Soon you'll be able to play Rocket League in real life

Soon you'll be able to play Rocket League in real life

With Hot Wheels making its way onto the tracks in Rocket League, an IRL RC counterpart isn't that surprising.

The sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, Rocket League expands on its successful pedigree with improved graphics and physics systems, a robust new single-player campaign, considerable customization options, and a fully-charged multiplayer game geared for a next-generation action-sports experience. No, the boost pads don't work, but at least it should come with an LCD scoreboard. The set will feature bluetooth-connected Octane and Dominus Battle-Cars which players will be able to control with their own smart devices.

This promotion is an offshoot from the huge Hot Wheels collaboration between Rocket League and the toy manufacturer, so it looks like this was a match made in heaven. And while the cars aren't likely to jump, that's nothing some well-placed firecrackers can't fix.

"We're thrilled to further our partnership with Hot Wheels and bring Rocket League to life with this upcoming toy set", said Jeremy Dunham, Psyonix's vice president of publishing. It's a set that comes with two smartphone-controlled cars, as well as a play mat with goals, an IR ball, and a charging mat for the cars and the ball. But that's just the beginning of what we have planned. No Australian price yet, but it'll run you $US179.99 ($229) in the United States - quite a bit more than a copy of Rocket League. To see more of this awesome toy set, Hot Wheels is revealing it at the New York Toy Fair event.

Related News:

  • Senate Kicks off Immigration Debate

    Senate Kicks off Immigration Debate

    Several Democrats have said Trump's plan is dead on arrival because it would so dramatically curb legal immigration . Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) failed to get a broad agreement favored by the White House.
    Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote

    Leadership row embroils Angela Merkel's coalition partners ahead of key vote

    In a cartoon on Tuesday, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily showed Nahles with a whip riding an SPD snail. SPD members will vote on the coalition deal next month - the result is expected on 4 March.
    Rohit, Kuldeep shine in maiden bilateral series win in SA

    Rohit, Kuldeep shine in maiden bilateral series win in SA

    Sharma lasted for more than 40 overs finally being dismissed for a 126 ball 115 with the score on 236/4. In that particular game, India batted first and SouthAfrica came out to chase 202 runs off 28 overs.
  • FBI, CIA Warn Against Buying Huawei Phones

    FBI, CIA Warn Against Buying Huawei Phones

    The closest successful attempt to do so happened earlier this year as Huawei was preparing to launch their Mate 10 device. Wray warned that such level of power will allow Chinese agencies to exert control over the US communications networks.
    Who is the youngest American gold medal victor  in Winter Olympics history?

    Who is the youngest American gold medal victor in Winter Olympics history?

    White scored 97.75 on his final run to pip Japan's Ayumu Hirano as he claimed his third Olympic gold and his country's 100th. Women's soccer player Kelly O'Hara, a World Cup and Olympic victor was clearly moved by White's celebratory tears.
    Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India

    Xiaomi rolls out Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India

    It has the same release date as the Redmi Note 5 - February 22 - and will also be available via Flipkart, Mi Home, and Mi.com. At the front there will be a 20MP ( Sony IMX378) camera with a dedicated LED flash and Beautify 4.0 selfie software.
  • Novel platform finds a new antibiotic class in soil

    Novel platform finds a new antibiotic class in soil

    To expedite the process of obtaining the antibiotic they used high-speed computer processing to sift through the soil samples. Brady says there are at least 10,000 bacteria under each footprint of soil, majority still unidentified.
    Lizette Andrea Cuesta, 19-Year-Old Stabbing Victim, Identifies Suspects From Deathbed

    Lizette Andrea Cuesta, 19-Year-Old Stabbing Victim, Identifies Suspects From Deathbed

    Alameda County sheriff's sergeant Ray Kelly said on Tuesday that the murder suspects were friends with the victim. Roberto Cuesta, the victim's uncle, said, "I hope those people pay for that, it's just who would do that?"
    Worms removed from eye of OR  woman

    Worms removed from eye of OR woman

    They said the study indicates that North Americans may be more vulnerable than previously understood to such infections. Human Thelazia eye infections are definitely rare, but cattle fall victim to these worms pretty regularly.
  • Fraudulent transactions worth Rs 11500 crore detected from PNB's Mumbai branch

    The amount of fraudulent transactions is equivalent to eight times the bank's net income of about Rs 1,320 crore ($206 million). Other lenders give credit based on the letter of undertaking issued by a bank.
    This Valentine celebrate eternal love with these…

    This Valentine celebrate eternal love with these…

    Valentine's Day , also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on 14 February. Valentine's Day is around the corner and all the lovebirds are busy planning a romantic date with their loved ones.
    IDC: Google Sold A

    IDC: Google Sold A "Tiny" 3.9M Pixel Phones In 2017

    There is a partnership this year with Verizon and more visible marketing, but it seems this hasn't translated into massive sales. That said, the company is quickly picking up ground with its Pixel lineup, with sales in the past year doubling.


