Game news Skate 4: Officially called “skate”, the Electronic Arts game is free!
Announced in June 2020, the new opus in the development of the Skate series has long been in the shadows, but since the recent leaks on the web, the communication of the game does not stop accelerating. In addition, tonight’s latest event revealed new information.
In recent days, Full Circle and Electronic Arts have begun a first wave of public testing, giving some players a pre-alpha version of Skate 4 (from the tentative name it was given to here) upon registration.
Unfortunately, several players did not respect the terms and conditions and confidentiality clauses and rushed to reveal images and videos of gameplay on the Internet. In addition to warnings against those responsible for the leaks, the developers are responding by giving players a new appointment.
Therefore, a new event dedicated to the game was organized on Thursday, July 14 at 6 p.m. called ” The boardroom “, a lot of information was revealed there.
Something new to sink your teeth into
First of all it’s about the name of the game, Skate 4 is officially called skate. and takes place in San Vansterdama town similar to San Vanelona in Skate and Skate 2. In addition, the game will be released for free to play with integrated cross-play and cross-progression features across all platformson PlayStation and Xbox consoles, as well as PC.
The good news is that there is no money to pay to get your hands on the game, but microtransactions will remain available to players who want them. However, Full Circle and Electronic Arts wanted to reassure players by respecting these four principles:
- No pay to win
- No loot boxes
- No closed areas on the map for a fee
- No gameplay benefits
All this suggests that the microtransactions will mainly concern cosmetic elements and will not affect the experience of the players.
Finally, like skating. doesn’t really act as a sequel, the developers are betting on a new foundation for a skate game to exploit that will evolve in the coming years. It remains to be seen when the title will be available sinceno release window has been announced yet.
In the meantime, it is still possible to subscribe to the lists to participate in the public tests and it is through here let it happen!