- A new Skate game is coming
- but it isnt the sequel fans have wanted.
- Will we ever see a Skate 4?
Fans have been clamoring for a new Skate game since the 2010 release of Skate 3. According to a new rumor, these fans might get what they want.
But they wont be happy about it.
A New Skate Game (Sort of)
As discovered by Wccftech, pro rider Jason Dill says EA called to speak with him about the franchise. Only, the corporate idiots were talking about a mobile version of Skate 3.
Dill wasnt having any of this bullsh*t. He said back:
Hey, no big deal, but nobody wants your stupid mobile version of Skate 3. Make Skate fking 4 already, cuz just, like, do it. Just make the game and participate again. You cant level it up to the same numbers you get on other games, you do it for a cultural thing that pays you back later.
At least someone is standing up for the fans.
The gameplay is solid, but the graphics could use an overhaul. | Source: EA
Knowing EA, a mobile Skate 3 would be full of pay-walled content and microtransactions. Those douchebags couldnt release a quality mobile title without nickel-and-diming every fan they could.
If EA gave a crap, they wouldnt have gone a whole console generation without a single peep regarding the franchise. Its not like theres a lack of fan outcry.
Are we supposed to believe they suddenly care about the fans and franchise? Nope. This is just the cheapest way to profit.
Whats especially strange is a next-gen Skate 4 would sell like crazy. Even a heavily funded game would make its money back Day 1, no doubt.
What are they waiting for?
Skateboarding Games Arent Dead
Fortunately, there are alternatives to make EAs ignorance more bearable.
Games like Session and SkaterXL are impressive titles available on Steam right now. Rumors of a Tony Hawks Pro Skater remaster are rampant as well.
Session is a fantastic looking spiritual successor to EAs dropped ball. | Source: Steam
If EA does go through with a mobile Skate game, we can be sure theyll take advantage of our nostalgia. Its best not to give them a single dime until we get what were asking for.
Skate 4 or die.
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This article was edited by Samburaj Das.