SKATER XL: A Rad Ride on Nintendo Switch Now Live!

Handheld Skateboarding Gets Real - 60FPS, Pro Skaters, and Iconic Spots

Smooth Moves at 60 FPS

Easy Day Studios just dropped a bombshell: Skater XL is shredding its way onto Nintendo Switch in North America! This ain’t your average skateboarding game. We’re talking a solid 60 FPS of smooth, physics-based gameplay. It’s all about that authentic street skate vibe, and with Skater XL, it feels like you’re really there, pushing the board under your feet.

Iconic Spots and Customization

Ever wanted to skate Downtown LA or Easy Day High? Now’s your chance. With maps featuring these dope skate spots and community-created courses like Streets and Grant Park, it’s a skater’s dream. And gear up with swag from over 30 real skate brands. Plus, play as pros like Tiago Lemos and Brandon Westgate. It’s all about making your mark, your way.

Dain Hedgpeth Speaks Up

Dain Hedgpeth, the co-founder of Easy Day Studios, is stoked. He says the Switch version is as fluid and fun as it gets. “After three years of grinding, we’re hyped to launch Skater XL on Switch. It’s the sickest skateboarding game for handhelds, no cap!”

Gameplay and Community Highlights

  • Skate or Chill Online: Link up with your crew, up to 10 homies online. It’s like the real street skate scene – set up lines, watch others, or just jam together.
  • Real Skate Pros in the Mix: Choose from legends like Evan Smith and Tom Asta, each with their own style and gear.
  • Killer Soundtrack: Groove to tunes from Modest Mouse, Interpol, and others. It’s the perfect backdrop to the West Coast skate scene.
  • Mods Galore: Thanks to, you’re in for a treat with a heap of mods and gear. (P.S.: The Mod Browser is coming soon via a free update.)

Availability and Platforms

Skater XL is rolling out at $39.99 in the Nintendo eShop for the Americas. European skaters, mark December 12 on your calendars! Physical copies? Check your local skate shops. And hey, it’s also on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

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