ROCKET LEAGUE SHOOTS TO MIX, MATCH AND “MUTATE” THIS NOVEMBER
Indie Developer Psyonix Adds Depth and Fun with a Multitude of New Presets, Maps and Custom Settings
SAN DIEGO, CA – October 28, 2015 – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced today that Rocket League, the sports-action hit that has surprised and delighted the worldwide gaming community, will deliver an all-new, FREE update featuring “Mutators” — a cool suite of alternative presets and settings that add depth, variety, and crazy rocket-powered fun to custom games. The new update will be available on the PlayStation™Network and Steam PC this November.
With the introduction of “Mutators,” Rocket League players will soon be able to play a variety of interesting new game-alts, including the low-gravity “Moonball” or the classic Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars game modes,”Cubic” and “Time Warp,” to name just a few. A special playlist, entitled “Mutator Mashup,” will also launch in November and these combine several preset modes into a single, randomized list of online games.
A highly-requested Mutator mode based on the sport of Hockey will be available in December.
Following today’s announcement, Psyonix will also hold a live developer stream that goes in-depth with the new Mutators shown in the trailer starting 5pm Eastern/ 2pm Pacific on Thursday, October 29 on the official Rocket League Twitch Channel (www.twitch.tv/RocketLeague).
Following the live Twitch stream, Psyonix also will hold a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on Tuesday, November 3 to follow up on any outstanding player questions.
Rocket League is one of the most critically-acclaimed games of the summer, boasting a community that is already more than 6 million players strong. Available digitally on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system via PlayStation™Network and on PC via Steam, Rocket League brings gamers a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem.
Offering easy-to-understand controls and fluid physics-driven competition for 1-8 players, Rocket League boasts more than 10 billion possible garage customizations, giving players the opportunity to distinguish their Battle-Cars in either local or online play, while showing them off in a broadcast-quality replay viewer that perfectly complements the video-editing capabilities of PlayStation® SHAREfactory™.
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Based in San Diego, CA, Psyonix is a critically-acclaimed independent video game developer and leading experts in Unreal Engine technology. For more than a decade, the studio has been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III, Unreal Tournament 2004, Nosgoth, and the recently-released futuristic Sports-Action hit, Rocket League.