No longer will Xbox One players have to sit on the sidelines and only hear about last year’s surprise hit, Rocket League. Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced February 17, 2016 that its “soccer-meets-driving” sports-action megahit, Rocket League, is available now on Xbox One for USD $19.99.
“With the release of the Xbox One version, fans now have access to some of the coolest exclusives out there, along with the kind of multiplayer gameplay that has made Rocket League a passion for players and our studio. We’re packing a lot of content in there right off the bat, which we hope is a warm welcome for our new community of Xbox One players all over the world.”
-Dave Hagewood, Studio Director and CEO, Psyonix.
Good things come to those who wait, so for the same price as the stand alone PC and PS4 versions, the Xbox One version ALSO comes bundled with three previously-released DLC packs – Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars, and Chaos Run – at no additional charge. Xbox One-exclusive Garage items based on Insomniac Games’ Sunset Overdrive and supplementary Halo and Gears of War-inspired wheels, antennas, and more, are also included.
Players can look forward to a rich variety of multiplayer modes, including 4-Player Splitscreen, 8-Player Online. Ranked and Unranked Play, Special Mutator-Themed playlist(s), Private Match support (with named rooms and optional passwords). Rocket League has many Game Modes including: Exhibition 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4, Unfair Mode (1v2, 1v3, 1v4), Offline Season Mode and a really fun to watch Replay Viewer.
Here is a list of Xbox One EXCLUSIVE content:
- Exclusive Halo “HogSticker,” an alternate version of the Warthog
- Exclusive Gears of War “Armadillo,” the famed Armored Personnel Carrier
- Gears of War – Armadillo
- Gears of War – COG
- Halo – Puma
- Gears of War – COG Symbol
- Gears of War – COG Tag
- Gears of War – Locust
- Halo – Guilty Spark
- Halo – Insurrection Rebels
- Halo – New Mombasa Cavaliers
- Halo – Swords of Sanghelios
- Sunset Overdrive – Fizzie
- Gears of War – Imulsion
- Sunset Overdrive – OverCharge
Have you been waiting for Rocket League to come out on Xbox One? Let us know in the comments. As always, you can hear what I have to say about this and other games on the Plug and Play Podcast. And as a bonus for reading all the way to the end, check out this tweet to see how YOU can win a free copy of Rocket League! (Winner announced next episode, 81)