After years grinding out within the wilderness, plans are afoot to revive EA’s mothballed Skate sequence – for cell phones.
That is in line with professional skater Jason Dill, who informed The 9 Membership podcast he had been approached to seem within the recreation (thanks, Wccftech).
“I obtained a name from the EA individuals about 10 months in the past, and so they mentioned, ‘Hey, we wish to speak in regards to the Skate recreation’. I mentioned, that is wonderful. [They] mentioned, principally, ‘We wish to do a cell model of Skate 3.’ I wrote again, and I mentioned, ‘What else?’ She wrote again, ‘No, that is it.'”
In response to that, it is honest to say Dill expressed the opinion of most Skate followers at this level.
“I wrote again, ‘Hey, no massive deal, however no person desires your silly cell model of Skate 3. Make Skate fucking four already, cuz simply, like, do it. Simply make the sport and take part once more. You’ll be able to’t degree it as much as the identical numbers you get on different video games, you do it for a cultural factor that pays you again later.'”
What new options this model of Skate Three may need, we’ll have to attend and see – it does not sound like Dill caught round to ask.
If you’re nonetheless ready for a brand new console skating recreation, effectively, there may be some excellent news. In addition to speaking Skate, Dill additionally talked about rival sequence Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater – and gave us yet one more affirmation that sequence is returning later this 12 months.
In a element famous by VG247, Dill admitted he had contributed to the brand new Tony Hawk recreation’s soundtrack. This makes a 3rd affirmation the sequence will return this 12 months, following a earlier slips from fellow skater Lizzie Armanto on the identical podcast and punk band The Loss of life Set, who posted to their Fb about licensing songs to the unannounced recreation. NDA? What NDA? Here is hoping this entry is an enchancment on the mess that was Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 5 when it launched.