Last yr, Rocket League developer Psyonix added iconic Hot Wheels autos to its well-liked automotive soccer online game. This yr, Hot Wheels returns the favor, recreating the online game in miniature with the Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set.
While I’d have been glad with a few conventional Hot Wheels vehicles and a marble, the RC Rivals set is all kinds of fancy. It comes with a tiny stadium with infrared sensors within the objectives and LCD scoreboards. The recreation ball transmits an IR sign, so when the ball passes by means of the purpose, the complete factor explodes. Or the rating ticks up one. Probably the very last thing.
Best of all, the set comes with bluetooth-connected Octane and Dominus battle vehicles, which gamers can management with their telephone or pill. Hopefully there’ll be extra vehicles to buy, so gamers can get a four-on-four battle going. And whereas the vehicles aren’t more likely to bounce, that’s nothing some well-placed firecrackers can’t repair.
I prefer it. These two manufacturers had been made for one another, and it seems to be like Mattel and Psyonix have large issues deliberate, together with extra Hot Wheels DLC for the online game portion of the partnership.
“We’re thrilled to additional our partnership with Hot Wheels and produce Rocket League to life with this upcoming toy set,” stated Jeremy Dunham, Psyonix’s vice chairman of publishing, by way of official announcement. “But that’s only the start of what we now have deliberate. You can count on to see some actually, actually cool issues come out of our new Hot Wheels alliance.”
The Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set is due in shops this fall. No worth but, however I’m assured it should price greater than a duplicate of Rocket League.