4bi9 Video Contest Winners

This month's video contest was sponsored by 4bi9, masters of urban skiing films. Therefore, we asked you to create your best urban skiing video in Whiteridge. Winners would receive credits, a SNOW t-shirt, and even some swag from 4bi9 themselves! Additionally, all participants would also receive a participati
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0.9.2 Out Now on PC

With the goal of releasing an update every 6-8 weeks, I'm happy to share that the latest game update, 0.9.2 is now live on PC! Please note that this update is not available on PS4 - read more about that here. There are three big-ticket features included with the 0.9.2...
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SNOW Game Update 0.9.2

Please note, this release is currently available only on PC. Read why here. Gameplay New Tutorial (read more here) Art Added Tyro Valley Added new skiing grabs (Gucci Grab, Critical Grab) Added new snowboarding tweaked grabs Small animation improvements Tweaks and improvements to Sialia Updated key/button
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Experience The Mountain with 4bi9

The Experience The Mountain Video Contest is back, and this time with 4bi9 as a sponsor! For those of you that aren't familiar with 4bi9, they are a well known film crew in the freeskiing world. They've produced a bunch of short edits and movies and have worked most notably with...
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Welcome to Whiteridge

As the title says, welcome to Whiteridge! We've been working on Whiteridge in different states for several years now, and are excited to finally release it to the public. Before I go into detail about the level, please keep in mind that due to issues related to the PS4 version...
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Game Update 0.9.1 Hotfix

Thanks to many of you sending in crash reports and reporting other issues through our Discord channel (discord.gg/SNOWthegame) we have fixed a few major issues and released a hotfix earlier today. Here's what we fixed: Fixed "Press any key..." popping up at random occasions Fixed inability to change time of..
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0.9.1 Out Now On PC

Good news - after much delay, the 0.9.1 Game Update is now live!  We've been spending a lot of time upgrading SNOW to the latest version of CRYENGINE, but it's finally complete. Although time consuming, this upgrade was necessary to ensure we could support the latest SDK from Sony and...
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SNOW Game Update 0.9.1

Please note, this release is currently available only on PC. Read why here. Art Added new cosmetics from DC, Sessions, Electric, Bonfire, Capita, Ride, Coal, and Lo2 Added new Garden Gnome Session Marker Added 2 brand new types of snowmobiles, Climber and Discovery Added new rail props to Prop Tool...
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My Line 3 Winners

For the third My Line video contest, we challenged players to show us their best lines through the Hidden Park on Sialia. While the park only has 3 segments, each stage has plenty of options for creative riding. So without further ado, here are our winners...   3rd Place Congratulations...
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My Line 3: The Hidden Park

The My Line contest for June will take place at the Hidden Park, which can be found on the boarder between the West and North Face of Sialia. We want to see your best line(s) through the Hidden Park. Since the park is quite short, we are going to allow...
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My Line 2 Winners

Another month, another handful of amazing edits submitted for the second My Line contest! This month we asked the community to submit their best lines through Northpaw Glacier, a huge mountain area full of ice, caves and massive gaps. With nearly two dozen submissions, the judges had their hand's full rating
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2017 Development Update

Hi everyone, This blog post is long overdue! 2017 has been an exceptionally busy year so far and I haven’t had a chance to stop and put a blog post together - let alone stay as active as I want on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Discord and various other threads on...
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My Line 2 - Northpaw Glacier

Here we go again! It's now time for the second My Line video contest. This month the contest will be taking place on Northpaw Glacier in Sialia. The contest will be similar to last month, but with a few improvements based on feedback from the community. First, we will now...
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My Line 1 Winner

We asked the community to show us their best line through the Infinity Park Half Pipe. Nearly 30 submissions later, the community has voted - here are the winning lines from the first My Line video contest! 3rd Place Realpbc wins 2,000 in-game Credits and a SNOW t-shirt for a uniquely equestrian...
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'My Line' Video Contest

Today we are launching a totally new video contest series called My Line. In this contest series we will be focusing on your skills as a rider, rather than your ability to edit. In My Line we want to see you ride a particular course / area in a single take...
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X Games Norway Out Now!

Welcome to X Games Norway, out now on PC and PlayStation 4! X Games Norway takes place in Hafjell, Norway, between March 8th and 11th and features both Slopestyle and Big Air events. The biggest and best riders from around the world have descended on the Norwegian mountains and are...
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Winter X Games 2017 Out Now

That's right - we just launched the Winter X Games 2017 level in SNOW so you can ride the exact same courses as the real pros are doing this weekend! The level includes 3 events: Big Air, Slopestyle and Super Pipe. Each event features a different exclusive X Games reward which...
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X Games Video Contest Winners

Before the holidays we launched the X Games Video Content and asked our talented community of riders and film makers to shoot and edit a video set in the Winter X Games 2016 course. We wanted to see how you approached each slopestyle feature, ride the super pipe, and what big...
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X Games 2016 Video Contest

It's that time again! Time to show off your riding, camera, and editing skills with another video edit contest! This time, the contest is sponsored by X Games, who will be providing a mystery grab bag for the winning edit! As you probably guessed, this edit contest is focused on...
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SNOW M9 is here!

