The roster of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is seeing a shake-up: The upcoming remaster will embody a number of of right this moment’s prime skilled skaters alongside the celebrities of the unique video games. Nyjah Huston, Leo Baker, Leticia Bufoni, Aori Nishimura, Lizzie Armanto, Shane O’Neill, Riley Hawk, and Tyshawn Jones are all becoming a member of the sport, Activision introduced Tuesday, alongside the discharge of a quick new gameplay trailer.
“Modern-day skateboarding originated from a generation of skaters who grew up playing the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games,” mentioned Michelle Bresaw, vp of product administration and advertising and marketing at Activision, in a information launch. “We’re proud that the remaster will represent the skate culture landscape today with a diverse roster of skaters that will appeal to any gamer.”
The authentic skaters, in the meantime, will seem at their present ages in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. For reference, Tony Hawk turned 52 final month; all the older execs on the roster are actually of their 40s and 50s.
The very first Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater debuted in 1999, and launched one of the common online game franchises of the early 2000s. Activision introduced in May that Vicarious Visions, which remastered the primary three Crash Bandicoot video games for 2017’s Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, is remaking the primary two video games within the sequence. The new assortment will supply fashionable re-creations of “all the original levels,” in response to Activision, together with the old-school tips in addition to ones from newer Tony Hawk video games comparable to lip tips and wall vegetation. Online options may even be out there, together with multiplayer mode, Create-A-Park, and Create-A-Skater.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is scheduled to be launched Sept. 4 on PlayStation 4, Windows PC by way of the Epic Games Store, and Xbox One for $39.99. Activision is providing a pre-order bonus for digital copies within the type of entry to a demo of the Warehouse degree beginning Aug. 14, three weeks earlier than the sport’s launch.
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