‘Rocket League” 2017: Classic Hot Wheels, Six Decals Coming On Feb. 21 For $1.99; PC, PS4 Open Qualifiers For North America. Europe Opens

By Ben Lindon , Updated Feb 12, 2017 11:01 PM EST

"Rocket League" players who are also avid fans of the United States-based die-cast toy car maker, Hot Wheels, owned by Mattel, will soon be up for a treat.  They will soon be able to add to their car collections the Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker models.

"Rocket League" Will Soon Have Classic Hot Wheels Car In Game

The new "Rocket League" Hot Wheel models will be available starting Feb. 21 for $1.99 each. Along with the car model, Pysionix, the game developer, and publisher, will also include an exclusive set of wheels.  Players will also be able to dress up their ride by the included six decals, according to Engadget.

Psyonix and Mattel announced their partnership to the delight of the popular vehicle soccer game that was first released last 2015 for the PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.  By February the following year, it was released for the Xbox One.

The multiplayer online game is basically a soccer match between two opposing teams.  However, instead of human players running across the field, they are replaced by rocket-powered cars. "Rocket League" players who do not want to shell out any money can still obtain Hot Wheels accessories like an exclusive antenna and a topper, designed as a Shark Bite and a Treasure Hunt flag.   

"Rocket League's" Third Championship Series Is Now Accepting Participants From North America, Europe

Meanwhile, "Rocket League" Windows PC and PlayStation 4 players, who think that they are the best in the game, can participate in the Open Qualifier of the game for the North American and European regions.  Each region will be represented by eight teams, 16 players total will compete in the game's largest prize pool in its esports history.  A total cash price of $300,000 will be given away during the tournament, Express reports.

The upcoming event is the third esports contest for "Rocket League" and will be the first time to include players from the Oceania region.  This includes players from Australia, Melanesia and Micronesia.  However, Pysionix has not published any details yet for the new region, but it is expected to be announced within the next few weeks.

"Rocket League" Hot Wheel collection will be available starting Feb. 21. Watch Rocket League® - Hot Wheels Trailer.


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