The Best PlayStation 2 Snowboarding Games

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best PlayStation 2 Snowboarding Games
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Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few snowboarding games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS2 snowboarding games of all time.

This list features the most popular and best-selling snowboarding games that were released for the PlayStation 2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Examples of items on this list include SSX Tricky and Dark Summit.

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  • SSX Tricky

    SSX Tricky

    Nov 05 2001
    97 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada, Electronic Arts

    Get ready to shred the gnar in SSX Tricky, the snowboarding game that revolutionized the sports genre with its addictive gameplay and high-energy soundtrack. Players dominate the slopes with crazy tricks and stunts while racing through an adrenaline-fueled storyline filled with colorful characters and intense rivalries. It's no wonder that SSX Tricky left a snowflake-shaped mark on the gaming world when it swiftly carved its way into players' hearts and became a cult classic.

  • SSX 3
    Oct 20 2003
    63 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada, Visual Impact, Exient Entertainment

    SSX 3 takes slopestyle gameplay to new heights by introducing a massive interconnected open-world mountain for players to explore and conquer. As they progress through the game, players experience a thrilling story that captures both the glory and hardships of competitive snowboarding. The result is an unforgettable ride through an extreme sports wonderland, solidifying SSX 3 as a title that truly broke the ice for free-roaming sports games.

  • SSX on Tour
    Oct 11 2005
    29 votes
    • Developer: EA Canada, EA Montreal

    In SSX on Tour, players embark on a high-speed race to fame as they tackle challenging courses, pull off breathtaking tricks, and rise through the ranks in their quest for snowboarding supremacy. With a rockin' soundtrack and an edgier vibe that pays tribute to the punk and skateboarding scenes, this installment adds an extra layer of cool to the already beloved series. SSX on Tour didn't just keep the franchise fresh; it propelled it into a whole new stratosphere of sick moves and stellar gameplay.

  • Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder
    • Developer: Activision, Neversoft

    Grab your board and join the pros in Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder, a game that melds intense story-driven competition with the freedom and fun of the real-life sport. As players navigate through a captivating story, they must master challenging tricks and overcome treacherous terrain to prove their skills. Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder pushed the envelope of extreme sports gaming, making it a frosty fan favorite.

  • Dark Summit
    Nov 15 2001
    29 votes
    • Developer: Radical Entertainment

    Dark Summit puts a twist on the snowboarding genre by incorporating a mysterious and intriguing storyline set within an eerie mountain resort. Players must master their snowboarding skills while unraveling a chilling government conspiracy, resulting in a unique gameplay experience that's a far cry from your typical ride down the slopes. Dark Summit raised the bar for sports games with its chilling narrative and slippery-smooth gameplay mechanics.

  • Cool Boarders 2001

    Cool Boarders 2001

    May 21 2001
    21 votes
    • Developer: Idol Minds

    Cool Boarders 2001 serves up old-school coolness with a side of frosty competition, as players hit some gnarly slopes and battle it out against fierce rivals. This classic game features a compelling story mode where players experience the thrill of going pro and taking the snowboarding world by storm. Cool Boarders 2001 is one for the books, a nostalgia trip that reminds players why they've been hooked on shreddin' since day one.