Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged Announced for Switch
Milestone, the developer behind the popular racing game Hot Wheels Unleashed, has officially announced the sequel, Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged. The game is set to launch on the Nintendo Switch later this year, following previous leaks about its development.
What to Expect in Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged
The upcoming sequel promises to bring exciting new features and improvements to the Hot Wheels racing experience. Here are some of the highlights:
- Expanded Vehicle Selection: Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged will offer access to over 130 vehicles, including Hot Wheels Originals, Hot Wheels Monster Trucks, and vehicles from the entertainment world.
- Motorbikes and ATVs: Players will now have the option to race with motorbikes and ATVs, each with their own unique racing style.
- New Locations: The game will introduce five brand new locations for players to explore and conquer.
- Improved Gameplay: Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged will feature new terrains that directly affect the handling of vehicles, adding an extra layer of strategy to the races.
- Exciting Moves: In addition to the classic Drift and Boost, players can now perform new moves like Lateral Dash and Single or Double Jump to outmaneuver opponents and discover secret shortcuts.
- Diverse Game Modes: The game will offer various game modes, both offline and online, catering to different playstyles and preferences.
- Track Editor and Livery Editor: Players can unleash their creativity with the powerful Track Editor and design their own dream tracks. The improved Livery Editor allows for the customization of cars with new tools like the Stickers Editor.
- Story-Driven Adventure: Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged introduces a brand new campaign mode with an original story. Players will embark on an adventure to save the city from creatures by winning races and overcoming challenges.
Developer and Publisher Statements
Milestone CEO Luisa Bixio expressed her excitement about the announcement, stating, “We are truly delighted with the enthusiasm shown by the press and players toward the first Hot Wheels Unleashed, which became a global success that reached more than eight million players worldwide. With Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged, we decided to create a brand-new gaming experience to raise the bar for arcade fun even higher.”
Mike DeLaet, global head of digital gaming at Mattel, the parent company of Hot Wheels, added, “Following the enormous success of Hot Wheels Unleashed, we are thrilled to join forces once again with our talented partners at Milestone to bring fans an all-new game with next-level graphics and even bigger thrills.”
Exciting Gameplay Revealed
Accompanying the announcement, a gameplay trailer for Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged has been released, showcasing the fast-paced and adrenaline-fueled racing action players can expect. The trailer highlights the new features, stunning environments, and intense races that await fans of the franchise.
Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged is set to deliver an exhilarating racing experience with its expanded vehicle selection, new locations, improved gameplay mechanics, and diverse game modes. Fans of the franchise can look forward to unleashing their creativity with the Track Editor and customizing their cars with the enhanced Livery Editor. With the addition of a story-driven adventure mode, the sequel aims to provide an even more immersive and thrilling Hot Wheels experience. Stay tuned for more updates on Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged as its release on the Nintendo Switch draws near.