Rocket League Is Going Free-To-Play On September 23

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The wait is over and Rocket League has been finally announced to go free-to-play on September 23. Developer Psyonix took to Twitter to announce the news, which was accompanied by a short trailer. 

The developer also stated that Rocket League will be receiving an update on September 16 "to prepare Rocket League for the free to play transition." Here's a breakdown of tomorrow's update:

  • Cross-Platform Progression Linking - Existing players will be able to link their platforms to their Epic Games Account. More information can be found in the blog post HERE
  • Legacy Status Items - Players that already own and have played Rocket League will receive their Legacy items
  • Support-A-Creator Live - Rocket League will join the Epic Games Support-A-Creator program. Beginning tomorrow, players will be able to enter a Creator Code in the Item Shop which allows Creators to earn 5% of Credits Spent when their Creator Code is used
  • Various Quality of Life Changes and Additions - More info found in Rocket League's blog

As the game goes free-to-play a few weeks later, it will also be available on Epic Games Store with challenges and tournaments going live as well. Additionally, there will also be a new in-game event called Llama-Rama, which is said to launch after the game's second update in celebration of the game going free-to-play. Downloading and running the game via Epic Games Store will reward players with the Sun Ray Boost and Hot Trial items. The Rocket League Season Pass will return but it will be reset to Season 1, additional details on this will be revealed in the future. Furthermore after Rocket League goes free-to-play, players will be able to purchase:

  • Endo Starter Pack (Endo, Gaiden Wheels (Grey), Neo-Thermal Boost, Friction Trail, and 500 Credits)
  • Jäger Pack (Jäger 619 (Titanium White), Apparatus Wheels (Titanium White), Toon Goal Explosion (Titanium White), and 1000 Credits)

Stay tuned for more Rocket League news in the future.

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