Game Update 0.9.0 "M9" is now live on PC and PS4! We're so excited to share what we've been working on since the beginning of the summer with the SNOW community. So, let's get to it - here's what's new! Alternatively, here are the Patch Notes. Prop Tool The Prop...
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SNOW Game Update 0.9.0

Art Events Added B&E Invitational 2016 Added Northpaw Invitational Added Ice Ice, Maybe? Added On The Rocks Added Yeti Big Air Added Tanner Hall Invitational Mountains Added B&E 2016 Added Eastwater Industries Drop Point in Sialia Added Northpaw Glacier Drop Point in Sialia Added Lost Piste Drop Point
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PS4 Early Access Rewards

Those of you who joined the SNOW Early Access Beta on PlayStation 4 received the Founder’s Pack, a bundle of over 22 exclusive or discounted clothing, equipment and unlocks. If you are also a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you will be entitled to the PS Plus Bundle that includes an exclusive outfit...
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PS4 + X Games Are Live!

That's right! SNOW is now live on PlayStation 4 and features the Winter X Games Aspen level, events and reward. Get SNOW on your PS4 right now, right here! The X Games level is also live on PC in an update we released earlier. The level costs 399c and includes...
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Winter X Games

We have partnered with ESPN to bring the Winter X Games 2016 course to SNOW on October 25th! As you probably know, the X Games is the ultimate winter sports event and features the most competitive Slopestyle, Super Pipe and Big Air events every year. The entire course from Buttermilk...
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PS4 Launch Delay

Unfortunately due to some last minute issues, we have been forced to delay the launch of SNOW on PlayStation 4 by one week. Though we hate to do this, and know how frustrating it is to hear that a game you're excited to play has been delayed, we hope you can continue...
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PlayStation®4 Beta!

I am so extremely happy to announce that on October 18th SNOW will be launching as a Beta on PlayStation®4! The Beta will cost $19.99 to join, but for that you will  get over $30 of in-game content and some exclusive items as part of the Founder's Pack! If you have PlayStation®Plus...
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Fall Clearance Sale

We're doing some housecleaning in the in-game store and have selected around 100 items to remove from the store on October 12th. Until then, all of these items will be on a massive sale!  Now if your chance to pick up all of these items for a great price before they are removed forever. Once...
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Game Update 0.9.0 Preview

While we continue to prepare for the upcoming PlayStation 4 launch (and subsequent PC update) that will include some new and very exciting content, we have also begun work on the next major Game Update, Version 0.9.0. Though this update is still a bit out, we wanted to share with you some...
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June Video Contest

For this month's Experience The Mountain Video Contest we wanted to see what amazing snowboarding edits our community could make. The rules were easy - pick your favorite song from our soundtrack, and make a roughly 2 minute edit showing off your snowboarding style. We received a record breaking number...
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Snowboards and Snowmobiles are here!

It's finally here! Snowboarding and snowmobiles are finally available in SNOW! We have just released SNOW's latest update (Game Update 0.8.0) and it's probably the most significant update since the initial launch of SNOW on Early Access in 2013. The launch trailer above trailer was made by Sonder, one of
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SNOW Game Update - 0.8.0

Main Features Snowboards Snowmobiles Improved Store layout Reworked Event and Map selection UI Added Mountain Store for future use Additional Fixes and Improvements Fixed localization for tutorial to handle push/tuck separately Tweaked default cam so you can see infront of you a bit easier Fix possible MP cr
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0.8.0 and PlayStation 4

It is now early May and many of you are correctly wondering two things: where is the snowboarding & snowmobile update, and where is the PS4 Beta? Well, here are some answers! 0.8.0 Update The 0.8.0 update, which was originally targeted for a late-April launch, has been delayed a few weeks....
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Video Contest Results

SNOW's First Video Contest of 2016 For the first Experience The Mountain Video Contest of 2016 we asked our talented riders and film makers to create a first person video as an homage to Candide Thovex's video series 'One Of Those Days'. We were really impressed with the videos, especially because it is...
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Marketplace & Trading Cards

We just enabled a few Steam features in SNOW that will give you even more opportunities to customize your character and your Steam profile! Steam Marketplace You can now sell the items in your inventory you no longer use. At the moment only customization items (clothing and equipment) that are no longer...
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Getting Gold Medals

Steam user Pilot (Crackbagged on YouTube) has made a handful of great video walkthroughs showing how to get Gold Medals on a bunch of different events. Check them out below and be sure to subscribe to his YouTube Channel!
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SNOW March Update is Live

It has been a crazy few months since we launched the Open Beta on January 27th. Immediately after the launch we spent a lot of time fixing your most critical issues. Since then we've spent time working on various improvements and new features that we think you'll be really excited about. Below...
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SNOW Game Update 0.7.1

Featured changes: Upgraded to CRYENGINE 3.8.6 Introduced premium Drones and Session Markers Session Markers are now stored on backend and therefore persist over multiple sessions Vastly improved Frontend lighting Redesigned inventory to display all items in the same view Added new Key Remapping menu Score is
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Open Beta is Live!

