Earlier this month we revealed that Travis Rice
would be the first real-life snowboarder to become a playable character in EA's upcoming snowboarding game SSX
. More details on Rice's role in the game were set to be revealed at a later date. Today, EA has given us a sneak peek at the boarder in action, and I can confirm that his role will be to... umm... fly through the air at great heights?
Further screenshots of returning characters Zoe, Elise, Griffin and Psymon seem to suggest that big tricks may play quite a major role in the game, so Travis looks set to fit right in.
As is usual fare, the press release also included some older screenshots. In case you haven't seen them before, I thought that we may as well include them too:
If these screenshots aren't enough for you, all of our previous coverage can be found here
is due to be released on February 14th, 2012 in North America and February 17th, 2012 in Europe.