Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is being Optimized for Xbox Series X|S, PS5, coming to Switch later this year

Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 2 Outdoors Night
Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 2 Outdoors Night (Image credit: Activision)

What you need to know

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is the faithful remake of two classic Tony Hawk's skateboarding games.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is heading to Xbox Series X|S and PS5, with up to 4K / 60fps support, spatial audio, atmospheric enhancements, and more.
  • The game's next-gen enhancements release on March 26, 2021, is already included in the Digital Deluxe Edition.
  • It's also heading to Nintendo Switch sometime in 2021, but an exact date hasn't been announced yet.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 was a rare moment in gaming, when a video game delivered exactly what it promised to and more. A faithful and incredible remake of the beloved classic skateboarding games, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 has been very well-received by critics and fans alike. The game is already available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4, and through next-gen consoles through backward compatibility. The next step for Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a beautiful next-gen update (opens in new tab), which is coming to Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PS5 on March 26, 2021.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 will look amazing playing on Xbox Series X|S and PS5, with a ton of enhancements planned. The update will include:

  • 1080p at 120fps / 4K at 60fps on Xbox Series X and PS5
  • 1440p (upscaled to 4K) at 60fps on Xbox Series S
  • Spacial audio support
  • Atmospheric enhancements like better dynamic shadows, reflections, lens flare, skater textures, and more
  • Faster load times on next-gen consoles

The next-gen update is included in the Digital Deluxe Edition of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2. If you're rocking the standard version of the game, you'll be able to upgrade to the Deluxe Edition for $10 on your platform of choice. The Deluxe Edition also comes with other additions.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch sometime in 2021, although an exact release date wasn't revealed.

If you haven't experienced Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 yet and are a fan of this genre of games, it's absolutely worth your consideration. In our Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 review, our Miles Dompier said it "manages to deliver a gaming experience greater than my fondest memories of the franchise. These classic games look and feel better than ever."

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Zachary Boddy
Staff Writer

Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer primarily focused on covering the latest news, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been with Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019. While originally brought on to write about all things Minecraft, Zachary has since expanded to write about practically everything that Windows Central covers. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.