Published On: Mon, Jul 3rd, 2017

Activision CEO: We’re Seeing Real Passion for Crash, That Could Lead To Other Things

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is out now and a accepting has been good so far. In fact, there are already clever hints that this could be only a commencement of a new epoch of Crash games.

To start with, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg left a doorway far-reaching open to some-more Crash in an talk published now by GamesIndustry.biz.

crash-bandicoot-n-sane-trilogy_4kRelated Report: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Coming to Xbox One

We are experimenting with Crash. We know there’s a outspoken fanbase that wanted that to come back. But we never know if that is emblematic of a incomparable assembly or only this niche, nostalgia-based community. So far, we are saying some genuine passion for it, so that could lead to other things.

Of course, we are always perplexing to find a subsequent large thing. But a initial priority is to make certain we are servicing a communities that we are already propitious adequate to have.

Needless to say, fans have already uttered their desire: to get a Crash Team Racing remaster (or sequel). If finished right, this could be a genuine challenger to Mario Kart’s outrageous popularity.

crash-bandicoot-n-sane-trilogy-gameplayRelated Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Will Have 23.5GB File Size on PS4

Chances of another Crash diversion being announced comparatively shortly seem really clever when we also cruise N.Sane Trilogy’s early sales. As Gfk Chart-Track wrote today, a diversion debuted during a initial place in a UK charts. It even surfaced Horizon: Zero Dawn as 2017’s biggest singular height launch while also securing a second altogether place after Ghost: Recon Wildlands when holding into comment multiplatform games as well.

This week sees 3 classical franchises behind in a charts as a tip 3 new releases. The initial is a lapse for ‘Crash Bandicoot’ (all 3 strange PS1 games from 1996-1998) as Activision’s ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ for PS4 does what nothing of a originals did by debuting during No1. It’s not always about a clever entrance though, as a strange Crash Bandicoot games have helped a altogether authorization of 16 opposite Crash titles to now occupy a 24th position within a all-time UK authorization list (boxed software, section sales given 1995 adult to final week).

This call of nostalgia is quite interesting. Micro Machines World Series debuts during a second place this week in a UK charts, though other revivals like Wipeout Omega Collection and Tekken 7 also did really good in prior weeks. The doubt is, will a nostalgia last?

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