'Skate 3' News & Update: EA Game Arriving on Xbox One Backward Compatibility, 'Skate 4' Coming Soon?

By Olivia Cavallaro , Updated Nov 11, 2016 09:56 AM EST
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Fans of the 2010 game "Skate 3" would be delighted to know that the EA game's arriving on Xbox One backward compatibility. The game was released six years ago to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and now gamers with the Xbox One console will finally be able to play the positively reviewed extreme sports game.

Kotaku broke the news that the EA game's arriving on Xbox One Backward Compatibility and this is mostly because of the buzz surrounding "Skate 4." While the fourth installment hasn't been officially announced yet, fans of "Skate 3" are claiming that it's tie for the fourth installment to arrive. After all, it's been six years since EA offered a new installment in the series.

"Skate 3" is arriving on Xbox One backward compatibility thanks to the first anniversary of Xbox One's backward compatibility feature. This feature allows gamers to play any Xbox 360 game on their newer console by using the same game CD or purchasing the game online.

In related "Skate 4" news, skateboarding park "The Berrics" recently launched a campaign to encourage EA to create the fourth installment. They parodied U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump's campaign to "Make America Great Again" by using the slogan, "Make EA Skate Again." Fans have also taken to social media to share their thoughts on "Skate 3" next game, "Skate 4," possibly coming soon.

According to Polygon, Microsoft is also teaming up with EA for an exciting "Skate 3" offer. Beginning now until November 20, the "Skate 3" San Van Party Pack add-on will be given away absolutely free on the Xbox Marketplace. "Skate 3" will also be available for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for just $9.99 (originally priced at $11.99).

To find out the latest in "Skate 3" and the possibility of "Skate 4" coming soon, make sure to check back regularly. In the meantime, take a trip down memory lane with this video.

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