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Game update today prepares for Season 2 and introduces Casual Playlists

February 1, 2022

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Author: Psyonix

SAN DIEGO – February 1, 2022 – Psyonix, the San Diego video game developer, today announced that Season 2 of Rocket League Sideswipe, the standalone free Rocket League game for mobile devices, will go live tomorrow, February 2 at 8 a.m. PST (4 p.m. UTC). Season 2 brings a new Rocket Pass, Season Challenges and a brand new Volleyball Mode. 


Volleyball Mode is a high-flying, 2v2 mode which features a central net, a new ball and no goals. Players will instead score when the ball hits the ground. Volleyball Mode replaces Hoops modes from Season 1, as Extra Modes will rotate each Season. 


A game update will go live today at 4 p.m. PST (12 a.m. UTC, Feb. 2) to prepare for Season 2’s launch and introduces Casual Playlists. Casual Playlists will allow players to compete in various Game Modes without impacting their rank, similar to Casual Playlists in Rocket League.


Season 1 Rewards will be given out following Season 2’s launch, for the highest rank the player achieved during the inaugural Season. Season 1 Rewards are Titles and Quick Chat stickers.


More details about Season 2 can be found in the blog HERE and 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.



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. 


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