Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Adds Stormy Ascent Level

At today’s “Crash Bandicoot Then and Now” panel during San Diego Comic-Con, some big Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy news was delivered. The most noteworthy announcement was the never released level “Stormy Ascent” is now available to download from the PlayStation Store. Available for FREE for thirty days, and $2.99 thenafter, this level was designed by Naughty Dog for Crash’s debut outing, but didn’t make the final cut.

In addition, Dark Horse Comics announced a hardcover book, The Crash Bandicoot Files: How Willy the Wombat Sparked Marsupial Mania, will be released in March of 2018. The book “contains the original design document for Crash Bandicoot, along with original concept illustrations and insight into how Crash Bandicoot became the iconic character he is today.”

Also, Loot Crate will be “celebrating one of the greatest treasure hunts in gaming history with Bandicoot Booty not available anywhere else”, an exclusive Crash t-shirt. This will be available in their July Loot Crate, which you can secure by ordering a crate by 9pm on July 27 at

Finally, CrashMoji was announced, which will be an emoji and sticker app. This app will be available this week on the Apple App Store and on the Google Play Store. You’ll be able to type messages into the app to share as emojis, take selfies with the Sticker Cam and then add Crash, Aku Aku, and message them without having to cut and paste.

Here is the trailer for the “Stormy Ascent” level, courtesy of PlayStation Blog.


Written by John Payant

John Payant

PlayStation Nation editor and writer. Been playing games for over forty years. Maybe someday I’ll actually be good.

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