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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #50 on: February 14, 2017, 04:03:03 AM »

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #51 on: March 11, 2017, 06:23:45 AM »
RLCS season 3 has the end of its open qualifiers this weekend. 8 teams each in NA and EU make it to multi-week round-robin league play. NA streams are going now, though Twitch video has been jittery in the first set.

Twitch.tv/RocketLeague

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #52 on: March 13, 2017, 08:33:16 AM »


Coming March 22 - Info page | News post

  • New Dropshot game mode
  • New Turbo crate
  • New Endo car, exclusive to the Turbo crate (boo)
  • Season 4 of competitive/ranked play starts
  • Spectator mode adds boost meter & rumble power-up indicators in Player View
  • Mannfield (Night) map

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #53 on: March 18, 2017, 06:04:17 PM »
Really good series from the first week of the RLCS season here, between G2 (Kronovi, Rizzo, and JKnaps) and Atelier (Turtle, Matt, and Sizz).

Start of the segment | Start of game 1

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #54 on: March 22, 2017, 11:06:41 AM »
Dropshot update should be live now.

https://www.rocketleague.com/news/patch-notes-v1-31/

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #55 on: March 27, 2017, 02:56:19 AM »
I'm not feeling Dropshot, feels like Hoops.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #56 on: June 06, 2017, 12:58:18 AM »
Psyonix announced some DLC for Rocket League's second anniversary on July 5th.

-New arena (Champion's Field)
-2 new cars (Animus GP and Centio V17)
-New customizations (goal explosions, rocket trails, and ENGINE SOUNDS)
-Rocket League Radio (featuring 18 new songs)
-New crates (Overdrive, which will feature the two new cars and a myriad of skins/trails/toppers)

Trailer below.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #57 on: June 09, 2017, 03:18:58 AM »
Can't wait for it. It should be fun. I've got so many crates right now. :/ Wish I had keys.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #58 on: June 11, 2017, 11:40:55 PM »
I just trade multiple crates (2 or 3) for what I'm looking for. That's how I got my X-Devil MKII and plasma trail, which were the only things I really wanted out of the CC series.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #59 on: April 03, 2018, 06:11:28 AM »
New update available now. Includes an in-game tournaments system.

https://www.rocketleague.com/news/patch-notes-v1-43-tournaments-update/


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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #60 on: April 03, 2018, 01:38:27 PM »
RUMBLE TOURNAMENTS!!!!! YESSSSSSSSS!!!!!

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #61 on: April 05, 2018, 05:49:40 AM »
WWE items will be available via a code, either posted on the Rocket League Twitter account, and/or shown during the WrestleMania 34 broadcast (not super clear on the details). Other codes and items will be available later.

https://www.rocketleague.com/news/wwe-items-arrive-during-wrestlemania-34/

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #62 on: April 05, 2018, 01:17:18 PM »
I'm hoping they give in and grant an Undertaker hearse.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #63 on: April 09, 2018, 03:27:22 AM »
Get two WWE items:

In-game main menu: Extras -> Redeem Code -> Enter "Wrestlemania"

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #64 on: May 01, 2019, 10:32:28 AM »
Psyonix has been purchased by Epic.   Not sure if anyone here still plays this, but I'm worried about what this could mean for the future of the game.

Hopefully it won't be anything TOO egregious, but it's always a risk when one company buys out another that they'll fuck everything up.  Considering this is the game I've played the most this gen, easily, I hope it doesn't get ruined.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #65 on: May 02, 2019, 02:54:25 AM »
Steam version will be removed late 2019 when it releases on the Epic store. It will still be supported, but supported only so if you like a new car or want that new Pass you'll need to switch over to Epic (meaning you lose everything). And with the Epic store, you can't trade so no chance in hell of trading with someone if you've got a cool something they want and they have a cool something you want.

They are trying to walk it back as a lot of the fanbase is pissed over this. Oh don't get me wrong, there are people going "why are you so angry, this can't be anything but good", however a lot of people feel betrayed because they felt like Psyonix was the little Indy that did it. They gave money for keys, passes and stuff because of that.

