Hotshot Racing: Free DLC announced, Barrel Barrage, new races & more!

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The retro arcade racer Hotshot Racing took to the floor last month in the racing game sceen.

Since then, the game has amassed over 500,000 downloads on all platforms and continues to grow.

Just a month later, and a host of new content is coming to the game in the form of a free DLC.

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Let's take a look at it now!

Free DLC Expansion

This DLC for Hotshot Racing will be available for all players today, and you won't want to miss out.

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The new content includes new races, a Barrel Barrage mode and Boss Level Grand Prix.

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The new tracks all take the game to the next level, and are 8 Ball Highway, Cargo Chaos, Frozen Freeway and Surf City.

Each of the tracks is also stunning, but make sure to keep your eyes on the road!

Excitingly, all modes will be available on these tracks, not just Barrel Barrage and Boss Level Grand Prix!

Barrel Barrage Mode

The headline feature of this free DLC is the new Barrel Barrage game mode.

WATCH YOUR STEP: Fast reactions are needed to play Barrel Barrage
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WATCH YOUR STEP: Fast reactions are needed to play Barrel Barrage

Simply put, add explosive barrels to the breakneck pace of the Hotshot Racing cars, and there you have it.

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Once released form the back of a car, the barrel will explode when it hits another car.

This adds some tension to each race, and requires fast reactions to keep dodging the rolling bombs!

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The game itself has only been out a month, but the response has been phenomenal.

NEW VISTAS: The new tracks are simply awesome to look at!
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NEW VISTAS: The new tracks are simply awesome to look at!

With over 500k downloads, and a host of updates already, the developers really care for the community they're building.

The game is currently available for PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch for £15.99.

An absolute steal if you ask us, especially if this free DLC is anything to go by!