Until today, I only got my ass kicked at Rocket League indoors, on a couch, proximate to a television. Now that the beloved car soccer game is on the Switch, the realm of ass-kicking possibilities is infinite. I didn’t know I wanted this and I am so happy.
Mariano “Squishy” “SquishyMuffinz” Arruda’s Cloud9 team only finished third at this past weekend’s Rocket League season four finals in Washington, D.C., so Mr. Muffinz will have to settle for what might be the best single shot ever made in competitive Rocket League history.
The season four finals of the Rocket League Championship Series ended in a European grudge match, as its top two teams Gale Force eSports and Method clashed again in the grand finals.
Thankfully, Rocket League’s rules are a bit more straightforward. You can catch the season 4 championship series finals airing on the Rocket League Twitch channel right now.
Most Rocket League players have scored an own-goal at some point in their life, but having that moment happen on the championship stage can be a little demoralizing.
The ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League, Turner Sports’ next foray into esports broadcasts, will invite eight Rocket League teams to compete for a $150,000 prize pool. Twitch and YouTube will broadcast the tournament on December 1-3, and TBS will air three episodes highlighting the teams’ journeys on December 1, 8, and 15.
Rocket League is coming to the Switch on November 14. Soon you’ll be able to play soccer-but-with-cars inside of a car (that may or may not be playing soccer). It’ll cost you $20.
Despite very few radical changes over the last couple years, Rocket League always seems to have something new to teach me. Case in point: today, while browsing the community’s subreddit, I found this clip from user Whiffmiester.
Teamwork makes the dream work in Rocket League, and in a match between Cloud9 and Ghost in today’s championship series matches, all three members got a piece of one goal.
Rocket League has been steadily growing as a scene, both fostering its own league and spotlighting on networks like NBCSN. It’s easy to see why—rocket-car soccer is inherently simple to understand as a spectator. The high-flying automotive game has space for wild plays, but when it comes to competitive action, simple…
Rocket League is coming to the Switch, and when it lands later this year, it’ll have some Nintendo-themed cars players can choose from.
In Rocket League, as in life, it’s not over until it’s over. This epic end of the match clip proves it. So no matter what your best friend or that internet rando do or say, you owe it to yourself to see every match through.
NBC is hosting a 2v2 Rocket League tournament this weekend, a big deal for 2v2 players like Josh “JumpOnStuff” Russo who could potentially make a national broadcast debut. But when Russo’s teammate couldn’t make it down to the open, one man was willing to take up the controller and fill in: his dad.
If you own a PS4, but don’t have a copy of Rocket League, it’s down to just $10 today on Amazon. Just be prepared to lose your job and forsake all of your most important relationships.
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Looking to capture the thrill of a heated round of Rocket League on your desk? Zag Toys’ collectible pull-back racers won’t do that, but they’re so damn adorable.
NBC Sports will launch a 2v2 Rocket League tournament this summer. Regional qualifiers will air on the FACEIT network, and participating NBC Sports networks will broadcast the final hour of regional finals match-ups on the weekends of August 5-6 and August 12-13. There’s $100K in prize money on the line.
It was a happy inevitability: Rocket League’s weird and wonderful car soccer is coming to the Nintendo Switch this holiday season. And, yes, you’ll be able to play against your friends on all other platforms.
A new map, cars and custom goal explosions are coming to Rocket League on July 5. The second anniversary update is free for all players, and also includes a radio option with 18 new songs to jam out to while zooming around the pitch.
Even in an arena with rocket-powered cars, players find ways to pull off incredible football-like maneuvers.