Anyone who has always imagined Barbie’s dream mobile to be a little different should be able to do so after the launch of Hot Wheels Unleashed (from 49,99
€ at pre-order) get their money’s worth. As is well known, Milestone’s arcade racing game will be released on September 30th, but Mattel’s guest stars such as Barbie and the Masters of the Universe will only be participating later.
Milestone has announced that various free and compulsory DLCs will add all kinds of new pilots. Three “Hot Wheels Passes” later unlock both “Hot Wheels Originals” and other well-known brands, including Barbie, the DC Universe, Masters of the Universe, Street Fighter and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In the area of mobile pedestals, Aston Martin, BMW and McLaren, among others, will be submitted later.
The official starting shot will be given on September 30th for all supported platforms – namely PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The PC version will be available on disc, on Steam and in the Epic Games Store.
Screenshot – Hot Wheels Unleashed (PC, PS4, PlayStation5, Switch, One, XboxSeriesX)
“Free and premium DLCs are released at regular intervals and contain vehicles, track construction modules, customization items and exclusive expansion sets, along with other environments. There will also be entire racing seasons, time-limited challenges with new vehicles and special rewards. (…)
Hot Wheels Pass Vol. 1 will be available upon launch and includes ten popular brands including Barbie, DC ™, Street Fighter ™ and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In addition, three customization packs and three modules for route construction are included in the first expansion pass. DC even donated a Batman DLC expansion. Details on the HOT WHEELS – Batman Expansion and the Hot Wheels Passes Vol. 2 and Vol. 3 will be announced at a later date.
Hot Wheels Unleashed has 66 vehicles ready for launch, many of them iconic, including the Batmobile from DC ™, the Party Wagon from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Snoopy from Peanuts, KITT from NBC’s Knight Rider, and the Time Machine from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainments Back to the future. There is an overview here. ”