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Rocket League

Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.

Rating Summary

Based on 108 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

87

Top Critic Average

93%

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Based on 108 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Summary: Rocket League is one of the most iconic games of this generation for many critics. With its easy to learn and deep car-soccer gameplay, this is a surefire game that many will enjoy

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 6, 2015
Xbox OneFeb 29, 2016
PCJul 6, 2015
Nintendo SwitchNov 18, 2017

Developer: Psyonix

Genres: Action, Sports

Soccer meets driving once again in the long-awaited, physics-based sequel to the beloved arena classic, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars! A futuristic Sports-Action game, Rocket League, equips players with booster-rigged vehicles that can be crashed into balls for incredible goals or epic saves across multiple, highly-detailed arenas. Using an advanced physics system to simulate realistic interactions, Rocket League relies on mass and momentum to give players a complete sense of intuitive control in this unbelievable, high-octane re-imagining of association football.

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Rocket League's colorfully absurd cars-playing-sports concept works so well because the energy of its arcadey gameplay meshes with its deep team-based strategy and variety of modes. It's exceedingly rare to find a multiplayer game that's welcoming and approachable for new players and so intricate that the best players can earn a living by mastering its depths. Rocket League is a golden example of turning a good idea into something truly amazing.

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There's XP beyond that, and the promise of a scramble up the leaderboards, but I don't think Rocket League genuinely needs these things to hook you and hold you. Aside from the compact drama of the five minute matches, this is one of those rare games where the simple act of throwing a car around an arena is enough to keep you at it. Newton would approve and so would Batman. What more would you want?

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Rocket League is fast, fun and relentlessly enjoyable. The best football game without feet.

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A superb multiplayer game that takes a very simple premise and crafts from it one of the best competitive arcade games in years.

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Recent News

Rocket League Gets Stranger Things Collaboration, Other Halloween Events

Rocket League Gets Stranger Things Collaboration, Other Halloween Events

You can don a Demogorgon banner, Dustin's hat, and more cosmetics inspired by the hit Netflix streaming series.

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Rocket League is going Upside Down for a Stranger Things Halloween

Rocket League is going Upside Down for a Stranger Things Halloween

Decals, special arenas and all the usual spooky promos

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Rocket League Dev Reveals Paid Loot Box Replacement

Rocket League Dev Reveals Paid Loot Box Replacement

A December update for Rocket League on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One will finally replace the game's randomized Crates with a "more transparent" system.

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Intel will broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Intel will broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Intel said it will host and broadcast Street Fighter V and Rocket League esports tournaments during the athletic competition.

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Street Fighter 5 and Rocket League Lead Next Step Towards Olympic Esports

Street Fighter 5 and Rocket League Lead Next Step Towards Olympic Esports

The IOC is getting involved in this lead-up to Tokyo 2020.

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Panic Button, Masters of the Nintendo Switch Port, Look Ahead to the Switch Lite and the Future

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Rocket League Jettisons Hidden Loot Boxes

Rocket League Jettisons Hidden Loot Boxes

The game will now show you exactly what you're going to get.

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Rocket League gets new monetization options as loot crates are removed

Rocket League gets new monetization options as loot crates are removed

Epic Games and Psyonix have announced that Rocket League's crate system will be removed in favor of a direct purchase system that'll be implemented later this year.

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Rocket League won’t have loot boxes later this year

Rocket League won’t have loot boxes later this year

Goodbye, crates!

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