Burnout Paradise HD Remaster apparently launching in Japan on PS4

Burnout Paradise HD Remaster apparently launching in Japan on PS4
Colm Ahern Updated on by

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Regarded by many as Criterion’s masterpiece, open world racer Burnout Paradise is apparently making a comeback in the form of a HD remaster for PlayStation 4 in Japan.

Gematsu reports that the tentatively titled Burnout Paradise HD Remaster will be available in the East Asian country on March 16.

At the tail end of last year Brazilian site GamePress spotted retail listings for both PS4 and Xbox One editions of this supposed HD remaster, so if it does come out and reach our shores it’s likely it’ll be released on Microsoft’s home console, as well as Sony’s.

In our review for Burnout Paradise 10 years ago we said ‘For true next-gen arcade racing thrills Burnout Paradise is most definitely your best option. Criterion has delivered a game that every gamer should have in their collection.

There’s been no official word on this just yet, but my word it’d be lovely to revisit that environment and listen W. Axl’s wailing.