Skatebird Expected Release Time and Xbox Game Pass Details

Here's everything you need to know about Skatebird!

By Kyle Knight

September 15, 2021

After a few delays, Skatebird is finally coming to Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Xbox consoles. Make sure you know the exact release time for Skatebird on each platform so you can glide in on day one.

Here’s everything you need to know about the release of the upcoming skateboarding title, Skatebird.

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SkateBIRD – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

SkateBIRD – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

What Time Does Skatebird Release?

Skatebird will officially release on Thursday, September 16th for Nintendo Switch, PC, and Xbox.

The exact release time for Skatebird will vary depending on the console, so check out the expected release time for Switch, PC, and Xbox below.

Nintendo Switch

Skatebird will likely release for the Nintendo Switch at 9AM PT, as this is when new games are released on the Nintendo eShop according to the official Support Page.


Steam games often release at 10AM PT on the day of release, so fans can expect Steambird to release at a similar time.


New Xbox titles often unlock at MIDNIGHT in your local timezone, but have been known to release at a later time depending on the game.

Should a more official release time for Skatebird be announced, we will update this article with the relevant information.

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Will Skatebird Be On Xbox Game Pass?

Yes, it has been confirmed by Microsoft that Skatebird will be arriving on Xbox Game Pass on day one. That means on September 16th, take flight as Skatebird arrives to Game Pass via Cloud, Console, and PC.

What Can You Do In Skatebird?

As the name of the game implies, players will be able to skate…as a bird. But if that hasn’t already sold you on the upcoming indie game, then don’t worry because there’s more.

Get ready to grind on bendy straws, kickflip over staplers, and explore lots of bird-sized parks. Plus, there’s also fancy clothing, secret mixtapes with new music, and friendly birds that need your help.

Skatebird releases on September 16th for Nintendo Switch, PC, and Xbox.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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