When the quarantined world needed skateboarding more, Tony Hawk taught us how to split online. Now, in our COVID-19 fever dream, it reappears in the form of a “Trit Hawk burrito,” which comes with a free side of gaming influence: access to Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 storage demo for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC.
Chipotle announced Monday that the first 2,000 customers to order the new Tony Hawk burrito on the Chipotle mobile app or through its website will receive a code via email that then allows access to the reopening demo version of skater franchise. This means you need to have an account, but you can set it up in less time than it takes to delete on your first attempt to skate trick.
The Burrito Hawk is available now through August 14th. Great made with brown rice, black beans, chicken, tomato-red hot sauce and shellfish. In other words, Chipotle’s novelty here lies in the demo code, not in a combination of unknown ingredients or black Tony-shaped beans.
“This first-of-its-kind menu integration gives our fans a chance to eat like the greatest skater of all time and have access to demos for one of the most anticipated summer game releases,” said Chris Brandt. Chipotle chief marketing officer, in a press release. “Real athletes need real food, and Chipotle is excited to continue to be part of Tony’s training routine, whether it be racing in a skatepark or in a video game.”
Tony Hawk and Pro Skater 1 and 2, which was first released in 1999 and 2000 respectively, mainly informed about the hair of my classmate girlfriends. It’s a beloved video game that I haven’t stopped hearing about since its release, and Hawk said in the press release that the game will be enjoyable for all old and new players.
“Whether you are a THPS veteran player or new to the game, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 and 2 have something for everyone,” he said.
Hawk also noted that Chipotle burritos are “a preferred way to fuel after long wheel sessions”, suggesting that we all know how to skate. Let’s make it proud if you don’t have a skateboard around, try the cartoon version Hawk has shattered with
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