Mattel and Milestone have announced Hot Wheels Unleashed has officially passed 1 million sold copies worldwide since its launch in September.
“Ever since we announced Hot Wheels Unleashed back in February, we’ve received thousands of heartfelt messages from fans,” said Luisa Bixio, CEO of Milestone. “This milestone is the umpteenth display of affection from our passionate community.”
“Hot Wheels is all about encouraging the challenger spirit and Hot Wheels Unleashed brings that mission to life for gamers of all ages. We’re proud of this exciting milestone, and we look forward to even more fans discovering the game and new upcoming content as we head into 2022,” said Andrew Chan, Head of Digital Gaming, Mattel.
Hot Wheels Unleashed offers players the opportunity to drive the cars as if they were playing with the die-cast toys. The gameplay includes adrenaline-filled races, an extended choice of Hot Wheels vehicles with different attributes and rarity levels that players can customize with different skins, and jaw-dropping tracks set in everyday locations with special track pieces and interactive items. The game also features a revolutionary Track Editor that enables players to customize tracks in any game environment and share them with the game’s community.
Hot Wheels Unleashed is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. If you missed our review, make sure to read it here.
As fans of video games, we generally look to them as sources of fun, entertainment, and occasionally, nostalgia. While the latter may come into play to a lesser degree, nostalgia can often have more of an impact than all the other reasons combined. Enter Hot Wheels Unleashed, developed, and published by Milestone, a company that is counting on a high level of nostalgia to help transform many of us back into children. How? By conjuring up memories of living out our auto-centric fantasies on the local sidewalks, dirt paths, and of course those wonderful orange and blue flexible and connectable tracks designed solely for our enjoyment. With that said, let’s get into things here with this Hot Wheels Unleashed review.