0.7.0 has arrived, and along with it, the Open Beta of SNOW! The team at Poppermost has been working non-stop since the 0.6.3 update before the holidays to cram as much extra features, details and polish into this release to make sure our Open Beta release is our best update...
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SNOW Game Update - 0.7.0

Featured Changes Moved majority of game data to pak archives in order to speed up level load - Downside of this is bigger update downloads Implemented new Dedicated Server auto-scaling backend Introduced new servers regions; US West, US East, Oceania and Europe Integrated new server browsing UI Implemented ne
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SNOW Open Beta

SNOW will be available to everyone on January 27 SNOW has been in Closed Beta since March 2015. We’ve added lots of new features, improved existing ones and polished the overall experience a huge amount. Before the Christmas holidays we were ready to announce the next phase of SNOW: the Open Beta. So, o
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SNOW Christmas Update!

The Last SNOW Update of 2015 The 0.6.3 update is now live with a bunch of new features, improvements and fixes (full list here). We are now just a step away from the next milestone, which will be our Open Beta release. Premium Events We continue to add more content to SNOW to reflect...
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SNOW Game Update - 0.6.3

Content Added new Premium events (Nine Knights, B&E and Jon Olsson Invitational) Added new Momentum Park area Added new Sunken Town area New Santa bundle Events and End Session Added new XP screen Added new reward screen, shown after events or ending a session Fix crash when exiting event Event...
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Round 4 Winners

SNOW's Video Contest #4 For the fourth and final Experience The Mountain Video Contest of 2015 we asked our talented film makers to show us what A Day in Sialia means to them. As usual, we were blown away by the creativity of riding and especially the editing. This round...
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Candide Thovex Signature Skis now in SNOW

Get ready to ski like one of the best riders on the planet! We’ve just added new items to the SNOW store, including all four 14/15 Candide Thovex signature skis from Faction Skis. Their design is so simple, yet they just look stunning - and skiing with them brings you closer to...
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SNOW Game Update 0.6.2 - Multiplayer is Live

Play SNOW with your friends The new SNOW update 0.6.2 brings not only multiplayer but fixes to a lot of bugs and performance issues. See full changelog list below: Multiplayer Note that Multiplayer is still in early testing, and we therefore have a limited number of servers available. We'll be...
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SNOW Replay Manager Tutorials

Create incredible SNOW video edits with the Replay Manager CitizN and Petty77 are two of the most creative players in the SNOW community and have already posted more than different 10 video edits of SNOW each! Their edits always show great camera work and editing skills and the quality level and creativity
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SNOW Video Contest - Round 3 Winners

This month's Experience The Mountain Video Contest challenged the community to make their best all-around edit. We didn't care if it was park, back country or just some nice scenery - we wanted to see your most creative stuff. And wow, did we get some amazing submissions! As always, the...
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Whitehart Castle

SNOW Behind-The-Scene: Whitehart Castle We are super excited to present a behind-the-scenes look at a new area of Sialia which will be part of the next SNOW update (0.6.2), coming very soon. When we launched SNOW on Early Access, Sialia had an old medieval castle located on the western face of the...
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SNOW Store Update

SNOW Store update - Color Variations, Bundles, And More The latest Game Update (0.6.1) included a few new features and improvements to the overall SNOW store functionality. This blog post will outline these new features in case you missed them. Color Variations Character Items now have color variations! C
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SNOW - Game Update 0.6.1

SNOW Update 0.6.1 - New features and bug fixes The latest SNOW update is here! 0.6.1 brings a load of improvements and fixes: Changes • Updated to CRYENGINE 3.8.3 - Brings vastly improved DoF, Motion Blur and HDR rendering • Implemented in-game legend background - Should make reading button descriptions..
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Winners!

Winners of the first SNOW video contest! Wow! What an amazing turnout for our second Experience The Mountain Video Contest! We had more than double the number of entries this time around and the quality was incredible from all of them! As a reminder, this month we asked our community to...
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And the winner is...

Winners of the first SNOW video contest This past Monday was the final day to submit your SNOW entry for the Experience The Mountain Video Contest - our first of a series of contests to challenge our talented film makers. Together with the International Freeski Film Festival (IF3) we asked...
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SNOW Game Update 0.6.0.737919

SNOW update changelog A set of post-release updates to the 0.6.0 SNOW build is now live. Note that this is purely a maintenance patch, the next SNOW content update will be 0.6.1, currently scheduled for later next month. Primarily, this update resolves issues with starting events, unlocking spawn points and..
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SNOW Game Update 0.6.0

SNOW Update 0.6.0 M6 is here in all of its glory! Find below all the new features and bug fixes now available in SNOW. New Features in SNOW Close Calls New minimalist trick log - No longer covers the top area of the screen! Main Menu stability and animation improvements...
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Free Roam Leveling and Drop Points

SNOW's Leveling System And Drop Points TL;DR - You can now earn XP in SNOW and level up in Free Roam by riding to End Session points. Some Drop Points now require unlocking based on their type. Back Country drop points are unlocked by riding to them while Heli Drop drop...
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SNOW Video Contest Series

