Debuting at E3 2018, Future Tense will be Available as Bonus
Content to Players On Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam
on June 29!
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2018--
Just when you thought you mastered all the levels in Crash
Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy, Activision Publishing, Inc., a
wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is
giving fans another reason to play Crash™ all summer long with
the introduction of a brand-new level called “FUTURE TENSE”! On
June 29, the Future Tense level will be included as a bonus in the Crash
Bandicoot™3: Warped game of the Crash Bandicoot N.
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On June 29, Future Tense, a new level made especially for the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy will give fans another reason to play the game on Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and/or Steam all summer long. Combining the old with the new, this brand-new level pays homage to the unreleased Waterfall level from the original Crash Bandicoot game. (Photo: Business Wire)
Developed by Vicarious Visions, Future Tense brings an extra layer of
difficulty to Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped’s Future world, as
players dodge rockets, destroy robots and leap over lasers while
ascending a massive futuristic skyscraper. This brand-new level pays
homage to the unreleased Waterfall level from the original Crash
Bandicoot game. Soon franchise fans (and speed runners) will have
something BRAND WUMPING NEW in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogythat
will challenge even the most skillful Crash players.
Additionally, in Future Tense, Crash and Coco will take on some familiar
enemies and hazards in new and fun ways. Players will love playing the
heart-racing, high-climbing level repeatedly to explore hidden areas and
experience unexpected moments, including a challenging Death Route.
Future Tense will be accessible via a new platform in the Warp Room of Crash
Bandicoot 3: Warped, and playable at any point in the game’s
“Adding a new level to Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy was
something we always wanted to do, and introducing Future Tense allows us
to give all Crash players something new to play just in time for
the multi-platform release,” said Jennifer Oneal, Studio Head at
“We hope Future Tense will allow players to re-experience that feeling
from the good ‘ol days when they first cracked open a Crash Bandicoot
game and had to figure out how to get past a brand-new challenge, or
find that one last crate,” added Future Tense level designers Ben Dorsey
and Stephen Ivanauskas. “And frankly, Crash Bandicoot levels are
fun to make!”
In addition to Future Tense’s arrival to the Crash Bandicoot N.
Sane Trilogy, fans on new platforms will also receive Stormy
Ascent as a bonus level starting June 29th. Existing Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogyowners onPlayStation®4
can download Stormy Ascent starting on June 15, 2018, as a bonus level
at no additional charge from the PlayStation Store. Released last year
on PlayStation®4, Stormy Ascent is the notoriously difficult, unfinished
level from the original Crash Bandicoot game, finished and
remastered to challenge the most hardened of Crash fans!
The world’s favorite marsupial will SPIN his way to new players on
Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Steam on June 29, 2018, marking the first
time that the original three games – Crash Bandicoot™,Crash
Bandicoot™2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot3:
Warped – will be playable on these platforms. The Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is available nowon
PlayStation®4 for the suggested retail price of $39.99. Existing Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogyowners onPlayStation®4
can download the bonus level from the PlayStation Store on June 29th
as well. Fans can pre-order the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
for all new platforms now for the same suggested retail price. Check out Crashbandicoot.com
for more details.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy lets bandicoots worldwide
experience the beloved ‘90s videogame icon like never before with more
than 100 levels to explore, dazzling “N. Hanced Fur-K” graphics and
cinematics, its acclaimed soundtrack, newly recorded dialogue from
familiar voice actors, and much more. For more information about the Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy follow @CrashBandicoot on Twitter,
Watch the official Future Tense trailer here.
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