Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged Key Art

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged: New Features Showcased

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged was announced earlier this year, and there are a lot of new features coming that look to improve upon its predecessor.

Italian studio Milestone released Hot Wheels Unleashed back in 2021. The game was every racing fan’s dream to race on a Hot Wheels track, featuring over 40 tracks, 66 cars, and many different diverse licensed DLCs for players to expand their car collection.

The game allows players to play online multiplayer with 11 other racers, as well as design their own tracks to race on. It currently sits at a great score on Steam with 81% of its reviews being positive.

The sequel looks to take the original formula and improve heavily upon it. The base game roster looks to add over 130 vehicles, with new categories such as ATVs and Motorcycles. Plus, there is a brand new story mode, online co-op, and much more.

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged - Car Showcase
HWU2: Turbocharged Car Showcase, Image Credit – Milestone/Mattel

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged Upcoming Features

The gameplay trailer today, reveals new features for the game that promise to make the racing experience even more enjoyable than the original game.

Here are some of the new gameplay elements you can expect from Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged:

  • New jump traversal: Using boost, players can now jump or double jump their vehicles to find new shortcuts on the track or overtake opponents while avoiding obstacles.
  • Lateral dash: Racers will now be able to be more aggressive on the track by using the dash to shift left or right into their opponents, forcing them off the track.
  • New vehicle categories: Five new categories that determine how the car will react on the tracks.
  • Skill System/Skill Tree: A new skills system that allows players to customize their vehicle experience as well as upgrades for long-term gameplay.

It seems with the new gameplay and features, Milestone looks to give players an experience that will stand out in the racing game scene. There are improvements to the livery editor and track designer, and new track environments such as an arcade, a backyard, and even a mini-golf course.

Release Date, Platform, and Pre-order Details

Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged releases on October 19, 2023. It is available on PlayStation 4/5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and PC through Steam and Epic Games Store.

Preorders are live now for Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged. The Standard Edition is available on for USD$49.99, Deluxe Edition for USD$69.99, and includes Season Pass Vol.1 and Unstoppables Pack.

Lastly, the Legendary Edition is available for USD$89.99. It includes 3 days of early access, Season Pass Vol.1 & 2, Unstoppables Pack, Speed Kings Pack, and Just A Scratch Pack.

All preorders receive the Rust and Fast Pack as a bonus.


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