SNOW Video Contest Series Since we launched SNOW on Early Access nearly two years ago we’ve seen a lot of amazing video edits coming from the community. The level of riding and creativity continues to impress us every day to the point where we're learning new riding and camera techniques from these...
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SNOW x Suzuki Nine Knights Partnership

SNOW's Very Own Suzuki Nine Knights Park We are thrilled to announce that SNOW is now the official video game partner of the Suzuki Nine Knights event! Suzuki Nine Knights offers some of the most amazing and incredible park features ever created. The event takes place every year in April in...
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Pontus Olsson SNOW's Video Contest

SNOW's Community Contest by Pontus Olsson The Pontus Olsson Video Contest, SNOW's first community video contest wrapped up this past weekend. We were really excited to see the traction it got and how many edits were submitted. The overall level of quality was really incredible and the riding, editing and p
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Looking Ahead

SNOW’s Closed Beta started a little over a month ago and we wanted to thank everyone who has joined the game so far, those who are still waiting for their invite, and those who don't have a PC but are supporting us anyway. Thank you for all of your love and support! But that's not all... As a...
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SNOW Game Update 0.5.2.601949

SNOW update We just deployed another SNOW main client update, this patch includes quite a few fixes for some known issues. Note that this is purely a maintenance patch, the next content update will be 0.5.3 that is currently scheduled for late May or early June. Fixed a bunch of...
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SNOW Game Update 0.5.2.578102

SNOW Game Update 0.5.2.578102 Improved XP and level gift notification to avoid confusion Fixed a few missing and incorrect localization strings Fixed bug in collision detection that could cause random crashes Fixed flickering when switching to fullscreen mode Improved calculation for game resolution on less p
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The Replay Manager in SNOW

SNOW's Replay Manager One of the core features of SNOW is to provide users the tools necessary to make amazing videos. SNOW is a game about self expression and there's no better way of doing that than by making an edit to show off what you get up to on the...
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Game Update 0.5.2

Integrated new XP and Level functionality - Players are now rewarded with XP with resulting level ups after playing events. Level ups can result in free item drops. Fixed basic VR functionality not working - Note that this is still not ideal, we are awaiting a patch from Crytek to...
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Game Update 0.5.1

Players can now activate drone instantaneously by pressing F3 Tweaked physics variables heavily Lowered ollie / jump height slightly Reworked menu color scheme for look and usability - Easier to spot the currently selected element UI Scrolling: Added support for page up, page down, home and end keys Fixed gam
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F2P: The Big Picture

SNOW and The Free-To-Play Model So we are now a few days into the Closed Beta of SNOW. This is a huge milestone for the game but also for Poppermost, the team behind the game. We’ve been working like crazy since September to make sure this update has a huge...
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Game Update 0.5.0

SNOW has entered Closed Beta! Here is a list of what's new. Please note that since the update is massive, not every change is listed here but instead a high level list of new features. Features: New user interface: overhauled visual interface, including menus and HUD Purchasable clothing: clothing and equipm
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Sialia is Getting Bigger

Sialia is going to be even more beautiful as we update the mountain with a handful of new areas and dozens more tweaks and details. As always, each area will have a unique visual theme and varying gameplay that offers a different riding experience every time. Here’s a preview of three of the new area
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SNOW + Sketchfab

We’ve recently partnered up with Sketchfab, the leading platform to share and download 3D models. Sketchfab just announced that they now support PBR (physically based rendering) so we decided to test out their new technology with a few assets from SNOW! The results are really impressive and we already have
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Early Access Closed Beta Launch

SNOW’s Closed Beta launch for Early Access users is only ten days away so it’s time to share more details about the actual launch. We’ve been working non-stop on the Closed Beta release for more than six months now - the amount of work that has gone into this update...
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Preparing for Closed Beta

As you hopefully know by now, SNOW will enter Closed Beta in less than two weeks. This means that we are beginning to prepare for the biggest release in SNOW's history. Before the big update we are going to update what is available on Steam. On Monday, March 1 we will...
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B&E Invitational Development Update

SNOW's B&E Invitational Development Update Since we announced our partnership with the B&E Invitational late last year we have been hard at work building the course in the game. B&E is one of the most exciting stops of the season for a reason: the course is one of a kind...
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0.4.4 Update Postponed

We have made the decision today to postpone the 0.4.4 update and instead include it in the massive 0.5.0 update. The 0.5.0 update (Closed Beta) is scheduled for a March 10 release on Early Access and we feel that it would make more sense to wait a few weeks than to rush this smaller...
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SNOW Closed Beta, March 2015!

