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FIRST-EVER SKATER XL TAMPA PRO ESPORTS CONTEST ANNOUNCED

First-of-its-Kind Esports Contest to be Held in Conjunction with Real-Life Tampa Pro Skateboarding Competition
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18, 2022 - Easy Day Studios continues to revolutionize skateboarding with the debut of the first-ever Skater XL Tampa Pro Esports Contest. The special esports event will be held in collaboration with the real-world Tampa Pro skateboarding competition - the world’s most respected and longest-running skateboarding contest. In line with Skater XL’s commitment to expression and innovation, this will be the first time an esports competition will take place alongside a traditional skateboarding competition.

The Skater XL Tampa Pro Esports Contest will be livestreamed on the official Skater XL Twitch Channel on May 7. All entries for consideration are due by midnight PST on Tuesday, April 19. For more details, please visit the official Skater XL Instagram.

Easy Day Studios will also be releasing the new version of Skatepark of Tampa to be used for the contest for Skater XL on April 25. The park will include new elements featured in the updated pro course at the 28th Annual Tampa Pro competition including course artwork by famous skate artist Lucas Beaufort.

Skater XL is now available for $39.99 USD on PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, and at brick and mortar retailers for PS4 and Xbox One. For the latest news and updates on Skater XL, follow the game on Instagram and Twitter, “Like” us on Facebook, and visit the official website, SkaterXL.com.
 
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ABOUT EASY DAY STUDIOS
Founded in 2018 by Skater App founder and physicist Dain Hedgpeth, Jon West, former sponsored skateboarder turned game developer, and Jeff Goforth, industry veteran of 19 years and former head of skateboarding at DC Shoes, Easy Day Studios is the leader in action sports video game creation. Easy Day Studios is fully self-funded and 100% committed to the shared vision of reviving and evolving skateboarding games into what every fan has been hoping for since the birth of the genre. With decades of experience, the team is comprised of video game development and skateboarding veterans. Since Early Access launch in December 2018 and the rapid growth of the Skater XL modding community, Easy Day has also hired two former modders and continues to work directly with this community.

MEDIA CONTACT
Anthony Chau
Reverb Communications
[email protected]

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