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Activision does not have 'any other platforms to announce' for Spyro: Reignited Trilogy 'at this time'

The situation with Spyro: Reignited Trilogy potentially appearing on Switch is so confusing. It seems like something Activision would bring over, but nothing has been officially announced. Even Nintendo UK's online store had a full listing for the game, which was then yanked shortly thereafter. Is the collection coming to Switch or not? Here's the latest statement Activision offered up.

We're excited that even more Spyro fans will have the opportunity to experience the franchise on PS4 and XB1 platforms. We do not have any other platforms to announce at this time.

As you know, whenever a company says 'at this time,' it usually means something good for the future. We'll just have to cross our fingers for that being the case this time around.

First 4 Figures' Spyro the Dragon 8" PVC Statue - official trailer and making-of featurette


Exclusive edition
The package includes the following:-

Spyro™ the Dragon - Spyro™ 8" PVC painted statue - Limited Numbered Logo Base with Sparx Exclusive to First 4 Figures
Premium Deluxe Box Exclusive to First 4 Figures
Collectors Box
Authentication Card
Product Size:
Statue including base
Height - 8 inches (20cm)
Width - 6 inches (14cm)
Depth - 6 inches (14cm)
Weight: 500grams

Standard edition (Pre-orders available at Local Retailers)
The package includes the following:-

Spyro™ the Dragon - Spyro™ 8" PVC painted statue
Collectors Box
Authentication Card
Product Size:
Statue including base
Height - 8 inches (20cm)
Width - 6 inches (14cm)
Depth - 6 inches (14cm)
Weight: 500grams

First 4 Figures releasing Spyro 8" PVC Painted Statue

Even before we launched our Spyro resin statue on 18 July 2017, there already was a cry for a PVC version of Spyro the Dragon. A resounding 1,105 people petitioned for one. If the resin version turned out for the better, then First 4 Figures' Alex Davis would have looked into acquiring the license for the PVC version. Although TT Poll #22 for Spyro the Dragon only had 438 Yes votes, to our astonishment, our Spyro resin statue was a massive success. The edition size of the Exclusive version hit 1,300 pieces worldwide! To express our utmost gratitude, we decided to give back by upgrading the design of the gem box that comes with the Exclusive version.

Check out the full announcement here

Spyro Reignited Trilogy gives interesting answer concerning a possible release for the game on Switch

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy made it over to Switch, so could we see the same thing happen with the Spyro Reignited Trilogy?Toys For Bob Co-Studio Head Paul Yan had an interesting response when asked this very question.

"[We're] Not talking about anything else right now."

The same kind of response was given when asked about Crash Bandicoot coming to Switch, and look at what happened. I think it's only a matter of time.

GameSpot Video - Spyro Vs. Crash - Which Is Better?

Spyro: Reignited Trilogy and Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy bring the two beloved franchises to a whole new generation of gamers (and consoles), but which series is better? Fighting for Spyro is Oscar Dayus and repping Crash is Will Potter. Watch and decide who you think argued their case better in our poll!

Toys for Bob cannot comment on Spyro Reignited Trilogy for Switch

Toys for Bob is the developer behind the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. They're bringing the game to Xbox One and PS4 later this year, but what about Switch? We know Nintendo UK had a listing on their website for a bit, but that has since vanished. Could something be going on? IGN asked Toys for Bob about a Switch version, but unfortunately, the company said they were not able to comment on the matter.

Nintendo UK online store has listing for Spyro Reignited Trilogy

I don't know what's going on with this one, and it sure has me confused. Earlier today, Activision confirmed Spyro Reignited Trilogy for release on Xbox One and PS4. Nowhere in the press release did it say that a Switch version was coming, yet Nintendo UK's online store has a listing for it. There's even an option to preorder! If this was added to Nintendo UK's online store by accident, this was certainly a rather big mistake!

Thanks to Dakhil for the heads up!

First 4 Figures making Spyro figurine

Spyro the Dragon was first introduced in 1998. He's known as a young, energetic purple dragon with huge horns and spikes that resemble a mohawk. Spyro is portrayed as mischievous and curious dragon with little regard for his own safety. Spyro is also known as being stubborn and has a somewhat cocky attitude but he's a courageous hero as well.

In the original series, Gnasty Gnorc has trapped all of the dragons (except for Spyro) in crystal. He must then travel across the Dragon Realms saving the trapped dragons and finally defeating Gnasty.

Spyro's attacks consist of using his long horns to ram his opponents or breathing fire at them. For most of the games, Spyro has a dragonfly companion by the name of Sparx. Sparx represents Spyro's health. Sparx's color relates to how much health Spyro has. Spyro can regain health by eating butterflies that appear when attacking enemies.

Activision not giving up on Skylanders, says the company will "find their way" with the franchise

Coming from a GamesIndustry interview with Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg...

"I never thought [toys-to-life] was dead, I just thought it was overcrowded. There was an imbalance between supply and demand. I think at one point there was a couple of hundred linear feet of shelf space in stores featuring toys-to-life games from four of the biggest marketers of kids IP in the world.

A new market had been created with Skylanders. It was a way of making toys relevant to 21st century kids, who are interactive entertainment consumers in their DNA. And so, on one level, it wasn't surprising to see that rush into the genre. But it certainly did create a more difficult macro environment. Skylanders... we're still behind it. We have supported [last year's game] Imaginators with expansion packs in the way that we didn't with previous games. We have a great Skylanders TV series on Netflix. We have a mobile game in development that we are very excited about. And we are going to see what the right way is to continue to invest in it.

None of the current generation of consoles have quite captured that family, casual gaming market in the same way as the Wii did. Not even the Wii U. Skylanders' bread and butter is the kids, family and casual gaming market. So the absence of that stronghold in the hardware ecosystem was a difficult thing as well. But look, we want to go where gamers are. Certainly kids are still playing games, they're just playing them on different platforms. A lot of casual gaming has moved to mobile. With Skylanders, we will find our way."