We are extremely excited to announce that SNOW will be entering Closed Beta this March! On March 10th, the Closed Beta will be available to Early Access players only. On March 28th, the mountain will be open to everyone else who signs up for the Closed Beta. Those who have...
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Game Update 0.4.3

Code: Multiplayer improvements "DUALSHOCK 4" (PS4) controller support Updated to CRYENGINE 3.6.10 Fix: Skeletons were not updated on the server when out of view range Fix: Field of view being set twice and not adhering to cl_camFieldOfView Cleaned up CVar usage, removed unused ones Added seamless multiplayer
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B&E Invitational in SNOW

SNOW's B&E Invitational We are proud to announce that SNOW is the official video game partner of the B&E Invitational and that the event's course will be recreated in SNOW as a stand-alone level! This is only the second edition of the event but it has already proven to be...
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Playstation Experience

We are very excited to announce that we will be attending Sony’s Playstation Experience event in Las Vegas on December 6 – 7 and showing an exciting new version of SNOW! The Playstation Experience is a massive community event where players can check out the best Playstation games, listen to panel...
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Share Your Experience

Today we're launching a new area of our website that is simply called SHARE. This is a specially developed area for our community to share their videos and screenshots with the world. Immediately after launching SNOW on Steam Early Access, we started seeing hundreds of videos and screenshots being created...
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Game Update 0.4.2

Code: Updated to CRYENGINE 3.6.8 Fix: Dynamic environment probe crash when there was not texture generated Increased first person local field of view from 60 to 75 Added Detached Camera controls Tweaked default camera orbit speed Fix: Game attempting to load a level using the command line passed to the...
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Game Update 0.4.1

Updated particle shaders to match that of CRYENGINE 3.6.7 Fix: DX10 shaders were not properly compiled Player is now drawn in camera space for first person, fixes clipping issues Fix: Skier angular velocity not being reset on freeze Unified resolution handling Resolution is always updated upon receiving the
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M4 Update Out Now

We are extremely proud today to announce the release of the SNOW M4 update! This has been the biggest and most challenging update we've worked on since releasing the game last year and are excited to finally let all of you play it. With this update we have finally implemented the...
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M4 Update Is Almost Ready

We promised that the M4 update would go live around Gamescom (so mid/late August), and now it's nearly mid-September. We want to get it out. Trust us - we've been working on it all summer. The M4 update is a huge deal. It brings SNOW into Alpha state, which means that...
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Gamescom Wrap-up

It has been over a week since Gamescom and I have finally caught up on all the backlog of emails, meetings and planning discussions that I missed while I was away. I figured this would be a good opportunity to make a short post about what went on during the week...
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SNOW is coming to PS4!

SNOW will be coming to the PlayStation 4 next year! This is an exclusive deal which means that for now the only console you will be able to play SNOW on is the PS4. Here's a little trailer we put together for the announcement:
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New Website + Gamescom

First, welcome to our new website! It's been a long time coming but we finally got around to updating the SNOW website thanks to our friends over at 55Fiction. This new site (other than looking awesome) helps show off the game a bit better, support our news, update information and...
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Game Update v0.3.4

Fix: Texture resolution not being updated when changing to a higher spec Fix: Square shadow appearing under the player Fix: Actor head not being unhidden after exiting FP mode Fix: Possible crash on startup Fix: Fullscreen mode being disabled after alt-tabbing out Reworked Frontend loading process, fixes rare
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THE NEXT SNOW UPDATE

So as some of you may have noticed, the next update "M4" has taken a bit longer than expected. The main reason behind this is that we originally planned M4 as the official Alpha release of the game. By Alpha, we mean that the game should have a first implementation of...
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Game Update v0.3.3

Added Anti-Aliasing options Fix: Multiplayer crash on join Fix: CCustomizationManager::GetLoadoutFile crash if game platform wasn't initialized Fixed store camera control using controllers Added support for zooming in the store using the D-Pad Fix: ExportCDF command replacing cdf2 file instead of creating a c
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Game Update v0.3.2

Re-implemented support for DirectX 10 and 10.1 cards Fix: Possible crash if the character loadout referenced removed attachments Fixed a couple of menu memory leaks Fixed possible crash on shutdown
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"M3" UPDATE OUT NOW

Little late to post this on the SNOW website, but better late than never! SNOW's M3 update is now live! A detailed list of what's contained in the update can be found here. And as usual, here's the developer video:
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Game Update v0.3.1

Added support for toggling motion blur via the visual options Decreased default motion blur amount Fixed localization misses Re-added missing ragdollize (R) action Fix: "Couldn't allocate specular probe texture atlas" error on DX10.0 cards and below. (DX10.1 and up were unaffected)
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Game Update v0.3.0 "M3"

Major Features Upgraded to CRYENGINE 3.6 including a move to to physically based rendering - This required a full retouch of our game assets New animation pass 64-bit build - Will automatically download and boot for Windows users on x64 systems Reworked stopping functionality Store is now fully functional in-
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JON OLSSON INVITATIONAL NOW IN SNOW

SNOW's Jon Olsson Invitational That's right, the famous JOI Big Air event is now an official level in SNOW! Check it out!
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Game Update v0.2.4

New Map: Jon Olsson Invitational Big Air Added SNOW Founder's Set    
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Game Update v0.2.3

Reworked fly & detached camera to avoid weird view angles Decreased friction on grindable objects Players can now push when stopped or going very slowly on a rail Fix: Grab reset delay when using a controller Fix: Possible null-pointer crash on spawn Fix: Cursor not being hidden after exiting the...
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Game Update v0.2.2

