Final yr’s remaster of the primary two Tony Hawk Professional Skater video games is heading to PS5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and Swap, Activision introduced at the moment. Sadly, these seeking to improve their current copy of Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1+2 to the next-gen model might want to shell out an additional $10.
The PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S variations of the sport come out March 26 and can run in native 4K at 60FPS (besides on Sequence S, the place the sport might be restricted to 1440p upscaled to 4K), with the choice of working at 120FPS in 1080p. The sport can even make use of haptic suggestions and spatialized audio on the PS5 model. Save knowledge can be transferred within the identical household of consoles as properly. The Switch model, in the meantime, doesn’t have a launch date but, and is simply anticipated to reach someday earlier than the tip of 2021.
Not like many different latest video games which have acquired next-gen upgrades, Tony Hawk gained’t be free. As a substitute, gamers who already personal the sport on PS4 or Xbox One, however solely the bottom model, might want to pay an extra $10 to improve to the “Cross-Gen Deluxe Bundle.”
Right here’s Activision explaining this in its personal phrases:
Digital gamers can improve to the Cross-Gen Deluxe Bundle with all of the added options for an extra $10 SRP. The improve contains entry to the key skater Ripper (a.okay.a. the notorious Powell-Peralta mascot), retro gear for Create-A-Skater mode, and retro skins for Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero and Rodney Mullen. Moreover, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is giving followers who already personal the digital deluxe model of the sport on PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One a next-gen improve without charge (besides in Japan) on March 26.
The deluxe bundle is at present priced at $50 and provides gamers entry to bonus cosmetics, whereas the bottom model is priced at $40. It’s unclear what’s so particular in regards to the deluxe bundle when transferring between console generations, or if the worth enhance is as a substitute a part of Activision’s basic coverage of charging extra for PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S variations of video games, because it did final fall with the discharge of Name of Responsibility: Black Ops Chilly Battle.
A minimum of there’s an choice to pay a bit further to improve. Management nonetheless doesn’t even have that. Possibly Sony could make your entire difficulty moot for PS5 homeowners by merely making the Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1+2 deluxe bundle a PS Plus sport in some unspecified time in the future, because it did with Treatment’s shooter.