Hot Wheels Unleashed announced for consoles and PC
Mattel and Milestone, the team behind the MotoGP series, have announced Hot Wheels Unleashed, a new arcade-style racing game for consoles and PC.
The upcoming game will let players race on Hot Wheel’s iconic orange tracks in a number of single-player and multiplayer modes, with support for split-screen gameplay. Players can “drive the cars as if they were playing with the die-cast toys” and customize them with different skins.
Unleashed also features a Track Editor that allows players to create custom tracks in any of the game’s environments and then share them online. Watch the debut trailer below:
“We continue to focus on engaging consumers with our brands through gaming platforms,” Andrew Chan, Head of Digital Gaming at Mattel, said. “Hot Wheels is all about encouraging the challenger spirit and Hot Wheels Unleashed brings that mission to life for gamers of all ages. Milestone’s expertise in racing game development has enabled us to transform the Hot Wheels brand into a compelling console and PC gaming experience for both current Hot Wheels fans and gamers who may be rediscovering the iconic brand.”
“Like many other team members who worked on the game, I’ve been playing with Hot Wheels since I was a child, and today I’m still a hungry Hot Wheels fan and collector,” Michele Caletti, Executive Producer at Milestone, added. “This is the reason why we’re all so committed in delivering the purest and most authentic Hot Wheels gameplay experience ever in a videogame. We owe it to the Hot Wheels community and to our inner children.”
Hot Wheels Unleashed is scheduled to launch on September 30th, 2021, for Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
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