SAN DIEGO – April 21, 2022 – Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, announced a brand new in-game event called Knockout Bash that begins in Rocket League on April 27 on all platforms! Knockout Bash will include a new Limited Time Mode (LTM) called Knockout, Event Challenges and Rewards, and Golden Gift Baskets.
The content featured in Knockout Bash is:
The Debut of Knockout - In the new Knockout LTM, 8 players must knock each other off platforms or into Hazards until one player is left standing. Knockout has no balls or goals, a Rocket League first, and features new mechanics like Attack, Block, Grab, and more to master. Players will compete in 3 new Arenas (Quadron, Carbon, and Calavera) in Knockout and to learn more about the LTM, read the latest blog post HERE. Additionally, a video detailing the creation of Knockout will be released soon as part of a new video series called “Under the Hood.”
New Event Challenges - Players will be able to complete new Event Challenges to unlock Spring-themed items such as the Florescence Wheels, Monarch Boost, or the animated Flutterby Decal.
Golden Gift Baskets - Players can earn Golden Gift Baskets that unlock a mix of classic items from the Victory, Accelerator, and Turbo Item Series.
Twitch viewers will also be able to receive the Bob’s Ramen Player Banner Twitch Drop by watching select Rocket League streamers when the event begins.
Knockout Bash will be live in Rocket League from April 27 until May 10 and assets can be downloaded HERE.
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Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League is one of the most critically acclaimed sports games of our generation. Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem with easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on Epic Games Store, Rocket League includes nearly endless customization possibilities, online Ranks and Competitive Tournaments, a fully featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.
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Danielle Woodyatt & Ami Langton