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Crash Team Racing Gets Remastered With Nitro-Fueled

December 7, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Just in time for the game’s 20th anniversary, Crash Team Racing is set to return with a new HD remastered version, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. The game was announced at last night’s 2018 Game Awards event.

Due out later in June 2019, the game will be available as a multi-platform release that will debut competitive online gameplay for the classic kart racer. The game is also available to pre-order now in regular and digital deluxe editions.

The remake was developed by Beenox and built from the ground up. It remasters the original racing game and brings back the characters, karts, tracks and arenas to modern consoles with HD graphics. Crash characters in the game include Crash, Coco, Dr. Neo Cortex against the Nitros Oxide to save the planet from destruction. All the original modes of Adventure, Arcade Single Race, Cup Race, Time Trials and Battle Mode are back. Additionally, gamers can play single player or versus friends both online and offline.

Speaking on the title in an official press release, Beenox co-studio head Thomas Wilson stated: “The love that fans have for Crash Team Racing goes beyond just a fun kart racing game, and we’re excited to finally show fans what we’ve been working on to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Not only are we revamping Crash Team Racing from the kart up in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, we are giving fans a whole lot more including all the characters and tracks they love, with tons of added animations and personality that the original platform just couldn’t convey. We can’t wait to see fans go head-to-head as they test their Crash kart racing mettle in online multiplayer.”

The digital deluxe edition offers Nitros Oxide as a playable character from day one in all game modes. Also, it will include full Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled game, Oxide’s Hovercraft kart, space-themed character skins for Crash, Coco, Cortex, and much more.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled arrives on June 21, 2019. The game will be available for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox One X, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 4 Pro. You can check out the reveal trailer for the game that debuted during The Game Awards below.