Rocket League free to play release date, update time, when is new season out on Epic Games – Express

Developers Psyonix has confirmed its plans to launch the big Rocket League free-to-play update this week. We already know that a ton of changes and content is being primed for servers, as well as a new event. So not only will there be a lot of new gamers able to download and play the game but the new revamped Season 1 will be going live too. Here’s what we know about when the new season out and when to expect Rocket League free to play to launch this week.

WHEN IS ROCKET LEAGUE GOING FREE TO PLAY?

Developers Psyonix has confirmed that the Rocket League free to play release date has been set for Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

And the good news is that we know when everything will be going live for gamers on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and Epic Games.

The Rocket League free to play update time has been set for 8am PDT on Wednesday, or 4pm GMT, if you live in the UK.

Here’s a little more information from Psyonix, who confirmed this week: “The wait for Rocket League’s free to play launch is nearly over.

“Get ready to take your shot on September 23 at 8 a.m. PDT (3 p.m. UTC). To celebrate, we’re also throwing an in-game event, Llama-Rama, soon after launch.

“September 23 is also the day you’ll find Rocket League available for download on its newest home: the Epic Games Store.

“You can visit the Rocket League page now, and add the game to your wishlist so you’re notified as soon as it’s available.

“If you add Rocket League to your library between September 23 and October 23 you will receive a $10 EGS coupon that is redeemable on games and add-ons $14.99 and up. Plus, once you download and launch the game, you’ll instantly get two new items in your inventory: Sun Ray Boost and Hot Rocks Trail.”

Psyonix has already released an update to sort out the launch of Rocket League on Epic Games, but it should be noted that something technical could still happen.

Problems on launch day are likely, especially when you consider all the exciting Season 1 content coming soon.

Here’s what we know about what’s being planned for Rocket League F2P: Season 1:

ROCKET PASS

Get ready to Tier Up in the latest Rocket Pass, which begins with Season 1. This Rocket Pass celebrates the legacy of Rocket League, and comes with 70+ Tiers of items inspired by the history of the game. It all starts with the newest rugged car, Harbinger. Inspired by a classic from Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, Harbinger modernizes the stylings of its predecessor and is ready for Rocket League. This latest car is unlocked immediately with Rocket Pass Premium.

Rocket Pass Premium costs 1000 Credits and grants access to the full Rocket Pass experience: 70 Tiers of unlockable items, and the Pro Tiers after Tier 70 which grant Painted and Special Edition variants of select items from this Rocket Pass. Plus, players with Rocket Pass Premium will get three additional Weekly Challenges that will grant XP and Drops.

COMPETITIVE SEASON AND COMPETITIVE TOURNAMENTS

While Season 1 officially launches on September 23, current Rocket League players will have a short head start on the new Competitive Season which will begin shortly after Competitive Season 14 ends at 3 p.m. PT on September 22. Plus, we’re revealing the Season 1 Rewards ahead of time. Without further ado, check out the Decal rewards for the upcoming season!

Don’t forget, Season 1 is bringing 3v3 Competitive Tournaments, so assemble your squad and get ready for an all new way to compete! Tournaments will be available to join when free to play launches.

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