Steven Ross wrote: "The Jak & Daxter series are one of those Playstation classics that should be remembered and experienced. The wonderfully written storyline and storytelling exceeded everyone’s expectations in the past. Even compared to today’s standards, The Jak & Daxter series still impresses with its platforming gameplay that can compete with many games from this current generation.
I can remember the outstanding improvements Jak & Daxter: The Precurser of Legacy had over the Crash series. With the Power of the Playstation 2, character models, environments, and all other aspects were improved greatly. Now that it’s in HD, it’s simply beautiful. I would go so far as to say that the Jak & Daxter HD collection looks as good as some graphic engines on the Playstation 3. Even comparing to other HD collection, this game stands out above the rest."