Yet another iconic car is coming to Rocket League, and it’s one that’ll be nigh-on impossible to drive without humming a certain theme tune. James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 will arrive in the Item Shop on July 29th.
Until August 4th, you’ll be able to snag the 1963 model of the car, along with a DB5 paint finish (which is designed to look like Aston Martin’s signature Silver Birch color), engine audio, wheels and decal. Given the Bond movies’ focus on gadgetry, something about firing up the rocket boosters to score a goal with the DB5 seems just right.
This won’t be a one-and-done deal for James Bond in Rocket League, either. More content related to the legendary superspy is in the pipeline. Developer Psyonix struck a multi-year deal with MGM and Aston Martin.
This is the latest in a long line of crossovers between Rocket League and pop culture tentpoles. The DeLorean from Back to the Future and Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters have made their way to the arena. More recently, three vehicles from the Fast and Furious franchise rolled into the game.
Meanwhile, the latest Bond movie, No Time to Die, is scheduled to finally hit theaters on September 30th in the UK and October 8th in the US. The impact of COVID-19 forced distributors MGM and Universal to delay it several times.
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