Developer Toys for Bob and Activision announced today that Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is headed to PC, Nintendo Switch and next generation consoles next month in anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the Crash franchise.
“He’s made you spin, jump and wump for 25 years, and this year, our beloved orange marsupial is celebrating in style. To kick off his silver anniversary, on March 12, the true sequel to the classic Crash Bandicoot trilogy from the ‘90s and the first original entry in the Crash franchise in more than 10 years, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time will launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch,” developers said.
The game will be available on PC via Battle.net.
“Fans are smitten with the biggest Crash game ever1, so whether it’s their first playthrough or their hundredth, there’s no better time to experience massive levels, badder bosses and more gameplay. Fans should also be on the look-out for tons of furtastic festivities from Activision Blizzard, Inc. aimed to engage Crash Bandicoot fans throughout the year,” developers said.
The game launched on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in October and players who have already purchased the game will get a free next-gen upgrade.
“Developer Toys for Bob has been hard at work to bring Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time to new platforms. Fans on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are in for some N. credible visuals when they see the game run in 4K with 60 FPS,” developers said. “Additionally, players on either next-gen platform will enjoy quicker loading times to dive into the wumpa-eating action and 3D audio that will immerse them in all-new dimensions.”
Developers said that PlayStation 5 owners will be treated to haptic feedback via the DualSense controllers.
“Fans will now be able to feel the force of Neo Cortex’s DNA-changing blaster and experience the grip as they grapple with Tawna’s Hookshot,” developers said. “Additionally, PlayStation 5’s Activity Card feature will give players a clear breakdown of their progress throughout each of the game’s dimensions, providing guidance to achieve objectives and more.”
Pick up Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC on March 12.