January 7, 2009
Skate 2 Demo Coming to Xbox LIVE
Black Box announced today that the
Skate 2 demo will hit Xbox Live Marketplace on January 8th and the PlayStation
Network on January 15, 2009. The demo introduces players to the city of New San
Vanelona where they can skate with style and individuality via access to the
enhanced character customization tools. Gamers will get a first glimpse of the
deep single-player story and exciting challenges in all-new locations. The Skate
2 demo will also feature two of the game’s online Party Play modes: Thrasher’s
Hall of Meat and Spot Battle.
Skate 2 ups the ante in delivering
all the grit, creativity and culture of skateboarding. Equipped with double the
bag of tricks, players are tasked to rebuild their career and revive the skate
scene. Now with the ability to get off-board and move objects, gamers can create
their own epic spots and challenges, which can then be uploaded, shared and
experienced by others around the world.
Skate 2 hits retailers in North
America on January 21st, and worldwide on January 23, 2009 – making it one of
the first must-have games of 2009. Skate 2 is developed by Black Box, a studio
of Electronic Arts in Vancouver, British Columbia and will be available on the
Xbox 360 and the PLAYSTATION 3. The game is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and
is rated 16+ by PEGI.