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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time comes to Xbox Series X and S on March 12

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What you need to know

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time first released for Xbox One and PS4 on October 2, 2020.
  • The game is developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision.
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is now coming to Xbox Series X and S on March 12.

A proper Crash Bandicoot sequel was finally released last year, with Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time from Toys for Bob and Activision releasing for Xbox One and PS4 on October 2, 2020. Now, Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on March 12.

This new version of the game features much faster loading thanks to the advanced SSDs, as well as 4K resolution on Xbox Series X. In addition to the higher-end Xbox consoles, Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is coming to PS5 and Nintendo Switch on the same day. Activision also confirmed that a PC release via Battle.net is coming at some point later in 2021, though no exact date was given.

If you already own Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time on Xbox One ort PS4, you can get a free upgrade to the Xbox Series X, S or PS5 version at no extra cost, except in Japan.

In our review of Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, editor Jennifer Locke wrote that "Taking you through several diverse dimensions with their own unique challenges, Crash Bandicoot 4 combines responsive controls and a gorgeous art style to create an exciting adventure. Do I remember the story? Not too much, but the gameplay is where Crash shines."

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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.