Yes, it’s true! Fans have been burning for his return, and the time is finally here. That purple egg has hatched, and Spyro the Dragon has been unleashed! He’s all scaled up and ready to roast some bad guys, because today we are excited to announce the Spyro Reignited Trilogy!
Everyone’s favorite little purple firestarter will be coming in hot on September 21 when the Spyro Reignited Trilogy arrives on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, and the family of Xbox One devices from Microsoft, including the Xbox One X.
The Spyro Reignited Trilogy introduces players to a completely remastered game collection of the three original games that started the phenomenon: Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon. Now fans can rekindle the fire with the beloved ‘90s video game icon like never-before.
But wait, that’s not all! In celebration of Spyro’s 20th anniversary, we’re bringing the heat to fans before his official return in September. As a throwback to the original Spyro unveil, starting today Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy players on PlayStation 4 in North America can enter the iconic code (↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → square) using 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, and Spyro’s gang of zany dragons and other goofballs including Sparx the Dragonfly, Hunter, Sheila, Agent 9, 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."
The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is an awesome gaming experience that builds on the excellence of the first three games. Each level in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy is mapped faithfully from the originals, and 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.
And if all of that isn’t enough, we have two more exciting tidbits to share with you! In an 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. Not only that, but the collection also delivers a wicked remaster of Stewart Copeland’s original soundtrack from the first three games.
Awesome dragon, awesome voice, awesome music, and awesome gameplay. What more can you ask for? We’re all fired up! The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is available for pre-order from major retailers right now for a suggested retail price of $39.99! So, get your purple on, and hurry up September!
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