Fix: Spawn camera defaulting to first person Re-enabled texture streaming Fix: Multiplayer lobby screen not always appearing Fix: Attachments not saving properly Fix: Time of Day being changed when selecting the Store screen in levels other than Frontend Fix: Inability to see character when customizing in-gam
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Game Update v0.2.1

Disabled event system debug messages Fixed issue with restarting events in the start screen Possible fix for inability to turn at lower FPS Fix: Null-pointer crash when cycling spawn point Possible fix for startup crash Fix: Possible render thread crash on shutdown
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Game Update v0.2.0 "M2"

Major Features Ski trails Ski particle effects Jump anticipation animations Event system Alternative "Orbit" spawn camera New animation system for the store Leaderboards are now stored per level and can be accessed via the level menu Added "Invite friends" tile to the lobby screen Reworked tiled UI implementa
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"M2" UPDATE OUT NOW

It took a bit longer than expected, but the M2 update is now live on Steam. The details of the update can be found here. And here's the developer video showing off some new features!  
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POPPERMOST IS GROWING!

We are excited to announce that over the past few months we have been growing the team at Poppermost. Thanks to the success of SNOW's Early Access launch, we have been able to more than double the size of the team and also move into our own office space in...
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Game Update v0.1.6

Fixed: Missing Shaders.pak file
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Game Update v0.1.5

New Map - Fochi 2014
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FOCHI 2014

To celebrate the Winter Olympics and the first ski and snowboard Slopestyle event, we have made a tribute to Sochi in SNOW... Welcome to Fochi 2014!
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Game Update v0.1.4

Fixed Windows Vista start-up crash. Fixed start-up crash when Steam Cloud was disabled. Disabled CrashHandler.
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Game Update v0.1.3

Tweaked net syncing. Fixed UI tiles overlapping. Fix: Tricks being executed multiple times per frame. Fix: Animations being requested too often. Fix: "updateButtons" function being called repeatedly. Removed leaderboard logging. Resolution is now set to that of the active monitor if the player is playing for
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Game Update v0.1.2

Tweaked multiplayer synching to avoid players hovering over ground. Tweaked air rotation system for a more realistic feel. Fix: Current resolution was not added to the resolution options. Added new forward camera based on community feedback, enabled by default. Fix: Ollie anticipation not triggering. Fix: Abi
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Game Update v0.1.1

Fixed the ability to spam jump after spawning Fixed resetting (continue) subtracting points incorrectly. Fixed spruce collision. Fix: Buttering to boost did not give the additional speed boost. Reworked local profile storage to apply customized variables such as screen resolution directly on boot. (Fixes reso
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Game Update v0.1.0 "M1"

Multiplayer is now available for all users Main Menu updated with new functionality Visual and Gameplay options added to Main Menu Store redesigned Skis now use both left and right graphics You can now customize your character while in-game Session Markers have been implemented New in-air rotation system Rewo
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"M1" UPDATE OUT NOW

We have decided to focus on releasing bigger updates every month instead of pushing them out as soon as they're ready. This gives us more of a chance to test things before they go live and also allows us to focus on getting the best feedback from the community. So,...
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GAMEPLAY EDITS

Happy New Year! We have been seeing some AMAZING gameplay edits being created by the community. Users have been making cinematic movies, but also really great gameplay clips in the park and powder showing off some serious skills. So, to make it easy to view all of these clips, we've created...
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Game Update v0.0.6

Fix: Troll statue achievement "Hi Nouk!" (Broke again yesterday) Fix: Christmas tree crash Fix: "CRenderProxy::RegisterForRendering: Object has invalid bbox" spam in console and log file.
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Game Update v0.0.5

Tweaked fatal landings to avoid false reports. Fullscreen is now disabled when the window loses focus (Alt-tabbing) Fix: Toggling windowed mode using the options menu. Fixed one more black screen issue.
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Game Update v0.0.4

Fix: Tutorial notifications. Fix: Crash when pressing F3 and shift. Upgraded Steam API to version 1.27 Possible fix for startup crash. Fix: Troll statue achievement "Hi Nouk!"
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Game Update v0.0.3

Fix: Crash when opening visual options menu. Implemented lobby chat. Added Players tile for the lobby menu.
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STEAM HOLIDAY SALE

That's right, another Steam Sale is upon us! Just in time for last night's Multiplayer patch! So, if are still uncertain about buying SNOW, now is your chance to get it for you and a friend! Get it here!
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Game Update v0.0.2

Multiplayer is now accessible from both SNOW and SNOW Test applications, but only to owners of the Testers or Founders pack. Fix: Options menu did not correctly identify the monitors supported resolutions. Fix: Crash when using the Host Game button. Fix: Ability to get the christmas tree achievement by skiing
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Game Update v0.0.1

Added Multiplayer to the Test build - Accessible for Testers and Founders pack buyers until it's stable enough for the main game. Discuss and report bugs here. Integrated Steam Cloud, characters will now be automatically synched. Reworked menu - Store will be redone soon. Tweaked turning for controllers. Adde
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STEAM AUTUMN SALE

