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On Your Bike: Trials Fusion Adds Tournaments

Chance to win... such... prizes!

Motorbikes are pretty cool, right? I'd love to learn to ride, but two things give me pause: a story from a family friend about scraping scraps his own skin out his bike leathers after an accident, and the terrifying physics of video game motorbikes suggesting that I'd quickly end up there myself, knife in hand. Trials games probably haven't given the most realistic understanding of riding, mind.

As if competing with the tracks themselves, let alone on leaderboards, weren't already challenge enough, RedLynx have added a new mode to Trials Fusion. Tournaments returned from older games in a patch yesterday, with whole sets of tracks to compete across.

Tournaments are sets of tracks played in one go, your times and faults for the whole lot being added up to give a final score, the patch notes explain. They'll rotate regularly, each tournament having different tracks, numbers of tracks, difficulties, and durations--from hours to days.

They're still ultimately leaderboards, sure, but special, exciting leaderboards. Why, you can even win virtual prizes! Those at the top will be awarded items, experience, or other odds and ends.

The patch also optimised a few things and added options to turn down some more graphical whizzbangs down, so if you've struggled with performance it may be worth another look.

Anyway, here are some motorbikes and some explosions. I don't find that remotely comforting.

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Trials Fusion

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.
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