If you happen to have been frightened concerning the upcoming Skate reboot having loot containers and the like, that is very reasonable, however the devs promise it will not.
EA and loot containers are fairly synonymous with each other, so it’s extremely comprehensible in case you have some apprehensions about Full Circle’s new Skate recreation. Issues have additionally been rising barely since a latest Insider Gaming report claimed that Skate does have a loot field system constructed into the sport at present. Seemingly in response to this, the official Skate Twitter account posted a tweet with a reminder that the sport is “not pay-to-win,” has “no map areas locked behind paywall, no paid loot containers,” and “no paid gameplay benefits.”
In accordance with Insider Gaming’s report, the best way you possibly can unlock loot containers at present is utilizing a forex referred to as Stars, which a earlier datamine instructed you could possibly obtain by exchanging it with one other forex referred to as Faucets, earned by means of tips and usually simply enjoying the sport. Gamers apparently consider Faucets might ultimately be purchasable with real-world cash, but when Full Circle is to be believed, it sounds like every loot containers within the recreation will probably be solely earned by means of in-game play.
The tweet did embrace the precise phrasing of no “paid” loot containers, which does not rule them out solely. In a video from last year talking about the game, among the devs on the sport spoke about how the free-to-play mode for Skate is extra about cosmetics and comfort, because the crew needs to foster social connections and keep true to the inclusive nature of skateboarding tradition.
Skate was formally titled final July, choosing simply the one phrase to essentially present you the way it’s a reboot, alongside a affirmation that the sport could be free-to-play. In addition to this, the sport could have cross-play and cross-progression, making it simple to play with whoever, wherever. There’s nonetheless no launch date in sight proper now, however when it does launch you can play it on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC.