Nintendo And Tony Hawk Trace At Professional Skater 1 + 2 On Swap


Final yr, followers of the beloved Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater franchise lastly had their prayers solutions as developer Vicarious Visions launched Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1 + 2 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The title introduced the primary two video games ahead with modernized visuals, new options, and an enormous skater roster to turn out to be the primary well-received Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater recreation in additional than a decade.

Now, numerous distinguished Twitter accounts appear to be teasing a attainable Swap model of the favored, remade skating titles. It began about 45 minutes in the past when the person himself, Tony Hawk, tweeted, “Simply heard #Crash4 is coming to new platforms and I am kinda jealous. Hey @CrashBandicoot are you able to hook @TonyHawkGame up?”

In that tweet, Hawk is referencing the truth that Crash Bandicoot 4: It is About Time is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and Swap on March 12 after launching on PlayStation Four and Xbox One final October. Equally, Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1 + 2 launched final fall on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, however we have now not but heard any affirmation of a Swap title or a new-gen launch. The remakes are at present playable on PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S by means of backward compatibility. Given the hashtag and the official @-mentions, it actually appears like a coordinated advertising and marketing effort. Then the writer and platform-holder accounts bought concerned.

Shortly after Hawk’s tweet, Activision, the writer of the Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater video games, responded to the skating legend’s tweet with the “shifty eyes” emoji earlier than retweeting the tweet instantly onto the writer’s predominant timeline. Then, the official Nintendo of America account retweeted Hawk’s tweet with that very same emoji, additional hinting that an announcement appears imminent.

Whereas Nintendo getting concerned would not essentially imply something (the gaming big retweeted Sony’s announcement of MLB The Present going multiplatform, and this yr’s recreation is simply coming to PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PS4, and Xbox One), all of it occurred so quick that it certain looks like an announcement involving Nintendo and Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1 + 2 is imminent. It must be famous that Crash Bandicoot 4: It is About Time is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X/S along with Swap subsequent month, however neither the PlayStation or Xbox Twitter accounts have interacted with Hawk’s tweet as of this writing.

We reached out to Activision PR for touch upon the story however didn’t instantly obtain a response. We’ll replace this story if the writer responds. 

For extra on Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1 + 2, try our overview. To see the sport in motion and listen to extra ideas on why that is precisely the discharge followers of the collection have been ready for, try our dialogue on the sport.

[Supply: Tony Hawk on Twitter, Activision on Twitter, Nintendo on Twitter]


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