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Skater XL Launches Into the Stratosphere!

Skater XL is finally here! Easy Day Studios announced that their skate simulator is now available on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. Enjoy 100% physics-based controls and a passionate skate community subculture! This is the first authentic skateboarding title to come out on major platforms in more than ten years. Easy Day breaks the mold with ground-breaking responsive controls that deliver complete freedom of skating expression and creativity.

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Skater XL – What to Expect

Dive into skateboarding paradise with levels that feature famous skate landmarks and environmental elements. Downtown LA, the ginormous Big Ramp, Easy Day High, and community created maps like Grant Park, Hudland and Streets. Play as skateboarding pros Tiago Lemos, Evan Smith, Tom Asta and Brandon Westgate. You can also customize and create your own skateboarding legend with gear from more than 30 real skate brands. Explore hundreds of PC mods, maps, digital skate zines, personal highlight replays and more from the community. Get ready to celebrate the new era of digital skateboarding.

Skater XL Features
  • Freedom Of Expression – The physics-based controls don’t have any pre-programmed tricks – only the movement through the thumbsticks. Each thumbstick is connected to the corresponding foot of the skater and as the player moves the stick, the board instantly responds. Much like a musical instrument, the player has complete freedom, whether it be pushing to nail a line or skating free from.
  • Real Life Iconic Locations – The levels are all inspired real-world skate areas and designed to ensure a constant flow of skate lines. From the DTLA Map with skateboarding landmarks around the Staples Center and LA Convention Center, to Easy Day High School’s sprawling campus of iconic skate spots like the Wallenberg Big 4 and the ‘Leap of Faith’, to the humongous ‘Big Ramp,’ where skaters can soar higher than a hawk.
  • Play As Real-Life Skate Pros – Select from renowned pros Tiago Lemos, Brandon Westgate, Evan Smith, and Tom Asta, all with their own distinct gear that fits their style.
  • Customizable Characters – The possibilities are endless to personalize the Skater XL experience. Players can customize their entire look, including their skater’s gear with different tees, hoodies, hats and shoes from over 30 of the most recognized skate brands like Vans, Santa Cruz, DC Shoes, Independent, Lakai and many more.
  • Thriving Community – Dive into a passionate community with more than 100,000 members in Discord who create online zines, video parts, fakeskate brands, and hundreds of mods. Players can become part of a bigger ecosystem and join the digital skateboarding subculture where they can share their creativity on the newly launched modding hub, Skaterxl.mod.io.
  • Legit Soundtrack – Modest Mouse, Getter, Interpol, Animal Collective and Band Of Horses headline the distinctive music that blends well with the Skater XL’s West Coast vibe and fluid physics-based control mechanics.

You can check out all the previous Skater XL trailers and dev diaries here.