Rocket League will quickly be free-to-play. Epic Games-owned developer Psyonix has introduced its football-meets-cars multiplayer online game is dropping its paywall later in summer season 2020. When that occurs, Rocket League can even transfer from Valve’s PC distribution platform Steam to its counterpart, the Epic Games Store. While Steam Rocket League house owners will nonetheless be capable of play and obtain new updates, new PC gamers might want to obtain Rocket League from the Epic Games Store.
Of course, you will want an Epic Games account as nicely, when you’re on PC. In reality, there are benefits of getting an Epic Games account for each Rocket League participant, be it on PC, PS4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch. That’s as a result of Psyonix is bringing cross-platform development to Rocket League as it goes free-to-play, which suggests your progress, gadgets, and Competitive Rank will carry over to different platforms. It’s additionally “revamping and improving” Tournaments and Challenges.
And to reward those that forked over cash to purchase Rocket League, Psyonix will grant them “Legacy” standing and extra beauty upgrades. That means all Rocket League-branded downloadable content material, together with seven automobiles, and three DLC packs: Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars, and Chaos Run. You additionally get particular wheels, boosts, and banners. And over 200 gadgets can be upgraded to “Legacy” high quality. The solely caveat is that you need to have performed Rocket League on-line earlier than the free-to-play transition.
Rocket League goes free-to-play later in summer season 2020. Psyonix says to anticipate phrase on new options, content material, and extra reveals in “the coming months”.
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