Top-Ranked Remastered Collection for PlayStation 4 to Delight Fans
of all Ages on Black Friday
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#e32017—Crash™
fans will have more to be thankful for this holiday season, as
Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
(NASDAQ: ATVI), shared today some of the hottest offerings of the season
for Crash Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy. On November 24,
participating retailers nationwide are getting into the Crash craze with
awesome deals, including GameStop and Walmart in the U.S. which will
have special Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Black Friday
bundles sure to make any gift giver or recipient happy. Additionally,
there’s plenty of officially-licensed Crash loot now available to
stock up on before the holiday rush.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy reached critical acclaim
as the top-selling¹ remastered PlayStation® 4 collection to date in
2017. IGN called the game “N. Credible fun,” while Common Sense Media
rated the game “5 out of 5 stars.” Game Informer said, “Vicarious
Visions made it fun again, without altering its DNA – a feat that
deserves recognition.” Biogamer Girl called it “an insanely addictive
Those who don’t own Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy yet
have the perfect opportunity to get in on the fun with two special Black
Friday bundle deals:
GameStop has revealed that its Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
Black Friday Bundle² will include the game — and a
never-before-released pair of collector’s edition Crash Bandicoot
socks! Hitting fans with the nostalgically-designed socks, this
GameStop Black Friday exclusive is bringing back the ‘90s. These
premium socks feature an iconic in-game image of Crash’s face with his
tongue sticking out, perfect for fans who want to spin, jump and wump
just like Crash!
Walmart also has announced that its Crash Bandicoot N. Sane
Trilogy Black Friday Bundle² will include the game, as well as
the Stormy Ascent level. Those who purchase the Walmart bundle will
get their hands on this notorious and insanely challenging level
chock-full of vial-throwing lab assistants, flying birds, retracting
steps iron spikes, and much more!
Shoppers with Crash fans on their lists will have plenty of
options to choose from this holiday season. Fans will be delighted by a
nine-inch vinyl, collectible Crash Bandicoot statue by First4Figures,
available now. Crash enthusiasts who wish to adorn themselves or
their homes with Crash gear have plenty of officially-licensed
options by Numskull,
including special Holiday sweaters, T- shirts, candles, mugs and more.
Fans can also check out Changes for Crash apparel at great stores
including Walmart, Amazon, Spencer’s and Urban Outfitters. Those who
want to round out their Funko! POP vinyl figure collection can
preorder amazon.com%2FFunko-Games-Bandicoot-Collectible-Figure%2Fdp%2FB0759HS8HD&esheet=51717228&newsitemid=20171115006136&lan=en-US&anchor=Crash+Bandicoot&index=4&md5=783ed92989807492f17688cd3f869442″ rel=”nofollow”>Crash
Bandicoot or Neo
Cortex figures now.
Crash Bandicoot, one of the most famous game characters in history,
takes center stage this holiday in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane
Trilogy. Featuring beautiful remastered HD graphics, fans can
play as Crash or his sister Coco in the three games that started it all: Crash
Bandicoot™, Crash Bandicoot™ 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash
Bandicoot™ 3: Warped. With more than 100 levels to explore, Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy takes advantage of PlayStation® 4
features and offers brand-new lighting, animations, textures, models and
recreated cinematics—all in dazzling “N. Hanced Fur-K” and PS4™ Pro HD.
For the first time, fans can enjoy seeing how they stack up against
their friends and other players around the world via online
leaderboards. Full analog stick support and a unified save system and
checkpoint system will make it easier for new fans to enjoy the classic
adventures, while improved bonus levels and time trials in this epic
trilogy will challenge the hardest of the ‘Coot core!
Activision and Vicarious Visions are honoring the heritage of Crash
throughout the trilogy in a variety of ways, including a fully
remastered game soundtrack packed with all the didgeridoos, xylophones
and thumpin’ bass lines you can handle, as well as newly recorded
dialogue from some of the familiar voice actors who appear in the
original Crash Bandicoot games, including Jess Harnell, Lex Lang
and Debi Derryberry, among others.
Developed by Vicarious Visions, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is
available now on PS4™ and PS4™ Pro. For more information about Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, please visit www.crashbandicoot.com
or follow @CrashBandicoot on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy Black Friday deals, including the dates,
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¹ Based on 2017 unit sales in North American and the European Union,
through September 2017, according to the NPD Group, GfK, GSD and
Activision Blizzard internal estimates.
² All pricing and offer
availability are determined by retailers and are subject to change in
their sole discretion.