Hot Wheels Unleashed has surpassed two million units sold and more than eight million players registered across all platforms, including PlayStation Plus and Xbox Game Pass players, developer Milestone announced. Players have collectively spent the equivalent of 929 years playing the game.
“We are always excited to find great partners that help us bring Mattel’s brands to fans in all-new ways,” said Mattel global head of digital gaming Mike DeLaet in a press release. “Milestone has done a phenomenal job with Hot Wheels Unleashed, and we’re thrilled that the Hot Wheels community has loved the game as much as we loved creating it.”
Milestone CEO Luisa Bixio added, “Hot Wheels boasts one of the most engaged and passionate fan bases of any brand in the world. We’re proud that Mattel trusted us to bring the brand to life in Hot Wheels Unleashed, and so pleased with how consumers have responded.”
Here is an overview of the game, via Milestone:
Collect the best vehicles in the Hot Wheels universe, build spectacular tracks and dive into breathtaking races.
- Collector or Artist? Both – The most iconic and sought after Hot Wheels vehicles are waiting for you. Get ready to make them race at full speed!
- Always Running – Prove your skills by competing in awesome races and get ready for pure fun! Drift, charge the booster and launch yourself into spectacular loops. But be careful! If you’re too slow gravity will do its job. The bigger the challenge, the greater the glory. Race side by side with your friends in split screen mode for 2 players or face up to 12 opponents in online challenges.
- Create the Shape of Your Track – Waiting to host your races are enormous interactive environments with their own distinguishing features, where every object can become an integral part of the track. Unleash your creativity with the most exciting track editor ever! Build your track by taking advantage of what surrounds you, and create amazing layouts inside and outside the race course. Bend and stretch the iconic “orange piece,” add loops, special boosters, obstacles and special elements to make an incredible amusement park for your races.
- Race in Your World – Furnish your own personal room with a huge number of elements that you will collect during your adventure and host the most amazing races inside it.