Crash Bandicoot 4 to get Nintendo Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S release next month

Next-gen owners can enjoy 4K Wumpa Fruit at 60fps.

Tough, retro platformer Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is getting a Nintendo Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S release on March 12. PC players, unfortunately, will still have to wait until later in 2021 to collect those Wumpa Fruits.

The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time promise the welcome boost to 4K resolutions and 60fps, as well as the expected boost to loading times. PS5 players will also get to enjoy a spot of adaptive trigger fun thanks to the DualSense controller.

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Anyone who owns the game on PS4 or Xbox One will be eligible for a free upgrade to the equivalent version on the next generation. Digital players PS4 owners, for example, should be able to find Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time’s PS5 release on the PlayStation Store for free. If you purchased the game on disc, you’ll need that in to download and play the updated version Likewise with Xbox Series X/S, Smart Delivery should ensure you can download the next-gen version without hassle.

If you’ve yet to finish the game – and we wouldn’t blame you give how difficult Toys For Bob's platformer can be – ther’s also the option to transfer save game data from your PS4 to the cloud, then download it once more on the PS5. Xbox Series X/S owners should find save data syncs automatically.

If you do pick up Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time when it releases on Nintendo Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S on March 12, you might want to check out the full controls guide we put together for it here.

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Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video games stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at, or catch him on Twitter.


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