The hit game of the summer is about to get a bit bigger and more diverse, as Rocket League goes back to classics in the next DLC that will imply new customization options, maps and a nostalgic throwback to the developer’s previous game.
- Rocket League currently has around 6 million players worldwide
- October will arrive with both a paid-for DLC and free updates for everyone in the game
- The Revenge of the Battle-Cars DLC will cost $3.99
- The game is available on PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam
Psyonix is an independent game developer that has provided the gaming world with successful projects, such as Gears of War, Unreal Tournament III, Mass Effect 3, and Nosgoth, but it’s their latest hit that drew attention of players all around the world, Rocket League.
The arcade-style, soccer-simulating and car-bashing game has been the true wonder release of the summer, reaching 1 million units sold on Steam alone this August, and bringing forth an entirely new scene of possibilities, including a potential place in eSports professional gaming league.
The interestingly advanced physics, booming colors and spectacularly fun gameplay is now currently enjoyed by a whopping 6 million users on both PlayStation 4 via PlayStation Network and PC users through Steam. It can be enjoyed individually against the computer, or in a multiplayer mode online with players gathered to participate in a maximum of four versus four matches.
The game is a re-imagination of the world of soccer, with tiny cars bashing around an oversized ball, with the similar point of driving it to the goal. However, the cheering crowds, dynamic arenas and chaotic gameplay has driven it to screens of millions.
Psyonix has announced that a new DLC will be added to the game, entitled Revenge of the Battle-Cars, which will feature additional content to an already extensively customizable game. The developer boasts 10 billion possibilities of individualizing your battle car with hats, decals, wheels, flags and many others.
The upcoming DLC will see players to getting two new cars, Scarab and Zippy, fan favorite vehicles from the developer’s previous installment Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle Cars, released in 2008 and is now the prequel to the more successful Rocket League.
For $3.99, players will have the DLC available with numerous customization features, such as 12 new decals, 3 new paint types, 2 wheels, 2 rocket boosts, 4 toppers, and several others, including achievements and trophies.
Along with the paid-for Revenge of the Battle-Cars, the game will be gearing up an update that will be available for all its players for free, which will include two variations of its Urban Station and Utopia Coliseum arenas, as well as new country and community flags.
Rocket League continues to soar and gain popularity among gamers, with new and different arenas incoming that will expand the game and its incredibly entertaining gameplay. For most North Americans, soccer has never been this fun.
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