As for me, I'm probably out. Between this and Gearbox CEO's insane outburst, I don't exactly trust anything Epic.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #66 on: May 02, 2019, 09:17:47 AM »
Have they officially said that the Steam version is going to be removed?  I know it was reported that it would be, but then Psyonix semi-denied it, saying no plans had been made yet.  I play on PS4 so hopefully I'll be minimally affected by the changes, and so long as the gameplay doesn't get affected I'm sure I'll continue to play it.  I'll determine down the road if I feel comfortable buying any more Rocket Passes.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #67 on: May 02, 2019, 10:55:37 PM »
It took them 4 days to walk back the removed from Steam comment from Variety, so yeah. I ain't buying that they'll just play nice.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #68 on: May 03, 2019, 02:23:31 AM »
I've been chatting with my friend about it and the only positive I can see would be post-match dance routines added. I don't fear for any game-breaking mechanics change, of course, but knowing how Epic likes to fuck around with the playerbase (and now this idea of banning trading?)...ehhhhhhh...

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #69 on: May 03, 2019, 08:34:46 AM »
Epic Store doesn't allow for any way to trade, so everyone else will likely lose it when it swaps over.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #70 on: May 03, 2019, 12:46:12 PM »
So is the trading on PC done through the Steam client then?   Seems strange since on consoles it's done through the game itself.

I just find it hard to see them dropping trading entirely, because that would greatly cut into the number of people who would buy keys.  A large percentage of the people who open crates do so because they're degenerate gamblers who want to get the big hit that they can sell to others for large amounts of keys.   You eliminate their ability to sell their items, they're gonna stop opening crates.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #71 on: May 06, 2019, 07:58:16 AM »
Maybe the Rocket Pass was a test to see if the playerbase would go along with that kind of premium content? I've dropped probably $50-60 since the game launched between keys and special cars, but I also got on board when it dropped and was free for a month.

Regardless, I just hope Epic doesn't fuck this up. This is a daily play for me and has been for years.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #72 on: June 07, 2019, 05:39:45 AM »


ECTO 1. KITT. SOLD.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #73 on: June 07, 2019, 08:22:16 AM »
God dammit. That's so good.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #74 on: December 04, 2019, 12:01:27 PM »
So, I'm posting in this thread, because the Dec 4th update has arrived with there now being and Item Shop and Blueprints and well. Blueprints don't give you items. You have to pay to unlock them. Things like the Black Market stuff cost $20 to own. Apparently the DLC cars like Batmobile and those now just tosses you into an blank slated Octane.

I find this entirely depressing. I was thinking "oh cool, Blueprints will be like just get the blueprint and boom, you can have it". Nope. So yeah. No reason for me to buy anything and frankly, I think I'm done with the game.

Sadly, when it is in the Epic Store, it'll make all the money in the world because Fortnite does.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #75 on: December 05, 2019, 01:13:09 AM »
Same. I've been a player since it came out and seeing stuff I paid money for now become free to everybody, as well as not being given in game credits for items I've unlocked prior, is some fucking bullshit.

It's still a fantastic and one of a kind game, but this is the kind of move that is going to piss off a LOT of the core playerbase.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #76 on: December 05, 2019, 11:40:40 AM »
Yeah, it really is. the biggest kicker is that it used to be 23 keys (2300 credits) would give me 23 items and I used to be able to get good items on the chance.

Now it is 23 items for a single item. Like what the hell. How was this pricing model supposed to be better?

I mean, fucking hell. It really is sad when a gacha game (Azur Lane) I play treats me better than Psyonix right now is.\

I get that they want to make more money, but this isn't it chief.

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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #77 on: December 05, 2019, 07:53:14 PM »
I haven't been playing much RL lately due to just not having enough time, but seeing about this update really demotivates me even when I do have time.

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« Reply #78 on: December 06, 2019, 11:46:09 AM »
Psyonix and Epic still haven't talked, so yeah. What a great developer and publisher. Two days and still notta

And it looks like those prices they have listed is what they actually made on each item. Or so the thinking is going. Meaning that while everyone would pay like .5 dollars for a Zomba, they actually were making Rocket League like 20$ per tire.

That actually makes me sick to think that they used the amount of keys that were spent to determine that.

They also apparently have killed the 'free' trade market, because you can't even trade credits, so that's also bumped those prices up to insane amounts.

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Re: Rocket League
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Re: Rocket League
« Reply #80 on: December 11, 2019, 11:24:44 AM »
Not only was that person right, for people who knew of how these things are done, we knew they would do that.

So not surprising, but still infuriating that they did it and they clearly want to be seen as the "oh we did it for you" guys.

Bullshit.

Edit: Oh and also the pricing is still outrageous.