Mario Kart Hot Wheels Announced For Summer 2019

Mario Kart Hot Wheels Announced For Summer 2019

Toy makers Mattel revealed a team up with Nintendo at San Diego Comic-Con that will find ‘Mario Kart’ Hot Wheels hitting stores in summer 2019.

Mattel and Nintendo revealed a cool collaboration between the companies for a series of Hot Wheels die-cast cars based on the vehicles of ‘Mario Kart’ at San Diego Comic-Con this month.

To be specific the cars will be based on the vehicle designs found in ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’, the popular video game release for Nintendo’s Wii U console.

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ hit stores in all regions on April 28th 2017 restoring enthusiasm for the long-running Nintendo title.

Mario Kart Hot Wheels

Characters featured in the range of die-cast toys will of course start with the game’s familiar titular hero Mario, alongside his brother Luigi, Rosalina, Princess Peach, Toad, Bowser and Wario.

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The full range of toys were on display for con-goers to see at both the Mattel and Nintendo booths throughout the duration of San Diego Comic-Con this year.

Each toy is expected to retail for $4.99 with a subsequent range of Hot Wheels tracks also expected and modelled after those familiar to fans of the long-running series of games.

You’ll need some patience before getting your hands on these desirable collectibles though as they are not expected in stores until around June 2019.

Will Harrison

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