Last yr, followers of the beloved Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise lastly had their prayers solutions as developer Vicarious Visions launched Tony Hawk’s Pro 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 Pro Skater recreation in additional than a decade.
Now, numerous outstanding Twitter accounts appear to be teasing a attainable Switch model of the popular, remade skating titles. It all began about 45 minutes in the past when the person himself, Tony Hawk, tweeted, “Just heard #Crash4 is coming to new platforms and I’m kinda jealous. Hey @CrashBandicoot can you hook @TonyHawkGame up?”
In that tweet, Hawk is referencing the truth that Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Switch on March 12 after launching on PlayStation Four and Xbox One final October. Similarly, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 launched final fall on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, however we’ve got not but heard any affirmation of a Switch title or a new-gen launch. The remakes are at present playable on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S via backward compatibility. Given the hashtag and the official @-mentions, it definitely 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 Pro Skater video games, responded to the skating legend’s tweet with the “shifty eyes” emoji earlier than retweeting the tweet directly onto the publisher’s main timeline. Then, the official Nintendo of America account retweeted Hawk’s tweet with that same emoji, additional hinting that an announcement appears imminent.
While Nintendo getting concerned does not essentially imply something (the gaming big retweeted Sony’s announcement of MLB The Show going multiplatform, and this yr’s recreation is simply coming to PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, and Xbox One), all of it occurred so quick that it positive looks like an announcement involving Nintendo and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is imminent. It must be famous that Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S along with Switch 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 will replace this story if the writer responds.
For extra on Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2, try our assessment. To see the sport in motion and listen to extra ideas on why that is precisely the discharge followers of the sequence have been ready for, try our dialogue on the sport.