A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Buy Now$19.99 USD or more

(does not include a Steam key - if you want that, go buy it on Steam, thanks!)

(this is v2.0, the newest version, same as you'd see on other platforms, just DRM free)

You're a lonely lil' bird, and your Big Friend has hung up their board for good. Their job sucks, and lately, they're barely ever home to play with you. You're gonna fix all that with the power of being a chill little skateboarding bird. You may be tiny, but the more you skate, the more following you get, the more the world of bird skating will open up. Birds will come check out your park, help you find more parks, and together you'll (somehow) fix Big Friend's life! Above all else, skate birds try their best.

  • Explore lots of bird-sized parks, with simple controls familiar to any pro skating tiny hawk.
  • Find fancy clothing, secret mixtapes of new music, birbs that need your help, and more!
  • Skate to an original low-fi birb-hop soundtrack!

And if you bail, you just get back up - because above all else, skate birbs try their best!

SteamDeck-Specific Instructions:

If you're trying to run this on a SteamDeck via the Itch client, you may find the Linux version doesn't work.  AJ Venter (thanks!) sez: "mono libraries fail to load. These are likely not available on steamOS."

They also say the Itch version will work  fine regardless, BUT: you need to install the windows version and use Force Compatibility mode to make it use Proton 8.

(and if anyone finds out more, do tell- it's weird that it doesn't work on SteamOS Linux, but works fine on, you know, any other Linux box)

aaaand that's about it so:

<play the trailer up top to make music for this dancing birb>

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Sep 16, 2021
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
(123 total ratings)
Tags3D, Relaxing, Sandbox, skateboarding, Skating
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any), Playstation controller
LinksSteam, Twitter, Patreon, Homepage
MentionsGames of the Week: Free JRPGs and Avian...


Buy Now$19.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $19.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

skatebird-win.zip 1.6 GB
Version 17
skatebird-mac.zip 1.6 GB
Version 15
skatebird-linux.zip 1.6 GB
Version 15

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i am skate, i am bird. i am satisfied.


This wasn't clear until I started the game but this is the latest version 2.0 with all the content, just like on all other platforms :) Thanks!

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No worries! Also thanks for confirming that- I was pretty sure, but nice to know I didn't mess anything up, heh. Edited the game desc to include the version.

Thanks Megan 馃グ


is there any way to make this free or any other apps to try like this??

Controller doesn't work properly on Linux, I can't control the camera it just constantly spins around

That would depend heavily on what flavor of Linux, what gamepad, drivers, etc. Unfortunately, I can't offer suggestions beyond that it's worked for us / our playtesters.

can i have the demo for free?

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(sorry about that other reply, deleted 'em)

Sorry, but we don't really do a demo on this anymore. The "demo" that existed was this ancient pre-release version that, um. Well let's just say it was not good.

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Great game. I played before on Windows, but I am now trying to install it on Linux, but I don't know how to. EDIT: Apparently you just double press the skatebird.x86_64 ...

Soundtrack is good. Comedy is good. Characters are cute. Idk if there is too much to play, but that is to be expected from an indie game.

I. AM. INVINCIBLE. Danger is a myth and I am reality. / 10

If you're still playing, I just uploaded the 2.0 build with the final big ol' content patch, new level and all that ;)

This game can have my children, house, and car. 


Already own this, but for $20 USD, it should come with a Steam key.


What's the benefits of a Steam Key? We get a DRM-free game that can be installed on any computer without access to Internet. What else do we need? 馃槄


i can tell 50% of players found this from qzeq's video



thats me

if you spam B on flat you can spam monch and rack up 1000x multipliers

I was a little difficult to control on mouse and keyboard but still had lots of fun with the game! 

Loved playing this! Gonna be playing it alot more haha

very sexy game


I got this in a bundle and loved it, and months later I eventually got a skateboard. The two decisions aren't directly connected, however I shall still blame it on the skateBIRD to skateboarder pipeline that definitely exists.


briurd skat brod




it's true


So cute and fun, really all kinds of enjoyable. My partner who can actually skateboard IRL also loved it. 

yay! glad to hear it


We may have sucked at it.. but we had fun!!


No graphics options, so i can't adjust the game so It'll run on my PC properly.


Fantastic game! Unfortunately the level Big Business's textures or 3D models are broken on the linux version. The flickering made it unplayable for me. I was looking for a save file to skip that level or something, but couldn't find anything.

Oh! Sorry, not sure how I missed this comment. There's a devconsole you can enable with -devconsole, and then you can skip missions with MissionManager. commands. There's also a cheat system, but if you're on PC the console is faster.

Didnt expect to have so much fun with it.

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This game was a blast throughout. As the game progresses, levels get harder, but you will become better with time. This element of improvement is the best part of the game, as visible improvement makes our brains go whoo. My least favourite stage would have to be the rooftop due to the lack of control of your speed which makes grinds harder, and my favourite stage would have to be the first one, in the room, its perfection. At times, the game's comedy seems off but at others, it's hilarious and surprising.  My only criticism/feedback would be that there is now way to roll? Idk yaw roll or other one. One of the most critical is missing.  The music is in all honesty a hit or miss very few tracks spoke to me so I just use Spotify. My advice? Buy the game, put on some chill music, then vibe out for a couple of hours.

 Overall a good fun time: 12/16


The best bird skating game ever!!!!!!!


I'd be lying if I said I wasn't addicted to playing SkateBIRD. The THPS vibes alongside cute birds and various customization options make this the perfect game for beginners and returning THPS players alike.  Can't wait to see what else the developers create! 

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it's a really fun and well made game i love it. but for some reason for the quest where u go outside. the "falling off the table zone" keeps on existing when i fall off so i can't do the quest :(

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currently having tons of fun in this game!!! the characters are cute, quests/missions are enjoyable and the customization for your bird is wonderful. also the soundtrack is banger i forgot to mention this woops

please buy this game if you ever get the chance to. once you get into it it鈥檚 alot of fun


This is the darksouls of skater games

Source: The mission where you have to grind on bowls of soup but you can't jump high enough to land on it


Whatever you're imagining, it's all of it and more. 


Hey I just bought this bundle but I am concerned about any malware, etc. If there is any malware in the bundle pls let me know ty (btw this looks like a great game)


there is no malware in this bundle, all the games are perfectly safe

hey thanks man i was just making sure because someone told me there could be malware but anyways your help was very appreciated ty


i think if anything is a maware, itch.io team will remove it

We did have a game which was actually infested with crypto miners (it was a fake version).

Amazing Game, loved every second of it. We need a sequel!


Would be rather upset if I spent $20 on this. The camera does not function and the controls feel awful. Cute birds and nice music tho.


Great game did almost all but one mission. Someone teach me how to manual up a ramp halp lol.


That one a pain,  if you're talking about the one in the gibson you have to manual so your front wheels are off the ground because the other one is slower I find. Also, the 90-degree turn sometimes bugs it and you have to restart so make sure you have lots of speed.


This is the best game ever made! you can customize your cock in a crazy amount of ways and let him following you, and do the funniest skateboard tricks of all time, just like in Pok茅mon HGSS.


please add this brazilian bird


This is such a lovely game, I'm glad I found it!


I'm happy this exists

is there a way to turn back tutorials and the  guides? I played for 30 mins stopped then  it all went away :o i can't interact with the NPC

How did you get it on Xbox Game Pass?

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