7.8GB Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Update on PS4 & Xbox One Adds New Content & Features

November 27, 2015Written by Jason Dunning

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With Activision promising to improve the game back on October 1, a big new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 update is now available to download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Taking up 7.811GB (the first update was 7.7GB), this patch adds new levels and character campaigns, adds the option to Return to Freeskate while in a Mission, updates several gameplay mechanics, makes minor UI fixes, and more, as you can see in the patch notes:

Content

  • Additional levels have been added (Underground, Wild West)
  • Additional character campaigns have been added (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tyler the Creator)
  • Lighting and visuals have been improved for several levels
  • Ability to regain Special Meter during a single combo has been added
  • Per-Mission Leaderboards have been added
  • Added option to “Return to Freeskate” while in a Mission or Mode
  • Added option to “Return to Freeskate” while search for the other player for Co-op Missions or Modes
  • Tutorial has been updated
  • Many Pro Skaters’ Textures have been updated
  • Several Pro Skaters have recived Sponsor update
  • Create-a-Park Levels have been updated
  • Increased the total number of Stat points a Campaign can earn from 128 to 150

Gameplay

  • Several gameplay mechanics within the levels have been updated
  • Grinds were updated in several of the levels

Networking

  • The User Generated Content Rating System has been updated
  • Added Likes/Dislikes to the User Generated Levels
  • New Challenge UI Flow for matching during FreeSkate has been added
  • Leaderboard functionality was updated
  • Several multiplayer modes have been added and updated
  • Modes added include “Daily Grind,” “Skate Hoarding” and “Manual Mayhem”

UI

  • More options for user preference have been added including:
  • Double tapping grind button to activate slam
  • Opt in/out of Global Voice Chat
  • Several UI audio effects have been added
  • Misc – minor UI fixes and improvements have been made

If you’re interested in purchasing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, it’s on sale as part of the PSN Black Friday deals right now.

As for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions, those were delayed into 2016 because the developers wanted to fix the PS4/XB1 versions first.

What do you think of the new update?

[Source: Eurogamer]