From Wednesday November 27th until Tuesday December 3rd  all SNOW tiers will be 25% off! If you have been tempted to get the game, now is your chance! Visit the Steam Store here or click the PLAY button above. We also released a new patch today that includes some new...
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TWEAKING VALUES IN SNOW

Throughout the development of SNOW we have implemented exposed variables as a way to allow the entire team to test different values for the core mechanics (riding, turning, jumping etc) locally instead of having to test them on our programmer's PC before they are hard-coded. When we released SNOW on...
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EARLY ACCESS FEEDBACK

Well, it has been just over a week since SNOW launched on Early Access and we couldn't be happier to hear how much people have been enjoying themselves in the game. Of course, there are some of you that are still having issues running the game, and we are doing...
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IT'S SNOWING

That's right, SNOW is now live on Steam Early Access. In case you've missed it, we have a great new launch trailer to go with the release. You can view the game on Steam either by clicking PLAY above, or by visiting this link. As the game is still in...
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LET IT SNOW

That's right, SNOW will be released on 10/10/13 on Steam Early Access.
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FREERIDE STOPPED BY

Today Freeride, the biggest winter sports website in the nordic region stopped by to check out the game and write a piece about it. Here's a short video they filmed while here.
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BRAND PARTNERSHIPS

Big news today! We can officially announce that we have partnered with some of the biggest brands in the world to provide players with a massive catalog of their favorite products from the latest season! Here are our partners so far: Armada Faction Full Tilt Boots K2 Skis Line Skis...
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RED BULL INTERVIEW

Here's an interview with Red Bull from Gamescom!
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GAMESPOT GAMEPLAY DEMO + INTERVIEW

Here's a gameplay demo and interview from our trip to Gamescom last week. Enjoy!
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SOON

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MORE VINE

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VINE

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SIALIA'S EAST FACE

One of the most important features of SNOW is our open world. We believe that we are building the first winter sports game to feature a massive, dense, open-world mountain environment. As the mountain is actually really big and filled with countless routes and features, we figured we'd need to...
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WE'RE GOING TO GAMESCOM

That's right! We are going to Gamescom and will be giving private demos of SNOW to any press/media that would like to see our progress. Check out the Press Release here!
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SMALL DEV TALK INTERVIEW

Check out this interview with Small Dev Talk, a blog focusing around independent game developers. In the interview we talk about gameplay features, character customization and the future of SNOW.   Enjoy!
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WINNING MASK

So the crowd has spoken, and the community would like to see the Camo mask added to the game first! So, here it is including a few variations of it. Due to the popularity of the Mister Sir, Rorschach, Jester and Skull masks, we will also add these to the game at...
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DESIGN A MASK

As we mentioned last week, we have been doing a bunch of work creating clothing and equipment for players to customize their character with. One of the new items created this week is a mask that we call "Sjuv". With the model of the mask now made, we figured we...
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LO2

Our goal with SNOW has always been to create a world that looks and feels real. In addition to the authentic environments and realistic gameplay that we have achieved so far, we also want to create several brands that act like brands do in the real world by hosting events, sponsoring athletes,...
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MOUNTAIN WORK

So we've been really bad at releasing content the last few months. All of us have been working really hard these last few months and just haven't had a moment to put something together to show you. We want that to change, and will do our best to release something...
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FORUM CLEAN-UP

Just a quick note: to help fight forum spam, we have deleted all accounts that have made less than 1 post and that have not logged on recently. If you got deleted by mistake, sorry!
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SNOW TRAILER

Here is the short 30s gameplay trailer that premiered during the Tanner Hall Invitational! Music by Shruti Kumar
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TANNER HALL INVITATIONAL

The Tanner Hall Invitational that is taking place in Tahoe this weekend will be one of the first in-game events to be feature in SNOW! Check out the in-game render of the competition's feature in the poster below. The Tanner Hall Invitational will be taking place Saturday March 30th at...
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SHOGUN GAMER INTERVIEW PART 2

Part 2 of the interview between SNOW's Game Director Alexander Bergendahl and Shogun Gamer is now live! Check it out here.
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SHOGUN GAMER INTERVIEW

Our Game Director, Alexander Bergendahl has been talking to ShogunGamer about SNOW's development! Read the interview here.
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STICKERS

Check out where some of our community members have placed their SNOW and Poppermost Production stickers!
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SIALIA RESORT POSTER

Our friend Per Folmer has whipped up this awesome resort poster for Sialia. This will be used in the mountain selection menu and will eventually be printed as a real poster.
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SIALIA LOGO

So we integrated the new Sialia logo a while ago, but only now got around to making a post about it. The new logo is being used in a lot of other places, but figured this would be the best way to show it in action.
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ATHLETE PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCEMENT

Today we are happy to announce our partnerships with Tom Wallisch, Tanner Hall and Russ Henshaw (check out our Press Release here). We are relieved to finally be able to share this exciting news with you, knowing that Tom, Tanner and Russ will help us make SNOW the experience you...
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A LITTLE CHRISTMAS UPDATE

