There aren’t a whole lot of skating applications available to play but True Skate makes up for the lack of them. This fun and realistic skating game takes you to an action-packed sports experience with excellent controls and the true feel of skating. You can get this game from the Google Play Store and the Apple Store for free. However; only the single skate park content is free to play; all additional content need to be purchased.
True Skate has realistic touch based controls physics that accurately simulate the experience of skating in your mobile devices. The gameplay and controls of True Skate are what makes it a clear winner in the skating apps category. With very realistic controls and accurate physics you can experience what skating feels like in real life all in your smart phone.
All you need to do to control your skateboard is drag your finger on the ground to push it and swipe it side to side and upward to make a jump. The game takes place in a picturesque skate park where they are all kinds of ledge, stairs, rails and other skateboarding areas that you can play at. Currently the free version of the app only offer the single skate park to play in. You can also enjoy other skate parks if you pay for them through the in-app purchases.
You can also customize your deck wear and scuff up your deck. There are several options for customization which give True Skate players liberty over multiple elements in the app.
Other bonus features of the app include playing in slow motion, rewinding your tricks and game and replaying it. There are also a handful of challenges that you can take on in True Skate. These challenges are single player challenges that pit you against certain objectives that you need to meet.
The better you are at skating and scoring in True Skate, the higher your chances are to make it to the top of the global leaderboards. You can view this leaderboard chart directly in the app to see where you rank.
Before we end this app description, we need to talk about the extra goodies that the in-app purchases offer. If you really love the single skate park mode, you should consider getting the in-app purchases as well to improve your experience in True Skate. Available in the paid version of the app are additional locations to skate and new skate parks to explore. You can also skate in Street League Skateboarding courses if you pay for the app.
Additional perks that you can enjoy with in-app purchases are unlocking all missions available in the game, unlimited use of slow motion, board image customization and wheel color changes. You can also unlock lists and complete skateboard packs if you pay for the app.
In short, it’s the paid version of True Skate that takes home the trophy. While the free version of the app is basic and provides an ample amount of fun, you can only enjoy the true extent and potential of the game if you pay for it.
Overall True Skate is an easy to play game with clean graphics, wonderful physics and animations. It’s a fun sports game and well-executed on all fronts. However in order to experience the true fun of True Skate you’ll need to open your wallet.
True Skate is one of the top apps in the Sports app category, which belongs to True Axis. It's last update was on December 12, 2018 and it has been already downloaded 1,000,000+ times. On the app store it has now 135,451 reviews. After you get to True Skate page on the app store, click install & enjoy it.