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Worldwide Coming Soon
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SAN DIEGO – November 15, 2021 – Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, today announced that Rocket League Sideswipe, a brand-new, standalone free Rocket League game for mobile devices begins Pre-Season today in Oceania on iOS and Android. Additional regions will go live throughout November leading up to a Worldwide Pre-Season coming soon.


Rocket League Sideswipe brings the competitive, car soccer gameplay of Rocket League to mobile screens with a new perspective on the field. Players will compete in fast-paced 2 minute Private Matches with friends, or Competitive Matches online with players around the world. In addition to 1v1 or 2v2 modes in Soccar, players can also play the basketball-inspired Hoops mode. With intuitive touchscreen controls that make it easy to pick up and play, longtime Rocket League players and newcomers alike will be able to immediately jump into the action-packed fun of car soccer. 


Pre-Season will allow players to get warmed up in Rocket League Sideswipe and its Rocket Pass, Competitive Ranks and Customization options before the official Season 1 begins. Players will need to log in with an Epic Games Account to play Online Matches and can earn extra XP across Rocket League and Sideswipe just by playing and linking an account. More details on additional Rocket League and Rocket League Sideswipe crossovers will be revealed soon! 


Rocket League Sideswipe also features a high-energy custom soundtrack that brings a unique edge to Rocket League music, built in partnership with leading electronic music label, Monstercat. Check out the full list of artists and songs in the recent blog HERE and pre-save the new single, “Water Resistant (feat. 8485),” from the chiptune pop/rock band, Anamanaguchi, out tomorrow. 


Stay tuned to the new Rocket League Sideswipe Twitter feed for confirmation of when additional regions go live in the Pre-Season. Additional details around Season 1 and more will be revealed soon! 


More details can be found in the blog HERE


Assets can be downloaded HERE



Rocket League Sideswipe is a standalone game that brings the competitive, car soccer gameplay of sports-action hit Rocket League to mobile screens with a new perspective on the field! Built from the ground up for mobile devices, Rocket League Sideswipe features fast-paced gameplay in multiple game modes, competitive Online Matches, seasons, and tons of customization options. Featuring intuitive touchscreen controls that make it easy to pick up and play for longtime Rocket League players and newcomers alike, Rocket League Sideswipe is available to play on Android and iOS devices in Oceania. Additional regions will go live throughout November leading up to a Worldwide Pre-Season.



Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically acclaimed video game developer and a leading expert in Unreal Engine technology. For more than 15 years, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League®. Psyonix joined the Epic Games family in 2019. 


© 2021 Psyonix. All rights reserved. Psyonix, the Psyonix logo, Rocket League, the Rocket League logo, Rocket League Sideswipe, and the Rocket League Sideswipe logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Psyonix in the USA and elsewhere.



Outrageous PR 

Danielle Woodyatt & Ami Langton 

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