The glorious remake of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and its sequel got here out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC final yr, however the sport is heading to a couple new platforms quickly. On Monday, the skateboarding legend himself tweeted a few cryptic messages about new variations of the Pro Skater remake within the close to future, and on Tuesday, Activision formally introduced that the sport is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X.
Hawk’s unique tweets had been largely centered round Activision’s upcoming launch of Crash Bandicoot 4 on Switch. Hawk mentioned he was jealous of Crash’s new platform and appealed for a bit of assist from the orange bandicoot to get Pro Skater 1 and 2 on new platforms as nicely. Hawk’s tweet obtained replies from every kind of brand name accounts, together with the Crash Bandicoot account, Activision, and even Nintendo of America, even supposing the brand new variations of the sport hadn’t been introduced fairly but. This was clearly a part of the advertising and marketing marketing campaign constructing to the official announcement.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 would be the first Tony Hawk sport launched on Switch. As for the new-gen variations of the sport, they are going to embody loads of graphical updates, together with the flexibility to play at 120 frames per second at 1080p decision or at 60 fps in 4K. People who personal the remake digitally on PS4 or Xbox One will be capable of improve to the PS5 or Xbox Series X model for $10. Those who personal the Digital Deluxe Edition of the sport — which already value an additional $10 — will get the improve totally free.
We’ve reached out to Activision to ask about upgrades for PS4 and Xbox One bodily copies, and in regards to the developer that’s dealing with these ports, for the reason that firm not too long ago merged Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 developer Vicarious Visions into Blizzard Entertainment. We’ll replace this text with any info we obtain.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is scheduled to launch March 26 on PS5 and Xbox Series X. Meanwhile, the Switch model of the sport is about to reach a while in 2021.