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Ride a wave back in time with Subway Surfers Classic’s new update

Subway Surfers Classic brings us back to the beginning, but with some new characters, features, and fun social media filters.

Key art of Subway Surfers classic showing off old and new characters running along a train track

Do you remember, many moons ago, when a new game came out called Subway Surfers? Well, you can relive the game as it used to be with Subway Surfers Classic, part of the game’s biggest-ever update to celebrate the 12th anniversary.

Sybo, the studio behind the absolute smash hit game, announced that Subway Surfers Classic launches as a limited-time event from May 13 to June 2, where the game turns back to how it originally looked way back in 2012 – how many of you remember that? I do, and there’s a reason it’s one of the best mobile games out there.

The update also brings a range of new characters you can play, each one inspired by Subway Surfers’ history and its community. These new faces include Hammy-Bee, a fan-made creation that won the Craft-A-Character Competition, a Pixel Jake to coincide with the retro theme of the update, and Guard King, a character featuring in many of the game’s social media posts and comment sections.

You can also, finally, create your own player profile in the game after it being a highly requested feature. Here, you can share your progress with millions of other players. Not only that but there’s now a shareable overview of your game – which is perfect for all those TikTok stories that need a background video to go with them. Admit it, you’ve watched them, too.

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Finally, Sybo also has a range of filters available on TikTok and Instagram, created with renowned designers @aida.creator and @maya_loves_hobi, for fans to use across the social media platforms.

If this inspires you to go back to some other excellent mobile games, here’s how many levels there are Candy Crush and some retro game consoles to play your old favorites on.