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Cars 3: Driven to Win
Game Information

Avalanche Software


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment


PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
Xbox 360
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
Wii U

Release date

June 13, 2017



Cars 3: Driven to Win is a racing game for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and Wii U, released on June 13, 2017. It's the first video game developed by Avalanche Software since they were acquired by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game takes place after the events of Cars 3 and features 23 playable characters, as well as over twenty tracks that take place across thirteen different environments, including Radiator Springs, Porto Corsa, and Florida International Speedway.[1][2]


Cars 3: Driven to Win is a racing game, like many of the Cars games that precede it. There is a vast array of playable characters from the film, in addition to many tracks and locations. Like in Cars 2: The Video Game, players will be able to collect weapons along the track and use them against their competitors.[3]


Playable characters

There are a total of 23 characters that can be unlocked in the game. To unlock more characters, the player must earn more Skill Checks or complete Master Level Events.

Default characters

Unlockable characters

  • Mater the Greater - Unlocked in a Master Level Event
  • Bobby Swift - Unlocked by earning 4 Skill Checks
  • Brick Yardley - Unlocked by earning 7 Skill Checks
  • Chick Hicks - Unlocked in a Master Level Event
  • Natalie Certain - Unlocked by earning 17 Skill Checks
  • Fabulous Lightning McQueen - Free DLC/Update that gets downloaded in the debut of Cars 3 at theaters in the certain country
  • Arvy - Unlocked by earning 40 Skill Checks
  • Dr. Damage - Unlocked by earning 70 Skill Checks
  • Miss Fritter - Unlocked in a Master Level Event
  • Rich Mixon - Unlocked by earning 85 Skill Checks
  • Cam Spinner - Unlocked by earning 50 Skill Checks
  • Jackson Storm - Unlocked in a Master Level Event
  • Junior Moon - Unlocked by earning 27 Skill Checks
  • Louise Nash - Unlocked by earning 57 Skill Checks
  • River Scott - Unlocked by earning 77 Skill Checks
  • Smokey - Unlocked by earning 124 Skill Checks
  • Mack - Unlocked by collecting all 10 Mack Hats in Thomasville Playground

Unplayable characters

New Locations

  • Fireball Beach Sprint
  • Fireball Beach Backwards Rally
  • Heartland Countryside Dash
  • Heartland Riverside Run
  • Arizona's Copper Canyon Speedway
  • Arizona Sundown Run
  • Midnight Run
  • Midnight Run at High Noon
  • Thunder Hollow Back Country Rally
  • Thunder Hollow Destruction Derby
  • Thomasville Logging Camp
  • Thomasville Mines
  • Radiator Springs Wheel Well Run
  • Radiator Springs Interstate Pass
  • Florida International Concourse
  • Florida International Speedway

Returning Locations

Returning Items

New Items

  • Nullifier
  • Magnetic Mine
  • Bombs
  • Turbo Syphon
  • Tracking Rockets
  • High Voltage
  • Booster Jets
  • First Strike Rockets
  • Spike Strips



For this subject's image gallery, see Cars 3: Driven to Win/Gallery.

References to other titles

  • Cars 2: The Video Game: The gameplay is very similar to the gameplay in this title, and many of the weapons, locations, and techniques introduced in this game make a return. This title's composer, Chuck E. Myers, also comes back to compose the game's music.
  • Cars 3: All of the playable characters are based on their appearances in this film, along with a few nicknames that a few characters give to the other character, like Miss Fritter calls Lightning McQueen "Muddy Britches".

Title in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Spanish Cars 3: Hacia la Victoria Cars 3: Towards Victory
Latin Spanish Cars 3: Motivado para Ganar Cars 3: Motivated to Win
French Cars 3: Course vers la victoire Cars 3: Race to victory
Italian Cars 3: In gara per la vittoria Cars 3: In the race for the victory
Brazil and Portugal Carros 3: Correndo para Vencer Cars 3: Running to Win
Russian Тачки 3: Навстречу к Победе Cars 3: Towards Victory
Arab كارز 3: درايفن تو وين Cars 3: Drive To Win
Korean 카 3: 드리븐 투 윈 Cars 3: Drive To Win
Chinese 赛车总动员3:极速挑战 Cars 3: Speed Challenge
Japanese カーズ3 クロスロードの世界 Cars 3: Crossroads World


External links


  1. Cars 3: Driven to Win Release Date Revealed
  2. Former Disney Infinity Dev's New Game Cars 3: Driven To Win Coming Soon
  3. Cars 3: Driven to Win is bringing Lightning and friends to consoles on June 13
Cars 3: Driven to Win
Playable Characters
Lightning McQueenCruz RamirezTow MaterSally CarreraRamoneGuidoMater the GreaterBobby SwiftBrick YardleyChick HicksNatalie CertainArvyDr. DamageMiss FritterCam SpinnerRich MixonJackson StormJunior MoonLouise NashRiver ScottSmokeyMack
Radiator SpringsFlorida International SpeedwaySmokey's Automotive Service