New Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Coming in 2020 According to Potential Leak

New Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Coming in 2020 According to Potential Leak

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Are the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games coming back? Well, it certainly seems to be a possibility as the punk-inspired band The Death Set licensed a handful of songs for a “Tony Hawk 2020 game.”

As posted on Twitter by YouTuber TheNathanNS, they share a screenshot of a Facebook post from The Death Set. It blatantly states a Tony Hawk game is coming this year. The post reads, “Just licensed 5 new songs to Tony Hawk 2020 game. You’ll be hearing this shit soon.” At the time of this writing, it seems the band has taken the post down.

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Tony Hawk has been the star of a plethora of skateboarding games, some better than others. The most notable is the beloved Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series, which hasn’t had an entry since Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 in 2015. The Tony Hawk’s Ride series also brought the Birdman to consoles but with a skateboard peripheral you would actually “ride” on. Personaly, I think Ride is bad. I know, a very hot take.

Rumors for a new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater have been going around for quite a while now. The Nine Club Podcast had pro skater Lizzie Armanto guest back in October 2019 where she confirmed the game’s existence and that she’ll be in it.

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Personally, I really hope a new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game is actually in the works. Much of my childhood was spent playing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 and Tony Hawk’s Underground for absurd periods of time. If Activision and the developer can iron out the mistakes from the 2015 release, it would be a blast to go back to this series again.

If the arcade-stylings of Tony Hawk’s popular skateboarding series isn’t your bag, there are games currently available that focus on realism. Session and Skater XL are available now via Steam early access.