With the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, on the snowy horizon, you might start to feel left out in LA. Not only are the events happening on the other side of the world, but LA hasn’t seen snow since 1962. These winter themed video games are sure to bring you that little bit closer to experiencing snow in LA.
If you are experiencing FOMO, or fear of missing out this winter, these video games are sure to give you the chills and bring you closer to the action of this year’s winter Olympics.
STEEP Winter Games Edition
Starting at $59.99, available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Steep Winter Games Edition includes Steep, the massive open world video game that places you at the heart of the Alps, and the Alaskan Mountain ranges. Master these Epic mountains on a snowboard, skis, a wingsuit, or paraglider. Seamlessly meet other players on the mountains, and follow them, or challenge your friends to beat your own personal records, lines, and scores.
With the Steep Winter Games expansion, included in the price, you are essentially doubling the size of the game as you explore the legendary Japanese mountains. Train to Qualify for the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Travel throughout the world as you experience what it takes to become an Olympian, as you chase gold in PyeongChang.
Starting at $59.99 available on PC, PS4, Xbox One
The world’s leading off-road racing series is back! Dirt 4 puts you in the driver’s seat of some of the most powerful and capable off-road vehicles ever created. Drive over 50 of the most legendary and iconic rally cars ever made, over millions of rally routes in Australia, Spain, Michigan, Sweden, and Wales.
While not specifically a winter themed game, a large portion of the game is staged in Sweden, the rally capital of the world. Temperatures drop as low as -22 Fahrenheit in Sweden, these temperatures are sure to make you feel as if you need a sweater for yourself. With dynamic driving physics, will you be able to cope with black ice and snow covered roads?
Starting at $20.00. Available on PC, mobile, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4
This sandbox game is quickly becoming one of, if not, the most popular game ever created. Released in 2009, this game allows players to create their own worlds and their own experiences. Players use building blocks, and resources that they discover throughout their unique online world.
What will you build? A world filled with snow-capped mountains, perhaps?
Host a Video Game Party with GameTruck LA
While we can’t control the weather, we can make sure you have fun this winter! Our team here at GameTruck LA seek to host the most exciting and entertaining parties for video game lovers, as well as those who love to run outside in the sun. GameTruck parties deliver the excitement to your door, with video game parties and LaserTag.