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  ROCKET LEAGUE’S ‘HOT WHEELS’ UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE
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02/21/2017
 


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SAN DIEGO, CA – February 21, 2017 – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix , creators of the indie smash-hit Rocket League ® , today announced that its latest update is now available for download. The update features brand new Hot Wheels ® content including two premium DLC Battle-Cars, the Twin Mill™ III and Bone Shaker™ and additional FREE post-match content drops, including a “Hot Wheels” Topper and Antenna, Treasure Hunt Flag, and Shark Bite™ Topper.

In addition, the update features PlayStation 4 Pro support which allows Rocket League ®  to run at both 1080p (on a standard PS4) and 4K (on PS4 Pro) at 60 frames per second in all arenas for solo play and two-player split-screen modes. The new fan-voted “Player’s Choice” Crate is also included in the update, filled with some of the community’s favorite customization items .

For full details on the update please see patch notes HERE. All FREE content is available now and the premium DLC Battle-Cars, Twin Mill III and Bone Shaker, for USD $1.99 (or regional equivalent).

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ABOUT ROCKET LEAGUE®

Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League ® is one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of our generation. Boasting a community of more than 27 million players, Rocket League ® is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available digitally on Xbox One, PlayStation ®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC, Mac, and SteamOS via Steam, Rocket League ® includes more than 100 billion possible customization combinations, a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.

To learn more about Rocket League ®, please visit www.RocketLeagueGame.com , " Like" it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter @RocketLeague for all the latest developer updates and news.

ABOUT PSYONIX

Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed independent video game developer and leading experts in Unreal Engine technology. For more than a decade, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League ®.

ABOUT MATTEL

Mattel is a creations company that inspires the wonder of childhood. Our mission is to be the recognized leader in play, learning and development worldwide. Mattel’s portfolio of global consumer brands includes American Girl ®, Barbie ®, Fisher-Price ®, Hot Wheels ®, Monster High ® and Thomas & Friends ®, among many others. Mattel also creates a wealth of lines and products made in collaboration with leading entertainment and technology companies. With a global workforce of approximately 31,000 people, Mattel operates in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. Visit us online at www.mattel.com.

MEDIA CONTACTS

Psyonix

Stephanie Thoensen

PR Manager – Psyonix

[email protected]

Hot Wheels

Candice Jacobson

[email protected]

Outrageous PR

Danielle Woodyatt

[email protected], [email protected]

Ami Langton

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