Developer Psyonix has introduced that Rocket League’s upcoming transition right into a free-to-play recreation will happen next week, on September 23.
To put together for the transfer, the sport will see a patch launched later at this time for all present platforms that permits gamers to hyperlink their accounts to an Epic Games Account and, after setting one platform as their ‘Primary Platform’ in an effort to share development and (most of) their stock throughout all codecs. Today’s update additionally sees the addition of Legacy Status objects to reward gamers who already purchased the sport alongside some common enhancements together with a brand new bot problem, fast chats and extra.
From next week, the sport will go free on all platforms and on PC as an Epic Games Store unique (although people who already personal the Steam model will proceed to have the ability to play on there together with getting all updates) and the brand new Season One will kick off alongside new aggressive tournaments and recreation vast challenges. To have a good time the partnership with Epic there’ll even be a Fortnite-themed Llama Rama in-game occasion promised “soon” after the free-to-play launch.
You can take a look at a video celebrating the transfer beneath, in addition to discovering an in depth checklist of patch notes alongside extra data on the sport’s free-to-play transition over on the official website. Rocket League might be out there in its new free-to-play type on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC from September 23 and will not require a PS Plus or Nintendo Online subscription on PS4 or Switch.