Electronic Arts announced that its SKATE game will be released on September 21st in Europe & September 24th in America for the Xbox 360. While the PS3 version in America will come out on the same day as the Xbox 360 one, in Europe the PS3 release is delayed until October 12th, 2007.
You can download an Xbox 360 demo from Xbox Live Marketplace on August 15th 2007 to check out the game’s new realistic gameplay style. The downloadable demo features: tutorials and gameplay challenges in San Vanelona’s community center skatepark to introduce gamers to SKATE’s revolutionary Flickit controls that promise no two tricks will ever be the same. The demo also includes the innovative skate.reel feature where gamers can capture video footage of their skate session at any time during the demo and share the game footage online at www.skate.ea.com for other players to view, rate and comment on.
In the game, everything you do works towards getting you coverage in two of skateboarding’s premiere magazines – Thrasher and The Skateboard Mag. Coverage also means sponsors, product, money and fame. Become a legend by getting the covers and you’ll earn a coveted invitation to skate in the “X Games” the world’s top skateboarding competition. You’ll be able to throw down on the street course and go huge in the Skateboard Big Air event, innovated and dominated by two time gold medalist Danny Way.
Watch the “X Games” on-stage trailer below:
Click on the bottom-right corner arrow to view it full-screen.