Tony Hawks is on his way back, Skater XL is gearing up for release and the skateboarding scene is looking alive and well for the first time in years. But first to market – ish – is one of the most gorgeous looking skate games yet – Session. And right now you can play it on Xbox One thanks to the Xbox Game Preview.
There have been many games which have taken the Xbox Game Preview route over the years, with the likes of We Happy Few and Deep Rock Galactic sitting in the system for years before seeing launch. But as a developer, utilising the Game Preview scheme gives the chance to amend the gameplay, the mechanics and the overall experience as they see fit, picking up on what gamers pick up on, and ensuring that the final product is of the very highest quality.
So, Session is a work in progress – remember that before you get annoyed at any bugs, glitches of oddities that you may discover. But should you be ready to help dictate the course of the action, helping the team at crea-ture Studios create a stunning skateboarding experience, then your time to shine is now.
Priced at £16.74, or available on a free trial if a little bit of action is more to your liking, Session will let you get your skateboarding fix, working with true stance stick controls, tons of character customisation and many in-game challenges. After all, it wouldn’t be a skateboarding game without the challenges.
Throw in a host of real world iconic skating spots, multiple objective placement and a replay editor that will let you show off your finest moves with style, and there is most certainly much to love about the premise of Session. In fact, hopes are seriously high that this can
Ready to ollie, kickflip, spin and grind your way to glory in Session on Xbox One? The Game Preview version of the game is up and available right now from the Xbox Store. Go grab it if you’re sold on what crea-ture Studios are looking to deliver.
We’ll have some thoughts surrounding this Game Preview launch up and live soon – just as soon as we’ve worked our dual-stick magic.
This game is a work in progress. It may or may not change over time or release as a final product. Purchase only if you are comfortable with the current state of the unfinished game. Inspired by the golden era of skateboarding, Session’s primary goal is to make you experience what skateboarding really is; an incredible culture where there are no other goals other than expressing your creativity and achieving success through hard work, perseverance and bits of madness for no one else other than yourself. Be ready to play the most authentic and grounded skateboarding experience in the most legendary spots on earth, film and make the gnarliest skate parts out there. True Stance Stick controls: Don’t be fooled by copycats and experience the real pioneering dual stick board control feature! Session offers for the first time a per foot stick control giving you the full power in your hands where each stick represents a foot. Careful though, skating switch now has a real meaning. Filming has always been a big part of the skateboarding culture. With Session’s video editor players can perform their tricks; edit, and create a montage in-game. Explore the best and most iconic skate spots, starting with New-York which helped shape what street skating is today. Recreated on a 1:1 scale and supported by grounded and realistic skate physics, get the feel of what it is to skate the infamous Brooklyn Banks and our fresh twist of the surrounding financial district of Manhattan.