Jak and Daxter series revival; Coming to PS4 this week!

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A couple of months back, Sony happened to release Jak and Dexter on PS4 with the intention to release the full series of this classic PS2 game. However, this was not accomplished and the company did not release anyother game on PS4 at that time. But this time around its going to release the complete series of the game by the end of the week.

So no more wait for the game lovers for the classic version of PS2 would be revived in a couple of days in the PS4, allowing you to relive the exciting moments.

 The Jak II, Jak 3 and Jak X Combat Racing trio would be available for user downlaod on the PS4 this december 6th. Added to this you can either test out each game individually or use the collective bundle to play to your heart’s content.

A glimpse of what to expect is in the following trailer;

There is no new for the price of the bundle, as no such info regarding the fixed price was released at the PlayStation blog. However, they did mention a theme to get everyone in classic PS2 spirit. The “Legacy Dashboard Theme” will be released according to the blog and would sell for around $2.99 at the PlayStation Store. The theme punched with a hint of nostalgia would bring back the great times of 2000’s with its special effects and sounds.

A brief overview of what to expect from the series and what would be a complete damper. On PS4, the games would run on 1080 peas, and would feature options of Shareplay and Trophy Support. But the damper is that you won’t get to relish the multiplayer mood in the Jak X: Combat Racing, the feature that made it so popular back in those days. So you have to make do with the split screen play.


For those not aware about the theme and the happenings of the game, here is a slight summary of what you are expected to do. This series was developed by Naughty Dog and it came with several installments with a number of installments. Which were then outsourced to High Impact Games. The first game of the series was released on December 3, 2001.

The games are a perfect match of the action, racing and puzzle solving, set in a fictional world full of fantasy elements and characters based on stupendous imagination. The gameplay involves the characters unveiling the secrets and mysteries with a classic edge to adventure and thrill.

So those who want to get immersed in a world full of fantasies and exotic characters where the fun doesn’t seem to end, the series is a perfect option to embark on witty journeys and let your imagination take control.

So for all those adventure seekers out there, who previously were unaware of the existence of Jak and Daxter, here is perfect opportunity for you guys to experience maximum thrill and adventure loaded with suspense and mystery. A whole new world of excitement and curiosity. The game was quite a hip game of its period and the producers have some very sweet memories of the first launch;

In the blog post, SIEA associate producer Bryan Pardilla remembers about what made Jak II such a special release for the young fans of the series. Talking about how a voice given to Jak changed the gameplay.

“The narrative tropes Naughty Dog explored in Jak and Daxter laid the foundation for the evolution of their highly innovative story telling. It put them on the path that led to the creation of future blockbuster franchises like Uncharted and The Last of Us and to think it all started with giving Jak his own voice. Jak 3 on PS4. In celebration of Naughty Dog’s rich heritage, it is with great pleasure that we present to you these Jak & Daxter classics on the PS4.”

Surely, it is one of the finest fun games around and you would definitely enjoy having a go at it. But for now wait till the 6th of December to actually relive the past!

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