Hot Wheels Unleashed: Customisation, Skatepark, trailers, gameplay, release date, PS5 & more!

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Hot Wheels Unleashed looks set to take us back on a trip down memory lane.

An official Hot Wheels game is racing into life to let you experience the true majesty of this racing institution, and it looks incredible.

We've got everything you need to know about the game right here, from gameplay to release date and trailers!

Latest News - NEW Customisation trailer

One of the best things about Hot Wheels is how whacky they look, there really is a car for everyone.

Thankfully, it looks like you can do the same in-game as well, with the ability to customise everything from the cars, to the environment you're racing in, and even the tracks!

Gameplay Preview

We've had our first taste of hands-on gameplay, and Hot Wheels Unleashed looks incredible!

Now just a short wait until September and we can play the full game.

College Campus

We got an awesome in-depth look at some gameplay of the College Campus location, and it looks awesome.

Despite the game still being in pre-alpha, the gameplay revealed already makes it look phenomenal.

With the game launching at £39.99, it really is shaping up to be a must-have for late 2021.

Release date

In development with Milestone, the team behind MotoGP 21, Hot Wheels Unleashed is set to release on 30 September, 2021.

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A SENSE OF SCALE: It looks like your minature cars will be racing in a giant world

It will be available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC as well as the next-gen consoles of Xbox Series X|S and PS5.

“We continue to focus on engaging consumers with our brands through gaming platforms” Said Andrew Chan, Head of Digital Gaming, Mattel.

“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.”


The trailer for the game is here! While it doesn't contain much in the way of gameplay it does have that imagination-fuelled Hot Wheels feel to it.


Hot Wheels Unleased will include a variety of single-player game modes. This is alongside online mutliplayer and that most precious of things, split-screen multiplayer!

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WHAT'S GRAVITY?: It looks like the usual rulebook has been thrown out

While gameplay hasn't been revealed we do know a few things. There is a Track Editor in the game though, which could give you the freedom to create the circuit of your dreams.

We can't wait to see more from Hot Wheels Unleashed as it ramps up to release.

Car list

The full car list for Hot Wheels Unleashed is massive.

It will launch with 40 Hot Wheels cars, but that's not all. There are some iconic rides from film & TV as well, such as the Batmobile and KITT!

There are also real-world cars. The Honda S2000, Koenigsegg Jesko, and even a '55 Chevy will be in the game.

Overall there will be 60 cars in Hot Wheels Unleashed when it launches.

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