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ROCKET LEAGUE ® SIDESWIPE SEASON 1 IS  NOW LIVE WORLDWIDE

Rocket League Crossover Event Also Live Until  January 25
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

SAN DIEGO – December 2, 2021 – Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, today announced that Season 1 of Rocket League Sideswipe, a brand-new, standalone free Rocket League game for mobile devices, is now live worldwide on iOS and Android! 

 

In Season 1 of  Rocket League Sideswipe, players can unlock cosmetic items and progress through the free Rocket Pass by playing Online Matches. In addition, Competitive Ranks have been reset and players can play in Ranked Online Matches to receive rewards based on their highest Competitive Rank once Season 1 ends. Those that participated in Pre-Season will also receive a Reward, which is a Title based on the Competitive Rank reached at the end of the Pre-Season. For more information about Competitive Play and the Pre-Season Rewards, please read the latest blog post HERE.

 

A Rocket League Crossover Event is also available beginning today until January 25. Players can complete two Challenges in Sideswipe to receive the Nuhai Inverted Wheels and the Wow! Goal Explosion in Rocket League and in Sideswipe! They can also get the song "Water Resistant" by Anamanaguchi as a Player Anthem in Rocket League by logging into Sideswipe before the event concludes. Players must be logged into Sideswipe with the same Epic Games Account used for Rocket League in order to unlock the contents of the crossover event. Lastly, the songs featured in Rocket League Sideswipe are now available in Rocket League as a playlist in Rocket League Radio. 

 

More details about Season 1 can be found in the blog HERE and assets can be downloaded HERE. Plus, check out the new Rocket League Sideswipe website HERE and follow the Rocket League Sideswipe Twitter for news and updates about the game.

 

ABOUT ROCKET LEAGUE SIDESWIPE

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.

 

ABOUT PSYONIX

Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically acclaimed video game developer and a leading expert in Unreal Engine technology. For more than 20 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.

 

MEDIA CONTACT

 

Outrageous PR 

Danielle Woodyatt & Ami Langton 

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