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Description

Above the placid ivory snow lies a sleepy mountain village, brimming with the promise of adventure.

"A piece of interactive art"
– WIRED

"Best of 2015" and "15 Most Beautiful Games"
– Apple

"Favorite Apps of 2015"
– The New York Times

"One of the best mobile games"
– The Verge

"Alto's Adventure demands your attention"
– IGN

"2015 Game of the Year"
– Product Hunt

"Best 2D Visual Experience"
– 2015 Unity Awards Finalist

"One of the best-looking games on the App Store"
– VICE

“The visuals really are incredible”
– TouchArcade

“Simply stunning”
– Red Bull

"Best Looking Video Games of 2015"
– TIME

"Wonderfully tranquil and beautiful"
– Engadget

"Best iPhone apps of 2015"
– Mashable

"I couldn't let Alto's Adventure slide by me"
– Destructoid

"Alto’s Adventure for iOS may be the most beautiful endless runner you’ve ever played"
– The Next Web

"Pristine and refined"
– LA Times

"An engaging, relaxing, and beautiful experience."
– MacStories

"Satisfies the soul"
– TechCrunch

"Alto's Adventure is the endless runner matured"
– Kotaku

"Alto’s Adventure is remarkably soothing"
– The New York Observer

"Favorite game of the year"
– BuzzFeed

"A joyous experience"
– GameSpot

"One of my favorite games"
– AppAdvice

"Alto is lovely"
– Eurogamer

"It’s seriously stunning"
– Macworld

"Alto's Adventure is a brilliant mobile game"
– PocketGamer

"A beautiful visual experience"
– CNET

"An elegant ride down nature's greatest landmarks"
– Kill Screen

"A compelling game to play"
– The Washington Post

"Every inch of this game is visually impressive and delightfully charming"
– Business Insider

Join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless snowboarding odyssey. Journey across the beautiful alpine hills of their native wilderness, through neighbouring villages, ancient woodlands, and long-abandoned ruins.

Along the way you'll rescue runaway llamas, grind rooftops, leap over terrifying chasms and outwit the mountain elders – all while braving the ever changing elements and passage of time upon the mountain.

Features:

• Fluid, graceful and exhilarating physics-based gameplay

• Procedurally generated terrain based on real-world snowboarding

• Fully dynamic lighting and weather effects, including thunderstorms, blizzards, fog, rainbows, shooting stars, and more

• Easy to learn, difficult to master one button trick system

• Chain together combos to maximize points and speed

• Test your skills with 180 handcrafted goals

• Discover six unique snowboarders, each with their own special attributes and abilities

• Challenge your friends with Game Center. Compete for best high score, best distance, and best trick combo!

• Acquire the wingsuit from Izel’s workshop for an entirely new gameplay dynamic

• Beautifully minimalist and evocative visual design

• Original music and handcrafted audio for an ambient and immersive experience (headphones recommended!)

• Universal app with iCloud support. Play on your iPhone and iPad and your progress will always be in sync.

Alto’s Adventure is a premium game with no ads or in-app purchases.

 $4.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Feb 19, 2015 (over 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Mar 13
2018
(Current)
Version 1.6.2

Even with the recent release of Alto's Odyssey, we wanted to make sure players are having the best Alto's Adventure experience possible. In this update:

• 3D Touch toggle disabled by default to avoid confusion about wingsuit activation.
• Dimmed the Home Indicator on iPhone X for a less obtrusive play experience.
• Fixed a bug that caused iCloud, Haptics, and 3D Touch checkboxes being hard to tap on iPhone X.
• Implemented a consistent icon next to player names on the leaderboard screen.
• Quick Character Select (long press on character icon) will now dismiss properly if you lift your finger during the animation.
• Haptics toggle button will now display properly on iPhone 8 and iPhone X.
• Corrected an issue with the Gift Shop that was causing incorrect cart data to display after starting a fresh cart.

