Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

Tony Hawk no longer works with Activision

The most famous skater the world has ever known confirms the split.

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The Tony Hawk Pro Skater series was a massive success during the early years of this century. In more recent years, the series struggled both in terms of sales and critical reception. Perhaps a sign of the times more than anything as video games featuring "extreme sports" have found it hard in recent years.

There have been indications that the deal between the skateboarding legend and Activision has run out, and even rumours that Tony Hawk would sign with EA for a fourth game in the Skate series. Now Tony Hawk himself has confirmed on Twitter that he was no longer collaborating with Activision.

"To anyone asking me to 'remaster' old games, or complaining about THPS servers being down: Activision owns the THPS license but I am no longer working with them. If I had the skills / authority to reboot servers or code games for newer systems on my own, I would be happy to..."

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