Tony Hawk arrives for the Xbox

Activision's Xbox skateboarding game is now at retailers nationwide.


Activision has announced that Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2x is currently on store shelves, in time for the launch of the Microsoft Xbox. In addition to the 19 levels from the first two Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games, the Xbox version also includes five exclusive stages. Naturally, all the older levels have been improved visually, with greater detail and advanced textures and lighting effects.

"The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise is the perfect vehicle to showcase the raw power and flexibility of the Xbox,'' said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president of Activision worldwide studios. "The game features graphical and gameplay enhancements including lens flares and motion blurs, as well as massive levels and multiplayer system link play for up to eight persons.''

Activision will also release Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 on the Xbox.

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