Nov 13
2017
Version 1.6.1

In optimizing for iPhone X, we accidentally caused menus to disappear across a range of older devices. This update fixes that. Invisible menus no more!

Nov 02
2017
Version 1.6

Alto is iPhone X-ready. We've tailored the game to fit the new edge-to-edge display, allowing you to see more of the mountain than ever.

Jul 24
2017
Version 1.5.1

Introducing The Gift Shop. Located right next to the workshop, this screen allows you to order a selection of fine, handcrafted goods, delivered right to your home! Remember your visit to Alto's village with a comfy shirt, lovely socks, a stuffed llama, or even a limited edition toque just like Alto wears. Powered by trusted & secure ecommerce platform Shopify. Payments can be made using Apple Pay!

What's that, cresting over the familiar mountain scenery? A hot air balloon? Swipe left from the main screen for a sneak peek at a brand new journey that awaits Alto and his friends just beyond the horizon.

Fixes in 1.5.1

Corrected a small bug affecting the colour of certain powerups.

Jul 20
2017
Version 1.5

Introducing The Gift Shop. Located right next to the workshop, this screen allows you to order a selection of fine, handcrafted goods, delivered right to your home! Remember your visit to Alto's village with a comfy shirt, lovely socks, a stuffed llama, or even a limited edition toque just like Alto wears. Powered by trusted & secure ecommerce platform Shopify. Payments can be made using Apple Pay!

What's that, cresting over the familiar mountain scenery? A hot air balloon? Swipe left from the main screen for a sneak peek at a brand new journey that awaits Alto and his friends just beyond the horizon.

Dec 22
2016
Version 1.4.2

• Minor tweaks

Sep 28
2016
Version 1.4.1

• Experience the mountainside like never before! Alto’s Adventure now supports Haptic Feedback for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

*New in Alto's Adventure 1.4*

• We’ve carefully crafted a pack of over 60 Stickers exclusively for Messages on iOS 10, including a series of lovable “llamoji” for when words just aren’t enough.

• Chase high scores on the go more easily than ever: with 3D Touch support for wingsuit activation, Alto is now a fully one-touch experience!

• Jump right into your favourite play style with all-new 3D Touch Quick Actions. Press hard on the app icon to start Alto up in Standard or Zen Mode right away!

* 3D Touch requires iPhone 6S or above.

Sep 13
2016
Version 1.4

• We’ve carefully crafted a pack of over 60 Stickers exclusively for Messages on iOS 10, including a series of lovable “llamoji” for when words just aren’t enough.

• Chase high scores on the go more easily than ever: with 3D Touch support for wingsuit activation, Alto is now a fully one-touch experience!

• Jump right into your favourite play style with all-new 3D Touch Quick Actions. Press hard on the app icon to start Alto up in Standard or Zen Mode right away!

* 3D Touch requires iPhone 6S or above.

Aug 17
2016
Version 1.3.1

• Fixed crash related to device orientation on iPad.
• Fixed camera bugs in photo mode and during llama stampedes.
• Fixed bug that caused low resolution textures to load on iPad.
• Fixed bug that prevented full progress reset for some players.
• Fixed bug that prevented Game Center achievements being submitted for new players.
• Added credit to Torin Borrowdale for Zen Mode music.
• Various localisation improvements.
• Other minor tweaks and fixes.

Jun 02
2016
Version 1.3

Alto’s llamas are sound asleep and the great alpine expanse is calling. Join the gang as they pick up their boards and head out into the tranquil wilderness.

ZEN MODE

Relax and unwind with an all-new way to experience Alto’s Adventure. No score, no game over, no distractions. Just you and the endless mountain. Put on a pair of your favourite headphones and immerse yourself in a soothing new soundtrack, composed especially for Zen Mode. Swipe from the right edge of the Title Screen to begin!

PHOTO MODE

Photo Mode puts you behind the camera to capture stunning photos from your own personal adventures! Frame the perfect shot and easily share it to Facebook, Twitter, and more – or save it to your device for later (and for sharing on Instagram)! Enable Photo Mode from the pause menu at any time.

