We already knew Rocket League was going free-to-play this summer season, and at present, the sport’s developer, Psyonix, introduced that the vehicular soccer recreation will go free-to-play on September 23rd.
The transition to free-to-play additionally marks the debut of the sport arriving on the Epic Games Store, a digital storefront owned by Psyonix’s father or mother firm, Epic Games, which acquired the studio final yr. After September 23rd, the sport will probably be delisted from Steam; nevertheless, the studio explains that, no matter which PC model you personal, each variations will nonetheless obtain “full support for future updates and features,” equivalent to cross-platform play. But you possibly can’t get it on Steam at no cost.
If you purchase the sport earlier than it turns into free, Psyonix will provide you with some in-game “legacy” rewards, together with the entire Rocket League-branded DLC and over 200 in-game objects used to customise your automobiles, equivalent to antennas, decals, and wheels. Psyonix additionally confirmed that current gamers can have entry to cross-platform development linking, permitting them to hyperlink their platforms to the Epic Games Account and carry over their progress made on a distinct recreation platform.
In addition to switching to a free-to-play mannequin, Psyonix additionally confirmed earlier this month that Rocket League will not require PS4 and Nintendo Switch gamers to have a subscription to play on-line. Xbox One homeowners, sadly, nonetheless want an Xbox Live Gold membership.