Ratchet & Clank HD Collection Announced!


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Hey everyone,

It’s amazing that it has been almost ten years since the release of the original Ratchet & Clank on PlayStation 2. A lot has changed since 2002, but your loyalty to our furry Lombax and his faithful robot companion has endured. As we reach the 10th Anniversary of Ratchet & Clank, we wanted to commemorate the achievement of the Ratchet & Clank saga.

Today, we’re delighted to announce the Ratchet & Clank 10th Anniversary Celebration, which also simultaneously addresses the biggest current request from our fans; The Ratchet & Clank Collection . This will contain Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando and Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal – all remastered by Idol Minds, working closely with our team at Insomniac. In addition to a full 1080p HD remaster, and 720p 3D support, of all three games and the inclusion of three platinum trophies, we’re happy to confirm that the online competitive multiplayer from Up Your Arsenal will be included. Now you can check out the acclaimed multiplayer mode that many of you didn’t get to experience the first time on PlayStation 2.

The collection will release this fall in North America. I know it’s a little bit later than the Spring European release, but it’s because we have something very special planned to celebrate the tenth anniversary, and we’ll share all the details very soon. We’re also working to make a special bonus available for fans who wait in North America, details when we can share!

We’re so excited that Sony has worked to give our original Ratchet & Clank PlayStation 2 adventures the HD remaster treatment. Stay tuned in the coming months for more on the Ratchet & Clank 10th Anniversary Celebration, as well as more details, screenshots and footage as we near the release of the Ratchet & Clank Collection.

-Ted

  • TheMudkip12345

    I played UYA’s multiplayer with a friend. I loved it and there were only two peopele playing. I can’t wait to see how awesome it will be with even more people.
    Is there any chance of Gladiator / Deadlocked being released on PSN? My copy broke. I don’t even care if there is no HD or trophies, I just want the game.

  • RENLAPFOUR

    So looking forward to these games on PS3!!!!!

  • DarkMegamanSX900

    looking forward to this Its been a long time and so many people wanted this game to come so Iam happy to this game come one about dam time LOL

  • Mahuru

    Yes!! Man, I was so happy when I heard this news, I’m so excited!
    I can’t wait to play the multiplayer in up your arsenal, I had so much fun as a kid playing the local play with my friends, but I never experienced it online, should be fun!

  • Jaycue58

    Can ardlee wait for this release…….. played em to death on PS2 but my concern again why are eu players not having somethin special for their loyalty………….Huh!

  • TheGodWars

    I hope the rest of the world gets the 10nth year anniversary special thing, as i’m from uk and i have pre ordered R&C Collection, and i’m hoping i get the special thing aswel! Even if its not when i get the game i hope its when usa gets game and i hope the special thing is Deadlocked/Gladiator.

  • Jaycue58

    Im a UK player an i bet we will get zilch as usual ………..ho hum !

  • debonairdarkling

    jaycue58, well on a bright side, you can purchase better music and more cd5/12″/cd3 singles… though that is a far cry from this point, but it is something

  • Jaycue58

    I suppose your rite, shud stop being so negative it just something i feel strongly about,as we pay more than anyone else in the world for our games and get nil…………………… duh! my last word on the subject .

    • nikoinlc

      I guess the australians get the price for most expensive games. Anyway, I’m looking forward to play these games again and see what the americans get aswell as the 10th anniversary (I assume you guess will have some videos of the event once it’s over :) )

      • Jaycue58

        nikoinic………..i stand corrected …………………lmao

  • Zachary Neilson

    what is happening with the american version what special thing does this one have that all the others don’t

  • bangongas

    Yes, looking forward to these games on PS3!!!!!

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  • Riley Whitlatch

    yes yes yes i wonder if they will ever have a 15 year aneversary pack with deadlockd,sizematters,or maby even secret agent clank.

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  • Mononucleosus

    OMFG! The excitement, the Memories, the Awesomeness. I cant wait to replay my favorite series on PS3. CAPTAIN COPERNICUS QUARK & HIS CROTCHITIZER ARE BACK!! I just hope Deadlock will be an add-on or is buyable on the Plastation Network afterwords.

  • Jaycue58

    Anybody found out what our US friends will have special for their delayed release ?????????

  • Jaycue58

    Darn it wish i had gone through the site before i made that last comment ! Soooooooooooo mabe we mite get sumfing for the speculated delay ………………………………………….. um………. not…………………. lmao

  • S-r-e-x

    Will the climbing glitch be kept? Pleeaaaase say you’ll keep the climbing glitch? I still want to scale them skyscrapers…

  • acemaster

    that’s great ted i think you shold have put rachet deadloced in there too

  • Boltdragon31

    this is going to be fun to see. it may very well be the only reason i bother to get a ps3, especially considering their lack of backwards compatibility

  • opus-v

    I love you guys! I own every Spyro and almost all of the RC games except All 4 One. I’ve been hoping for sometime that you guys would get the first 3 RC games on PSN and in HD and my wish has come true! I can’t wait. Can’t we get it sooner ;)

  • crazyfan1

    Finally I’ve been wanting this game for a long time ever since The Sly Collection !!!!! :D

  • TheAJD321

    Oh my, I cant believe that this collection will come and Im like so excited now that I finally get to remember when I used to play all the old Ratchet and Clank games back then, and now this is brilliant! :D Looking so forward for this to come! Get to experience three classic games again, now on PS3!

  • Eric

    So you finally get this collection out and it has so many glitches that I can’t finish the first game. I thought it might be my disk so I got a new one. Same problem. I haven’t had these problems on my PS2 version.
    Are there any fixes