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Crash Bandicoot Is Getting A New Mobile Runner Next Year

The game will also feature crafting and base-building alongside running.


Mobile developer King has announced Crash Bandicoot: On The Run!, a new mobile runner starring the freshly-revitalized Crash Bandicoot. Hot off the heels of Crash Bandicoot 4, this new title will look a lot like a classic Crash title, but Crash will run automatically and you'll control him with swipes.

Crash will have to deal with various enemies who try to impede him, including Neo Cortex, Nina, and Fake Crash (who looks a lot less funky than he did in Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped). There will be levels based on the Crash Bandicoot platformer series, and it seems like this won't be an infinite runner, so you can reach the end of levels.

The game will have crafting and base-building elements, so you can work towards goals outside of the levels. What exactly these systems will look like is unclear, however. There are also unlockable challenge runs that can be found by heading down hidden paths.

Asynchronous multiplayer is also offered, so you can compete with your friends on the same levels to see who's the better bandicoot.

Crash Bandicoot: On The Run! is targeting a Spring 2021 release, so it's still a few months away. You can pre-register on Android and iOS now, which will unlock a Blue Hyena skin in the game when it launches.

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