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8 New Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Characters Revealed

June 23, 2020

By: Robert N. Adams

 
 
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Developer
Vicarious Visions
Publisher
Activision
Release Date
September 04,2020 (Calendar)
Genre
Sports, Arcade
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Eight new Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 characters have been revealed for the roster of this upcoming skating game. Although this remaster is bringing back a lot of the classic pros, it's also adding some new personalities into the mix — and one of them knows Mr. Hawk rather well indeed.

Check out the new Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 characters trailer to see some of these new faces in action!

 

It should be made clear that these new faces aren't going to be some kind of post-launch DLC — they're going to be made available in the game at launch according to a press release. While a few of these pros have featured in previous Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games, this marks the first time than any of them will be available in either Tony Hawk's Pro Skater or Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2.

Notably, one of the eight modern additions to the game is a very familiar face: Riley Hawk. While Tony Hawk's son is a fearsome skater in his own right, he's decided to go down the path of street skating rather than aiming for the high-flying antics of his dad's vert skating career.

 
 

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Who Are the 8 New Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Characters?

The addition of these new playable characters will give you even more choices for shredding it up all around the world. Who are the new people being added to the roster?

 
 
  • Lizzie Armanto
  • Leo Baker
  • Leticia Bufoni
  • Tyshawn Jones
  • Riley Hawk
  • Nyjah Huston
  • Aori Nishimura
  • Shane O'Neill

For now, those of you on a serious nostalgia trip can pre-purchase Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 on the Epic Games Store at the price of $39.99–$49.99 or your regional equivalent depending on which edition you buy. Console players can pick it up for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at the same price points.

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What do you think of the new Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 characters? Which one of the new pro skaters is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!