The makers of Electronic Arts’ subsequent Skate sport gave followers an replace on growth on Monday that still didn’t present any gameplay or reply any fundamental burning questions. Like, when would possibly this come out? And everyone’s calling it Skate 4, however is that actually its official title?
Instead, followers received assurances that Full Circle, the studio fashioned to deal with the sequel, is certainly exhausting at work on the fourth sport, which is able to possible launch greater than a dozen years after Skate 3. Gameplay of the latest Skate does exist, and a few of us exterior Electronic Arts have seen it, however we solely get to see their reactions, not the footage itself. And Skate 4 won’t be proven throughout EA Play this week, which means that its launch date is still nicely off.
Skate 4 was “commented into existence,” inventive director Chris “Cuz” Parry stated when the sport was revealed throughout EA Play Live 2020. That referred to followers’ casual #skate4 social media marketing campaign for EA to resurrect the sequence. The final sport within the franchise was revealed in 2010.
“We’ve been waiting years, honestly, to make the right game, at the right time, with the right idea, and — we’re really, really pleased to say that we’re here,” sport director Deran Chung stated final 12 months.
The Skate sequence, which strove to ship a extra reasonable, sports-simulation fashion of skateboarding, delivered three video games for PlayStation Three and Xbox 360 between 2007 and 2010. The sequence was initially developed by EA Black Box, a studio that EA closed in 2013.