Updates are rolling out for the highly anticipated remaster of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2. A new roster is added with the names of new legends in the skating scene.
The gaming community continues to be blessed with back-to-back announcements about two of the most famed classic skating games. EA followed the path of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, revealing the return of the on-demand Skate as well.
As time goes by while avid players eagerly wait for the games’ imminent release, bit-by-bit updates are dropped. This time, it is about the games’ roster of skater.
New generation of skaters get a feature
Not only are the devs bringing the game back with an HD quality and updated in-game design, but they’ve also decided to introduce a new set of roster that’ll feature both the legends and the new-gen skaters.
Originally, the skaters that fans expected were—of course—Tony Hawk, Jamie Thomas, Andrew Reynolds, Kareem Campbell, Elissa Steamer, Bob Burnquist, Bucky Lasek, Rune Glifberg, Geoff Rowley, Chad Muska, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, and Eric Koston.
Drop into #THPS with the next generation of skaters! Get ready to hit insane new tricks and combos 🛹 Pre-Order digitally and get access to the Warehouse Demo, available August 14, 2020. 🎮 pic.twitter.com/LZ1NTvKrjU
— Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 (@TonyHawkTheGame) June 23, 2020
Recently, the official Twitter account of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 has been dropping skater profiles. On its official website, the complete roster has also been posted introducing eight new-gen skaters, they are:
- Nyjah Huston
- Leticia Bufoni
- Lizzie Armanto
- Aori Nishimura
- Shane O’Neill
- Leo Baker
- Riley Hawk
- Tyshawn Jones
Interviews of the skaters are posted on Twitter, as well as their special tricks. On the website, their respective stances and styles are mentioned as well.
Follow in Leticia's footsteps and learn all her special tricks so you can do them in real life! Get a behind the scenes look at Leticia Bufoni in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. Coming September 4, 2020. pic.twitter.com/oClWXig83k
— Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 (@TonyHawkTheGame) June 24, 2020
Followers of the aforementioned skaters are quite ecstatic to find out that their loved pro skaters earned a spot in Tony Hawk’s classic game remake.
Other known game details
Meanwhile, per Forbes, all of the original levels will be made available in the remastered release. These are solo, couch co-op, online, and multiplayer game modes.
Create-A-Park will reportedly have a “larger editing suite” upon its return. This will create a whole new concept for content creators, as this can be shared online as well.
Sunshine and Nose Grabs…🌞🛹 pic.twitter.com/GpVrEWI8JV
— Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 (@TonyHawkTheGame) June 17, 2020
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 release details
The remastered collection is set to be globally released on September 4. Nevertheless, Engadget points out that Activision might offer a “teasing access to a demo” on August 14 to those who will pre-order a digital copy.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 remastered edition will come with a retail price of US$39.99 [AU$58.27]. The deluxe editions will likely cost another $10 or so.
Featured image courtesy of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2/Twitter