NEW LANGUAGES

Alto’s Adventure is now available in 3 new languages:

• Arabic
• Polish
• Turkish

MISC CHANGES

• Added an option to reset gameplay progress from the Settings menu
• Fixed a bug that caused the game to freeze when selecting to use helmets and chasm rescues
• Improved sharing options across a wider range of apps
• Improved UI scaling across various screen DPIs
• Minor UI, localization and audio tweaks

Nov 05
2015
Version 1.2.1

• Fixed a bug that caused some characters to lose their special ability (sorry!)
• Fixed a bug that caused progress to reset with the previous update. If affected, this update should recover your lost progress.
• Fixed a bug that caused game to get stuck on title screen
• Increased area and responsiveness of wingsuit button
• Fixed a bug that caused Game Center waypoints to appear incorrectly
• Increased the time combo score stays visible on-screen after landing tricks
• Various other UI tweaks and improvements

Oct 29
2015
Version 1.2

**This update contains important changes to iCloud to ensure your progress can be synced to Alto's Adventure for Apple TV**

Additional changes:

- Added MFi Game Controller support
- Players can now choose whether or not to use helmet or chasm rescues after crashing
- Added volume sliders to settings menu
- Added option to move pause button to right side of the screen
- Various improvements and bug fixes to iCloud syncing
- Improved and more reliable Game Center functionality
- Improved smoothness of animations and motion on some devices
- Fixed negative coin bug
- Fixed floating llama bug

Jul 13
2015
Version 1.1.1

New in 1.1.1

• Fixed bug that prevented language text from loading for some players.
• Fixed various bugs caused by resetting during tutorial.
• You can now level up by tapping “Home” in pause menu – no need to crash!
• Added clearer workshop descriptions for consumable items.
• Various other tweaks and bug fixes.

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New in 1.1

The Workshop Update!

Izel’s been busy crafting some exciting new items in her workshop for you to try! Grab a helmet or two, level up your wingsuit, and keep an eye out for that llama stampede! But that’s not all – we’ve also made some further tweaks and improvements, including support for five new languages!

HELMETS

Carved from wood, these helmets will protect you from a single crash each. They wont help with chasms though!

PICKAXES

These magical pickaxes will save you from a single chasm crash each.

LLAMA HORN

A blast from this mighty horn will cause a llama stampede! Once purchased, this item will appear at random on the mountainside.

LLAMA HORN STRENGTH

Increase the strength of the llama horn to cause even bigger stampedes!

WINGSUIT TIMER

Increase the duration of the wingsuit timer to fly even greater distances!

COIN MAGNET & HOVER FEATHER

Upgrade the magnet and feather timers even further than before!

5 NEW LANGUAGES

• Danish
• Dutch
• Norwegian
• Portuguese
• Swedish

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS

• Added 64-bit and Metal rendering support
• Added spring loaded “quick select” menu to player button (tap and hold to open)
• Options to change player and access the workshop from end-of-run screen
• Replaced Chinese Traditional and Japanese fonts with language-specific variants
• Improved vertical camera tracking when approaching chasm
• Fixed bug with goals 32-3 and 46-3
• Fixed bug that would cause Izel’s wingsuit rocket sound to get stuck on
• Recovering after a fall gives you a speed boost
• Replaying tutorial can be canceled by returning to home screen
• Various other UI additions and improvements

If you’re enjoying Alto’s Adventure it’d be really helpful to us if you could take a moment to rate it in the App Store (even if you’ve already rated a previous version!).

Many thanks :)

– Snowman

Jul 09
2015
Version 1.1

The Workshop Update!

Izel’s been busy crafting some exciting new items in her workshop for you to try! Grab a helmet or two, level up your wingsuit, and keep an eye out for that llama stampede! But that’s not all – we’ve also made some further tweaks and improvements, including support for six new languages!

HELMETS

Carved from wood, these helmets will protect you from a single crash per run. They wont help with chasms though!

