ROCKET LEAGUE®‘S ’STARBASE ARC’ UPDATE REVEALED AT GAME AWARDS 2016
FREE Space-Themed Arena and New Premium DLC Vehicle Arrives December 7th
SAN DIEGO, CA – December 1, 2016 – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, creators of the indie smash-hit Rocket League®, today unveiled its new space-themed update, Starbase ARC, at The Game Awards in Los Angeles, CA. Available for download worldwide on Wednesday, December 7, Starbase ARC will feature a FREE new arena and premium DLC Battle-Car, Vulcan, priced at USD $1.99 (or regional equivalent).
Watch the Starbase ARC trailer HERE
Starbase ARC, an homage to Psyonix’s critically-acclaimed mobile title, ARC Squadron, is an octagonally-shaped space station orbiting a desert planet in a distant galaxy. Lasers fire whenever goals are scored, starships battle it out in the skies, and planetoids float eerily by in the distance to create one of the most epic Rocket League® atmospheres yet.
In addition to the FREE Arena and premium DLC car, the Starbase ARC update will also come with one of the most requested community features of all time: Custom Training mode! This FREE new mode allows players to create their own training sequence where they can name, design, edit, and upload their sequences for other Rocket League® players to access via alphanumeric code. Full details regarding Custom Training can be found here.
Additional Starbase ARC updates include new Steam Workshop support that allows Unreal Engine 3 UDK users to create custom levels for the game (details found here), a new ‘Champion Series IV’ Crate that helps support Rocket League® esports initiatives (packed with new, exclusive items and an import version of ‘Octane’), two variants of existing arenas — ‘Wasteland (Night)’ and ‘Utopia Coliseum (Snowy),’ free visual redesigns for classic Battle-Cars, ‘X-Devil’ and ‘Gizmo,’ a new ‘Color Blind Mode,’ and the long-awaited debut of an ‘Arena Preference’ selector that allows players to “Like” or “Dislike” all fields in the game to increase or decrease the odds of the playing on them again in online matches.
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ABOUT ROCKET LEAGUE®
Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League® is one of the most critically-acclaimed sports games of a generation. Boasting a community of more than 23 million players, Rocket League® is a high-powered hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem that offers easy-to-understand controls and fluid, physics-driven competition. Available digitally on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC, Mac, and SteamOS via Steam, Rocket League® includes more than 100 billion possible customization combinations, a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely.
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, and the award-winning Sports-Action hit, Rocket League®.
For more information, visit www.psyonix.com.