Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, which launched to great success with fairly positive reviews, dropped a clue that the next classic PlayStation franchise to receive the remaster treatment is Spyro the Dragon.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy includes "remastered plus" versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped. Will we soon see the same treatment for Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage!, and Spyro: Year of the Dragon?

'Spyro The Dragon' Clue In 'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'

The clue in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy that hints at a possible Spyro the Dragon remaster was discovered by YouTuber ThornsOfSerenity.

In Crash Bandicoot: Warped for the PlayStation 1, players can try out a demo of Spyro the Dragon by inputting a special code of up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, square at the game's title screen. When the YouTuber tried it while hovering over the Crash Bandicoot: Warped menu within Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, the cursor disappears.

Developer Vicarious Visions had to have intentionally programmed the function into the game. The code only does something when tried on the Crash Bandicoot: Warped menu and not on the Crash Bandicoot and Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back menus. This means that it could be a subtle Easter egg for players who remember the code from the original PlayStation 1 game, but it could also be a clue for something far bigger.

Spyro The Dragon Remasters Coming Next?

Rumors of Spyro the Dragon remasters first surfaced last month when the official PlayStation Netherlands Facebook page shared an image of Spyro alongside iconic PlayStation characters Crash Bandicoot, Kratos from God of War, Parappa the Rapper, and Kat from Gravity Rush. Interestingly, all the characters have appeared on the PlayStation 4 except for Spyro, hinting that the dragon will also soon arrive on the current-generation console.

It should also be noted that Activision, the publisher of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, owns the rights to Spyro the Dragon. Vicarious Visions has also worked on games that featured the purple firebreather, which means that if the two companies decide to go ahead with the project, a remastered Spyro the Dragon trilogy is certainly possible.

The code working in Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy could mean that a demo for a remastered Spyro the Dragon could be accessed once it is ready. How far that is in the future, however, remains unclear.

New 'Crash Bandicoot' Game In The Works?

Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy creative director Dan Tanguay previously said that an all-new Crash Bandicoot game is certainly possible, depending on how well the remastered collections performs in the market and if the decision will be made by the company's executives.

However, the launch of a project to remaster the Spyro the Dragon trilogy is also likely hinging on the commercial success of Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy. If the project pushes through, PlayStation 4 owners who have been around since the original PlayStation will once again enjoy the presence of the console's unofficial mascots in its early years.

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