We thought we'd share with you a short clip of how the game looks at right now, provide you with an update on our progress, and give you an idea of what still needs working on in the short term. Recently we've been filling out our mountain, tweaking gameplay and...
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SIALIA LOGO WINNER

Congratulations to Phil Beaulne for winning our Sialia Logo Compeition! His logo just edged out two other favourites with 34 likes vs 31/27 likes.
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SIALIA LOGO SUBMISSIONS

We just posted all of  the logos that have been submitted to us. Go check them out on our Facebook page and vote for the ones you like the most with a "like". The winner will have their logo adapted into the game world!
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SIALA LOGO COMPETITION

While we prepare out next big blog post, I figured now was a great time to enlist some help in designing Sialia's logo. This logo will be used all around the mountain - on flags, lifts and sign-posts - so we need to make sure it's clear, memorable, and amazing!...
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FORUM DOWN

As the title says, our forum is currently down. We are working to fix it. Update: The forums are back, now running on phpBB3! All posts and accounts have been crossed over successfully.
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BUILDING SIALIA

In our last blog post, I announced that we have begun work on our first mountain, Sialia. Because a mountain to this scale and level of detail has never been developed before, I figured some of you might be interested in our process. Basically, how are we building the final...
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WELCOME TO SIALIA

Today we are happy to announce that the major technical issue that has held us back has been fixed and work has officially begun on our mountain. Therefore, we would like to announce SNOW's first mountain, Sialia! Although we have worked on small environment tests before, this is the first...
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EVENTS

In this post I will briefly talk about the different types of events that you will be able to compete in in SNOW. Our goal is to create a solid foundation of events for users to compete in around the mountain. Once we have a feel for what users like,...
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USER INTERFACE

In recent days, we have been working on the front-end design of SNOW. This means we have been conceptualising the design of the menus that will guide the player into the game as well as refining the UI that will be on-screen while the player is riding around the mountain....
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CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION

As the title says above, this post will outline our plans for Character Customization. As all of us at Poppermost ski and snowboard, we understand the importance of self expression on the slope. The most basic method of this is choosing what you wear. We want to replicate this in...
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EXPLORATION BACKPACKS

In this post we want to tell you about a feature that we have been discussing internally: the Exploration Backpacks. Exploration Backpacks will be scattered randomly around the mountain and will contain valuable and rare items that can be used to customize your character. Backpacks can either contain specific
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FACEBOOK TOPICS PART 2

Hello Again! Here are the second half of the topics that the community posted a few weeks ago. As I've mentioned before, we love hearing your thoughts about everything and anything we talk about so head over to our forum and let us know what you think! Movement Controls As...
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FACEBOOK TOPICS PART 1

Hello! Here are a few answers to the various topics that you asked about last week. The other half of topics will be answered soon, so stay tuned! Rail Tricks - Once we are happy with regular movement and aerial tricks, we can't wait to start work on rail mechanics....
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WE ARE POPPERMOST

Today I want to talk about Poppermost Productions, introduce you to the team and give you an idea of what we are each working on. We are a small team of 3 developers from Sweden - each bringing different but complimentary skills to the table! First up we have Markus,...
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SNOW HAS NOT MELTED

Hello again, everyone. I know a lot of you have been wondering what has happened to us and why we have been so quiet over these last few months. Rest assured, we are still here and we are still hard at work on SNOW. The ride, however, is bumpy, so...
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UPDATE

Hi Everyone, We know things have been quiet since our last posts over Christmas and New Year's, so we wanted to keep you included in our SNOW family and really get you up-to-date with where everything stands for the up and coming release of SNOW Version 0.1. The bad news:...
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CHAD'S GAP

Here's a work in progress of our Christmas Competition winner. Thanks to Owen Sparkes for the idea.  
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INDIE GAMES INTERVIEW

Our Game Director had another chat about SNOW, this time with Indiegames.com Check it out here!
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CHRISTMAS COMPETITION

Hello Again! With Christmas fast approaching, we feel bad for breaking our promise to give you Version 0.1 before the end of the year. So we decided to give you a little holiday treat: Now is your chance to wish for what you want to see in the game! That's right: post a comment...
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A LITTLE UPDATE

It has been a while since our last post, so I felt an update was in order. We have both good and bad news - which one would you like first? The bad news is that we will not be releasing Version 0.1 before the New Year. We have run into...
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Shogun Gamer Intervew

Our Game Director had a chat with Shogun Gamer about SNOW. You can check it out here!
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SNOW DAY

It has been exactly a week since we announced SNOW, and what a week it has been for us at Poppermost Productions! Our announcement was covered nearly everywhere, but here is a small selection: Kotaku Rock, Paper, Shotgun Gametrailers Freeride.se Infinity List Everyone seems super excited about the game and...
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WHERE EVERY DAY IS A BLUEBIRD

Welcome to our website and to the world of SNOW. We have been preparing this for a long time and are glad to finally show the public what we've been up to! As a group of lifetime skiers and snowboarders, we are constantly on the lookout for new ski and...
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SNOW - WATCH THIS SPACE

More information relating to SNOW is coming, stay tuned over the next few weeks!
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