Psyonix announced and then patched Rocket League with a free update this week. The update celebrates the multiplayer sports-racing game’s 2nd anniversary. It adds a new arena, “Champions Field,” Overdrive Crates, cars, music tracks, and lots of customization items. It also ends Season 4 of competitive play.
Here’s a list of all the new features and changes included in the Anniversary Update:
- New Arena, Champions Field, available in Competitive, Casual, and Private matches
- New Overdrive Crate containing new wheels, decals, black market items, and two new Battle-Cars
- Two new Battle-Cars: Animus GP and Centio V17
- 18 new music tracks from Monstercat in the new Rocket League Radio
- New Engine Audio, Goal Explosions and Trails customization options
- Six new achievements and trophies
- Season 4 Trails rewarded based on highest tier achieved
- Begin Competitive Season 5
- Rick & Morty customization items inspired from the TV show
Since release Psyonix have supported Rocket League through both free and paid updates and DLC packs. The Rick & Morty licensing comes after DLC featuring the DeLorean from Back to the Future, the Batmobile, and Dom’s Dodge Charger from the recent film The Fate of the Furious.
Rocket League launched on July 7, 2015 for PC and PlayStation 4. It came to Xbox One in February 2016. It’s slated to arrive on Nintendo Switch later this year. To date it has enjoyed a bursting community of 33 million players. It’s beloved by fans and critics with simple yet effective gameplay that combines racing and soccer. It has become a very popular esports title, joining the ESL and MLG. A Rocket League tournament will be held later this month as part of the X Games and streamed live on ESPN3.
The Rocket League Anniversary Update is available now.