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Xbox Boss Discusses Skate 3 On Xbox One

by : Ewan Moore on : 22 Sep 2016 09:42

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Everybody loves Skate. It’s EA’s very own answer to a certain Tony Hawk and, to many, the definitive skateboarding franchise. 

Skate 3 is one of the few games announced for Xbox One’s backwards-compatibility program that we haven’t seen yet – but Xbox boss Phil Spencer is keen to get it done.

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Spencer said in response to a fan over Twitter:

We know its a key game and are on it. I’m confident in getting it out to XB1 customers, just can’t give you a date yet, sorry. I’m with everyone on this, franchise reinvented skate control in gaming, really want to get it done, we’ll get there.

Other 360 games announced for backwards-compatibility are BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite (although you may as well just pickup the remastered collection at this point).

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Meanwhile, gamers everywhere continue to wait with bated breath for any news regarding Skate 4 There was a ‘leak’ back in February, but in hindsight I think we were all just being a bit optimistic.

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Anyone who wants a decent current gen skateboarding game is clearly shit out of luck – the relatively recent Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 was a broken mess of a game.

Come on EA: you’re so desperate to put the player first these days, give us Skate 4. We’re all waiting.

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

Topics: Gaming

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