The Crash Bandicoot series is not dead, just resting, Activision has said.
A representative with the company told Game Informer that Activision continues to own the Crash IP and is currently considering potential avenues to resurrect the franchise.
“Activision owns Crash Bandicoot and we continue to explore ways in which we could bring the beloved series back to life,” a representative said.
It was suggested last week that the Crash IP may have switched hands and gone to Sony after all mention of Crash was removed from Activision's website.
The Crash Bandicoot platformer series was created at Naughty Dog and has sold millions of copies across dozens of games released to date. The latest entry in the series was 2010's iPhone racing game Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2.