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Activision confirmed this week that it has plans to remaster the PlayStation classic Crash Team Racing. It’ll be coming to Switch next June as Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

Following the announcement, creative director Thomas Wilson from Beenox shared a few words about the project. He spoke about the team’s intentions to be authentic to the original game, improvements for this iteration, and more.

Activision has published an official announcement for the newly-revealed Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. We have news about a special Nitros Oxide Edition, pricing, and more.

Here’s the full announcement:

During a recent episode of the Game Informer Show, Toys For Bob producer Peter Kavic and art director Josh Nadelberg participated in an interview for Spyro Reignited Trilogy. The two were asked if it’ll be appearing on other systems, to which Kavic said the team’s “focus was on PS4 and Xbox One.” When specifically asked about Switch and if it could run on the platform, Kavic indicated that he’s “yet to even see it tried.”

Here’s the full exchange:

Even though the US website for Spyro the Dragon only lists the upcoming Reignited Trilogy for PlayStation and Xbox, the UK site also features PC and Switch. Strangely, the Switch is even listed twice!

Spyro the Dragon has a release date of September 21, 2018, for PlayStation and Xbox. Obviously, there’s no release date set for the unannounced Switch version, assuming it’s real.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has launched across all platforms, including Switch. To get a better idea as to how each version compares, Digital Foundry has conducted its usual in-depth analysis.

When docked, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy runs at 720p. The resolution drops to 480p when playing in handheld mode.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy reached new formats last week. Interestingly, it’s the fastest selling Switch game released this year. The £30 price tag may play a factor in that.

The Xbox One and Switch versions of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy came in at first and second on the UK charts this week. However, the Switch edition only sold 250 fewer copies.

We have a couple of other tidbits regarding the latest UK sales as well. Mario Tennis Aces’ sales dipped by 53%, though GamesIndustry says that’s “decent performance for a game in its second week on shelves.” Harvest Moon: A Light of Hope, which debuted in the UK just a few days ago, had 78% of its sales on Switch in comparison to 22% on the PlayStation 4.

Thanks to Arison for the tip.


VG Tech has put together a video comparing Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy’s frame rate across all platforms, including Switch. We have it below.

We’ll likely have a better idea as to how Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy holds up on Switch in the near future, but VG Tech states that it runs at 720p when docked and roughly 853×480 in portable mode. When playing in handheld form, the game apparently runs a bit better, though can still occasionally drop below 30 frames per second.

With Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy reaching Switch this week, some may be curious as to how it stacks up to the PlayStation 4 version that launched last year. We have a closer look showing the two side-by-side below.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy launches on Switch later this week. Check out the first 15 minutes of footage below.

With Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy launching on Switch this week, Activision has readied a launch trailer. View the video below.