Most liked

Sea Of Thieves Says No To Loot Boxes, Yes To Microtransactions (Later)
Each person gets their own role, such as steering the vessel and repairing it if it gets attacked by other players. Are you excited to hear that Sea of Thieves will be loot box free?

Tom Daley expecting a baby with husband Dustin Lance Black
Since tying the knot, Black has moved to London to live full time with his husband, who now own a home together. The pair have been dating since meeting at an industry party in 2013, and got engaged two years later in 2015.

Shooting at NSA facility in Maryland, SUV stopped at Fort Meade gate
He said he didn't know how the person was injured or whether the person was a law enforcement officer or a civilian. Footage from the incident on CNN showed, what appeared to be a black SUV being stopped at the security barrier.

Out athlete Eric Radford takes home gold in Winter Olympics first
We really tried to pretend that we were at home and we were in training. He went on to win the World Championships with Duhamel in 2015.

New Method to Keep Mardi Gras Out of the Sewers
A participant in the Red Beans and Rice Mardi Gras Parade walks through New Orleans, Feb. 27 2017 in preparation for fat Tuesday. An estimated 15 million beads are thrown by the Endymion Krewe alone, with millions more being thrown from balconies.

United States Hockey Team Allows Slovenians to Believe in Miracles
Slovenia drew within one about five minutes into the final period and then dialed up the heat. After four seasons with the AHL Griffins, he made his Red Wings debut in the 2010-11 season.

Winter Olympics: Canada land third gold medal with curling mixed doubles win
Canada started well and scored two in the opening end before Switzerland swiftly restored parity with a pair in the second. And in a decade of world mixed doubles championships, Canadian teams have won one silver medal (2017) and a bronze (2009).

Watch Shaun White Absolutely Crush This Olympic Qualifying Halfpipe Run
But it's the traditionally deep US team leading the charge with four riders, including White, making the final round. He debuted in his first X-Games in 2003 and went on to hold the record for most X-Games gold medals of all time .

'Star Wars' hotel to connect to Hollywood Studios, Disney says
And perhaps the way the shot was supposed to be composed didn't allow for Tom Hardy to just stand on an apple box or something. Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released on December 15, 2017, and was the UK's biggest film of 2017.

US Intelligence Head: Russian Meddling Is A Global Problem
The three testified in Congress on the same day that the intelligence community released its annual report on global threats. Cyber attacks against the US are happening every day, says National Intelligence Director Dan Coats .

Kuwait pledges 2 bln Dollars to support reconstruction in Iraq
Iraq declared victory over IS in December, having taken back all the territory captured by the militants in 2014 and 2015. But the fighting has been devastating - leaving thousands dead, millions displaced and nearly 150,000 houses destroyed.

Netflix Announces Another Surprise Reveal, This One with Chris Rock
In 2016, the Emmy and Grammy victor signed a massive $40 million deal with the streaming giant for two stand-up specials. A few weeks ago, Netflix teased us all when they released a very cryptic trailer that only featured a few tambourine.

Galaxy Note 9 To Launch Without The Optical Fingerprint Reader
Samsung's Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at an event on February 25 and until then, we can only speculate about their latest device. The device will run on Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box and will have a 3000mAh battery reservoir to fire up the Galaxy S9 .

Chipotle Has Picked Its New Leader - He Comes From Taco Bell
Shares in Chipotle surged more than 11% in after-hours trading in NY . "I do think that is where all the speculation will be". Niccol, who will start at Chipotle next month, has been CEO of Yum Brands Inc.'s Taco Bell chain for three years.

Zidane Names PSG's Most Dangerous Player
Guardiola will look to have key men Sergio Aguero , Raheem Sterling , and Kevin De Bruyne penetrate the weakened Basel backline. But midfielder Toni Kroos believes the most important thing for Real is to trust in their talent.