Nintendo Switch-exclusive Mario and Metroid Battle-Cars revealed for Rocket League

Posted August 24, 2017

Psyonix, revealed the Nintendo exclusive Battle-Cars coming to Rocket League in a new trailer! The Battle-Cars will be available as special unlockables when the game is launched on the Nintendo Switch this winter.

The Super Mario and Metroid cars won't be available until the Holiday season, but it's great to see Nintendo working with a third-party developer to bring cool content to an already great game.

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The new NSR auto is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on. Along with the new vehicles, Rocket League on Nintendo Switch will have exclusive customization items. The same is true for the "Samus' Gunship" Battle-Car, arriving with two designs based on different Varia Suits of Samus Aran. As seen in the below reveal trailer, the auto will have its own unique Super Star boost trail. Likewise, the "Wave Beam" Rocket Boost is exclusive to "Samus" Gunship'.

Rocket League can be played on practically every modern console, so in order to make getting it on the Switch something worth doing, they're digging deep into Nintendo's history. The Mario vehicle will only be playable on the orange team and the Luigi auto will only be playable on the blue team.