Spyro Reignited Trilogy coming to PS4, Xbox One in September

As rumored, Activision today announced that like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon is also getting a bundled, fully remastered re-release for most current gen consoles. The Crash N. Sane Trilogy was initially PS4 exclusive (but has since been announced for other platforms), but Spyro Reignited Trilogy will hit both the PS4 and Xbox One simultaneously on September 21st, 2018 for $39.99.

The trio of Spyro releases, which includes Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, is being remastered by Toys for Bob and will take advantage of the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X for those who have access to the upgraded platforms. The original PlayStation releases were developed by Insomniac Games for those not familiar with the series.

See some screens, complete with comparisons with the original releases along with an announcement trailer.

Spyro Reignited Trilogy screens:

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All Scaled Up Reveal Trailer | Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy | Spyro the Dragon

Read on for the press release and info for a cool Easter egg now found in the Crash N. Sane Trilogy.

Spyro has been unleashed! He?s all scaled up and ready to flare up some bad guys in Spyro Reignited Trilogy, a dynamic gaming collection that?s going to have fans ?Spyro-ing? out of control on Sept. 21. In Spyro Reignited Trilogy, gliding to new heights, unleashing fire-breathing attacks, and exploring lush environments is more fun in HD graphical glory on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and the family of Xbox One devices from Microsoft, including the Xbox One X. Spyro Reignited Trilogy introduces players to a fully remastered game collection of the three original Spyro games that started the phenomenon: Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto?s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon. The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is available now to pre-order via major retailers at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
In celebration of Spyro?s 20th anniversary, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. is bringing the heat to fans before his official return this September. As a throwback to the original Spyro unveil, starting today Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy players in North America on PlayStation 4 can enter the iconic code (? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? square) into their controllers in the Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped title screen to watch the Spyro Reignited Trilogy trailer.
Remade from the ground up by lead developer Toys for Bob, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy features the fun and nostalgic gameplay that fans remember with more than 100 levels, enhanced reward sequences, Spyro?s gang of zany dragons and other goofballs (including Sparx the Dragonfly, Hunter, Sheila, Agent 9 and Sgt. Byrd) and more. The trilogy also includes improved environments, updated controls, brand-new lighting and recreated cinematics for added flavor in this one-of-a-kind adventure.
“We’re deeply passionate about staying true to the legacy of the original three Spyro games with the Spyro Reignited Trilogy,? said Paul Yan, Chief Creative Officer, at Toys For Bob. ?We’ve poured a lot of love into making the personalities and worlds feel just like fans remember them, while also keeping the game collection surprisingly fresh with lush, high definition detail. We’re bringing back the Spyro we all fell in love with 20 years ago.”
Spyro Reignited Trilogy is an awesome gaming experience that builds on the excellence of the first three games. Each level in Spyro Reignited Trilogy is mapped faithfully from the originals. The characters are creatively re-imagined with additional flair allowing fans to rekindle the fire with Spyro and his crew like never-before. Players will experience a trilogy that?s loaded with an astonishing amount of detail, refreshed modern day mechanics, full analog stick support and smooth camera handling. Spyro Reignited Trilogy also re-imagines Stewart Copeland?s original soundtrack from the first three games.
Paying homage to fans, Tom Kenny, the original voice actor in Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage!, and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, has returned as the voice of Spyro in the trilogy Spyro Reignited Trilogy. For more information, please visit www.SpyroTheDragon.com and follow @SpyroTheDragon on Twitter and @Spyro on Facebook and Instagram. Lastly, subscribe to the YouTube channel at YouTube.com/SpyroTheDragon.