Skater XL launching for PC and consoles in July

Skater XL will leave early access and officially launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in July 2020, developer Easy Day Studios has announced.

In addition to the release date, the developer revealed that Tom Asta, Tiago Lemos, Evan Smith, and Brandon Westgate will be playable in the game. Joining them will be a new downtown Los Angeles map that features the LA Convention Center and the Staples Center. Take a look at both the skaters and map in the trailer below:

“Today’s announcements are the culmination of more than a year of focused development and we couldn’t be happier to have Tom, Tiago, Evan and Brandon as ambassadors of this journey,” Dain Hedgpeth, Director and Co-Founder of Easy Day Studios, said. “Downtown LA is iconic to skating and we wanted to showcase it first as we gear up for launch. We spent considerable time capturing critical details to recreate its many legendary spots and look forward to players getting their hands on it in July.”

The game does away with the canned animations used in other skateboarding games and instead gives players direct control of their character’s feet using the left and right thumbsticks.

Skater XL will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in July 2020.

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