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Barton Lynch Pro Surfing Launches On Steam, PS5 + Xbox

17 November 2023 | 4:03 pm | Jessie Lynch

From the legendary Pipeline to the challenging waves of Jeffrey’s Bay and the scenic beauty of Snapper Rocks, the game covers a wide array of renowned surfing destinations.

Barton Lynch Pro Surfing

Barton Lynch Pro Surfing (Supplied)

Riding the virtual waves has reached a new pinnacle with the release of Barton Lynch Pro Surfing, a game set to redefine the sports simulation genre we haven’t seen since the days of 2000s surfing gamesTransworld Surfing and Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer.

Developed by Western Australian-based Bungarra Software in collaboration with Australian surf legend Barton Lynch, the game is now available on PC (Steam), PlayStation 5, and XBOX.

Barton Lynch Pro Surfing stands out for its authentic and expansive gameplay experience. Players can immerse themselves in the world of professional surfing, travelling to some of the most iconic and exotic surf locations across the globe, including Manly, Mundaka, Aileen’s, Snapper Rocks, Margaret River, Saquarema, Jeffrey’s Bay, Hossegor, Trestles, Jaws and Pipeline.

Players can step into the shoes of Barton Lynch or other top surfers like Yago Dora, Clay Marzo, Nathan Florence, Soli Bailey, Mahina Maeda, Vahine Fierro, and Felicity Palmateer.

But it's not just about riding the waves; it's about managing your career - from finances and equipment to health and performance. The aim? To conquer the world rankings, either in a single-player journey or competing on online leaderboards.

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For those who prefer a more relaxed approach, the free roam mode allows players to explore and surf at their leisure, soaking in vibrant environments and diverse surf conditions — perfect for players who want to experience the joy of surfing without the competitive edge.

Customisation is a key feature of Barton Lynch Pro Surfing. Players can tailor their characters in great detail, choosing from a variety of equipment and apparel from renowned surf brands like Billabong, Quiksilver, Roxy, MR Surfboards, Lost, Pyzel, ONeill, Creatures Of Leisure, Futures Fins, and many more. Every choice, from wetsuits to board shapes, affects your performance on the waves, adding a strategic layer to the game.

The game also boasts a variety of modes, including Tour Modes, Free Surf, and Trick Challenges. With progressive difficulties at each location, players can continuously improve their skills.

Barton Lynch Pro Surfing doesn't just simulate surfing; it brings the whole surfing world to life. Players can compete against big names and underground heavyweights, testing their skills against the best in the sport.

The real-life iconic locations are meticulously designed, offering a virtual surfing experience that's as close to the real thing as it gets.

The game also features a unique weather tool, allowing players to customise surfing conditions to suit their play style. Whether it's big, sunny waves or challenging windy conditions, the game delivers a dynamic surfing experience.

Complementing the immersive gameplay is a carefully curated soundtrack featuring artists like Smoking Martha, Kilns, and Oly Sherman. The music blends seamlessly with the game's global vibe and enhances the overall experience with its fluid physics-based control mechanics.

With its realistic simulation, diverse locations, deep customisation, and engaging gameplay, it's set to make waves in the gaming community, appealing to both hardcore surf fans and casual players looking for a new adventure.

Barton Lynch Pro Surfing is out on PC (Steam), PS5 and Xbox now.

Check out the trailer below.