stars as Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys, Aphrodite, The Plump DJ's as well as others.
In the moment music
Fresh in-game soundtrack delivering a more interactive and intelligent companion to gameplay. Music and sound effects are woven into the game to create more emotional moments, before, during and after they've occurred.