The list of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 it’s seeing a shake-up: the next remaster will feature several of today’s best pro skaters along with the stars of the original games. Nyjah Huston, Leo Baker, Leticia Bufoni, Aori Nishimura, Lizzie Armanto, Shane O’Neill, Riley Hawk and Tyshawn Jones are joining the game, Activision announced Tuesday, along with the release of a short new trailer for the game.
“Modern skateboarding originated from a generation of skaters who grew up playing the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games,” said Michelle Bresaw, vice president of product management and marketing for Activision, in a press release. “We are proud that the remaster will represent the landscape of skate culture today with a diverse list of skateboarders that will appeal to any player.”
The original skaters, meanwhile, will appear at their current ages in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. For reference, Tony Hawk turned 52 last month; All of the older professionals on the list are now in their 40s and 50s.
First Tony Hawk Professional Skater debuted in 1999 and launched one of the most popular video game franchises of the early 2000s. Activision announced in May that Vicarious Visions, which remastered the first three Crash Bandicoot games for 2017 Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, is remaking the first two games in the series. The new collection will offer modern recreations of “all original levels,” according to Activision, along with old-school tricks and newer Tony Hawk games, such as lip tricks and wall plants. Online features will also be available, including multiplayer, Create-A-Park, and Create-A-Skater.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 It is slated to launch on September 4 on PlayStation 4, Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Xbox One for $ 39.99. Activision is offering a pre-order bonus for digital copies in the form of access to a Warehouse-level demo beginning August 14, three weeks before the game’s release.
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