In the beginning of April 2022, Pete Maverick Mitchells'' F/A-18E Super Hornet will be released. Following announcing the collaboration DLC, Bandai Namco and Project Aces released a new teaser trailer showing the aircraft with a unique livery on YouTube. The specially designed Super Hornet is being placed in story cutscenes, such as departing from a carrier and leading a squadron.
In the above trailer, Mavericks'' new Hornet was only shown. However, when Project Aces teased more aircraft coming in the same DLC set on Twitter, it included an F-14A Tomcat containing Pete Maverick Mitchell and Nick Goose Bradshaw from the original 1986 film. The same Twitter account also shared a fresh smartphone wallpaper pairing Mavericks Hornet with an F/A-18F Super Hornet belonging to Trigger, the protagonist of the game.
This DLC set will now include the F/A-18E Super Hornet and F-14A Tomcat. In November 2021, Project Aces released the cutting-edge Aircraft Series DLC set that included the F/A-18F Super Hornet Block III.
The film is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It has exceeded three million units sold as of August 2021. The aircraft set DLC will appear on May 26, 2022the day before the movie was published in theaters on May 27, 2022.