EA introduced in 2020 that a brand new Skate recreation was on the way in which, and on Thursday, we bought our first look — properly, type of. The corporate debuted a trailer with what it calls “pre-pre-pre-alpha” footage of the upcoming skateboarding sequel, and even on this early type, the sport appears prefer it has plenty of promise.
The footage, unsurprisingly, principally options skateboarding, although a lot of it has what’s clearly placeholder graphics and artwork. A later a part of the video has extra complete-looking graphics, and it seems this new Skate entry will proceed the sequence’ realism. There are glimpses of some extra outlandish concepts, too, like some hilariously tall ramps and a constructing that appears impressed by a pachinko board. And most of the photographs present plenty of skate boarders without delay, suggesting that the ultimate recreation would possibly allow you to pull off tips with a bunch of different individuals close by.
We nonetheless don’t know when the sport could be launched, and on condition that that is pre-pre-pre-alpha footage, it doesn’t appear to be it’s best to count on it anytime quickly. However should you’re taken with playtesting the sport, you are able to do that on EA’s web site.
Playtests will solely be out there on PC through Origin, in line with an FAQ. Nonetheless, the playtesting signup type asks should you primarily play video games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, or cellular, which may point out the sport will finally be launched on all of these platforms.