PICKAXE

A magical pickaxe that saves you from a single chasm crash per run.

LLAMA HORN

A blast from this mighty horn will cause a llama stampede! Once purchased, this item will appear at random on the mountainside.

LLAMA HORN STRENGTH

Increase the strength of the llama horn to cause even bigger stampedes!

WINGSUIT TIMER

Increase the duration of the wingsuit timer to fly even greater distances!

COIN MAGNET & HOVER FEATHER

Upgrade the magnet and feather timers even further than before!

6 NEW LANGUAGES

• Danish
• Dutch
• Norwegian
• Portuguese
• Swedish

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS

• Added 64-bit and Metal rendering support
• Added spring loaded “quick select” menu to player button (tap and hold to open)
• Options to change player and access the workshop from end-of-run screen
• Replaced Chinese Traditional and Japanese fonts with language-specific variants
• Improved vertical camera tracking when approaching chasm
• Fixed bug with goals 32-3 and 46-3
• Fixed bug that would cause Izel’s wingsuit rocket sound to get stuck on
• Recovering after a fall gives you a speed boost
• Replaying tutorial can be canceled by returning to home screen
• Various other UI additions and improvements

If you’re enjoying Alto’s Adventure it’d be really helpful to us if you could take a moment to rate it in the App Store (even if you’ve already rated a previous version!).

Many thanks :)

– Snowman

Apr 13
2015
Version 1.0.3

• Increased tap target for the wingsuit button
• Fixed issue that would cause Traditional Chinese to load instead of Simplified Chinese
• Added language selection page to menu (choose your preferred language any time)
• Improved iCloud UI to indicate when unavailable

Apr 09
2015
Version 1.0.2

We're pleased to announce that Alto’s Adventure is now available in 6 additional languages:

• Chinese (Traditional)
• Chinese (Simplified)
• Japanese
• Korean
• Russian
• Welsh

We’ve also made the following bug fixes and improvements:

• Added tips on how to fly with the wingsuit when first used (can be enabled/disabled from the settings menu)
• Fixed and clarified various goal descriptions across a range of languages
• Improved detection of birds spooked while grinding
• Lowered max boost required for goal on level 31
• Improved detection of various other goals
• Fixed bug relating to elder that would cause high frequency of chasms to appear
• Fixed bug that would allow infinite wingsuit under various conditions
• UI tweaks

Thanks again to all our players, and happy snowboarding!

–Snowman

Mar 02
2015
Version 1.0.1

First off, thank you all so much for playing Alto’s Adventure. It’s been an incredible few days, and we can’t thank you enough for your support and kind reviews!

We also appreciate your ongoing patience as we work on fixing the first few bugs. As always, there will be more we haven’t caught, but we’re doing our best to ensure the game runs as smoothly as possible for everyone!

Bug fixes:

- Fixed bug that would prevent tricks/goals registering while sounds were disabled in the menu
- Fixed bug that would prevent wingsuit activating on synced devices, or when app deleted/reinstalled
- Fixed bug preventing some Game Center achievements from unlocking
- Fixed bug that would prevent intro sequence and title screen UI appearing
- Fixed bug that would allow infinite wingsuit flying
- Fixed error with German social share text
- Improved detection of “Backflip over a sleeping elder” goals in levels 24 and 43

Tweaks:

- Allow background audio to play from other apps
- Increased frequency of ramps on steep hills to assist with double/triple backflip goals
- Added new "ramp to grind" sequences to help with goals that require them
- Level 42, goal 2, has been reduced from "30 birds" to “20 birds”
- Increased tap area of wingsuit button
- Localization tweaks based on player suggestions

Once again thanks for playing and for all your kind words, praise, and reviews! It’s only with your support that we’re able to continue making Alto’s Adventure even more fun and exciting for every one!

You can follow @altosadventure on Twitter to be sure you don’t miss any exciting news!

– Snowman

Feb 19
2015
Version 1.0.0

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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4
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3
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2
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1
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